Dick Atha is confirmed dead at the age of 88.
Dick was best known as a American basketball player (New York Knicks).
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RT @TribStarMark: "I don't think I could ever have enjoyed basketball more than I did at Indiana State," ISU hoops legend Dick Atha o…
Mr. Atha taught me a lot about what it means to be a good person and to have passion, no matter what others might s…
"I don't think I could ever have enjoyed basketball more than I did at Indiana State," ISU hoops legend Dick Atha o…
RT @HoopsHall: Dick Atha (@HoopsHall 1988) was an @IndStMBB legend & played in the NBA, but will be most remembered for his enduri…
RT @TJamesIndState: Rest in peace Dick Atha. IndState basketball legend.
RT @tribstarsports: Dick Atha, an ISU and Indiana Basketball Hall of Famer, died on Thursday. He was 88.
RT @samueltking: Benton Central icon Dick Atha dies at 88
RT @HoopsHall: Dick Atha (@HoopsHall 1988) was an @IndStMBB legend & played in the NBA, but will be most remembered for his enduri…
RT @HoopsHall: Dick Atha (@HoopsHall 1988) was an @IndStMBB legend & played in the NBA, but will be most remembered for his enduri…
RT @jconline: The longtime Benton County educator, administrator and coach passed away at 88.
RT @jconline: At 87 years old, Dick Atha still leads a Bison chant that has been a fixture of Benton Central athletics since 1977.
@_baetha @Sampson_2 Love these pictures of Dick Atha.
Rest in peace Dick Atha. IndState basketball legend.
RT @samueltking: UPDATED and with photo gallery of Dick Atha through the years | Benton Central icon Dick Atha dies at 88
@samueltking Great picture of you with Dick Atha.
RT @samueltking: UPDATED and with photo gallery of Dick Atha through the years | Benton Central icon Dick Atha dies at 88
RT @samueltking: A side personal story: Anytime I wrote about Benton Central, Dick Atha would mail a letter thanking me. Each would…
RT @HoopsHall: Dick Atha (@HoopsHall 1988) was an @IndStMBB legend & played in the NBA, but will be most remembered for his enduri…
Dick Atha
Personal information
Born(1931-09-21)September 21, 1931
Otterbein, Indiana
DiedFebruary 6, 2020(2020-02-06) (aged 88)
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High schoolOtterbein (Otterbein, Indiana)
CollegeIndiana State (1950–1953)
NBA draft1953 / Round: 6 / Pick: 50th overall
Selected by the New York Knicks
Playing career1955–1958
PositionPoint guard
Number17, 7
Career history
1955–1956New York Knicks
1957–1958Detroit Pistons
Career statistics
Points137
Rebounds66
Assists51
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com