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Tune In and Listen, Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 10AM(PST) to Standing Above The Crowd with James Donaldson with Special Guest this week is Former NBA Player and 3x NBA World Champion Bill Cartwright

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Join James Donaldson on Standing Above the Crowd sports talk radio show

Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 10am (PST)

Special Guest this week is Former NBA Player and 3x NBA World Champion Bill Cartwright

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Listen to the show live at 347-205-9631

or

Call in and submit your questions to the live show at 347-205-9631

 

Bill Cartwright brief information

Career highlights and awards
As player: 3× NBA champion (19911993)NBA All-Star (1980)NBA All-Rookie First Team (1980)2× Consensus second-team All-American (19771979)3× WCAC Player of the Year (1977–1979)3× First-team All-WCAC (1977–1979)Second-team All-WCAC (1976)No. 24 retired by San Francisco DonsMr. Basketball USA (1975)First-team Parade All-American (1975)Third-team Parade All-American (1974)2× California Mr. Basketball (1974, 1975) As assistant coach: 2× NBA champion (19971998)
Career statistics
Points12,713 (13.2 ppg)
Rebounds6,106 (6.3 rpg)
Assists1,390 (1.4 apg)
Stats  at NBA.com
Stats  at Basketball-Reference.com

James William Cartwright (born July 30, 1957) is an American former professional basketball player and a former head coach of the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A 7’1″ (2.16 m) center, he played 16 seasons for the New York KnicksChicago Bulls and Seattle SuperSonics, helping the Bulls capture consecutive championships in the 19911992 and 1993 seasons. He attended Elk Grove High School in Elk Grove, California, and played college basketball at the University of San Francisco.

High school and college career[edit]

In high school, Cartwright played basketball for the Elk Grove Thundering Herd under coach Dan Risley.

In 1974 and 1975, he was named California High School State Basketball Player of the Year. In 1975, he was named California High School Sports Athlete of the Year.

On March 6–8, 1975, Cartwright’s Elk Grove High School team won the 29th Annual Tournament Of Champions in Oakland (predecessor of the California Interscholastic Federation State Basketball Championship).

As a prep star, Cartwright was just as highly regarded as fellow preps Darryl Dawkins and Bill Willoughby.[1]

Cartwright played college ball at the University of San Francisco and was a consensus second-team all-American in 1977 and 1979. During his time at USF, Cartwright played on one of the tallest starting lineups in collegiate history. He graduated as the all-time leading scorer for the Dons, averaging 19.1 points and 10.2 rebounds per game. Cartwright led San Francisco to three trips to the NCAA tournament, to the first round in the 1977 and to the Sweet Sixteen in both 1978 and 1979[3]

Listen to the show live at 347-205-9631

or

Call in and submit your questions to the live show at 347-205-9631

James Donaldson has complied quite a list of accomplishments over the years. Washington State University graduate ’79, Small business owner for 28 years, 40 years involved in his community with youth programs, education, mentoring, women and minority business advocate, political candidate and a 20 year professional basketball, including 14 years in the NBA with an All Star appearance in 1988!   Currently, James is an advocate for mental health awareness and suicide prevention as he is the Executive Director of his own non profit 5013c foundation Your Gift of Life Foundation     Now join James Donaldson as he hosts his own sports radio talk show with a variety of intriguing, inspiring and interesting guest each and every week.   Every Saturday at 10am (PST)
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