JOHN WOODEN, 99

John Wooden, college basketball’s  “Wizard of Westwood”, has died at the age of 99, due to natural causes, yesterday at the Ronald Regan Medical Center, where he has been hospitalized since May 26.

He was best known for the UCLA dynasty in the 60’s wherein Became an NCAA powerhouse with Gail Goodrich and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (then Lew Alcindor) as main stars. Wooden also led the Bruins to 10 NCAA championships, including an unmatched streak of seven in a row from 1967 to 1973.

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