Selected by the Golden State Warriors as their first draft choice for the 1963-64 season, Nate Thurmond completed 11 seasons. He was considered by many as the best rebounder in the game. An excellent scorer, he had five consecutive seasons averaging over 20 points per game. In 1974, he became the only player to record a quadruple-double, scoring 22 points with 13 assists, 14 rebounds and 12 blocked shots. He was an NBA All Star selection seven times.
Inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 1988.
Plaque location: Oakland Coliseum