George Mcginnis Death

George Mcginnis Death Hoax: Ex-Indiana University basketball player on life support

George Mcginnis Death Hoax – George Mcginnis, an American former professional basketball player is said to be fighting for his life following unknown circumstances. It was reported that he is currently on life support and friends and family are requesting prayers.

“At first reported George McGinnis had passed, but he’s in really bad shape and has been on life support for the past three days…. Indiana Pacers Indiana Basketball Prayers…”

Who is George Mcginnis?

Hailing from the basketball-rich state of Indiana, George McGinnis enjoyed the prime of his basketball career playing for teams that added excitement to the passionate basketball culture of Hoosier State. McGinnis made a significant impact during his sole varsity season at Indiana University, leading the Big Ten in both scoring and rebounding.

Subsequently, the emerging ABA welcomed Big George to the Indiana Pacers in the following season. There, he formed a formidable trio with fellow big man Mel Daniels and wing Roger Brown, securing the first of two championships for the powerhouse trio.

McGinnis earned All-Rookie honors, showcasing impressive averages close to a double-double in points and rebounds. In the 1974-75 season, he was a co-recipient of the regular season MVP honors, boasting remarkable averages of 29 points and 14 rebounds per game.

A three-time NBA and ABA All-Star, McGinnis preferred playing in the interior, utilizing his exceptional size and strength, rare attributes for his era. Legendary coach Adolph Rupp once lauded McGinnis as one of the greatest high school players he ever witnessed, a testament to Big Mac’s remarkable 53-point, 30-rebound performance in the renowned Indiana-Kentucky All-Star series.

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