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One of the greatest college basketball coaches and a man I always had high regard for as a true gentleman, John Wooden, former UCLA basketball coach died yesterday at the age of 99-four months shy of what would have been his 100th birthday.

He was a consummate gentleman, an excellent coach, and an American icon.

RIP, coach Wooden, you inspired me and countless others with your life. Thank you.
 

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One of the greates to ever coach and must not have been a bad player as he is one of the few or maybe the only one that is in college basketball HOF as a player and coach. His memory was still sharp the day he went.
 

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Nicely done, serv.

Grew up with UCLA and Coach Wooden as the gold standard of sport ... college, pro, anything. He was simply The Way It Should Be Done.

A respectful and sincere bow of the head to a life lived well.

 

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