Category:John Thompson (basketball born 1941)
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English: John Robert Thompson Jr.n (September 2, 1941 – August 31, 2020) was an American college basketball coach for the Georgetown Hoyas. In 1984, he became the first African-American head coach to win a major collegiate championship when Patrick Ewing led the Hoyas to an NCAA Division I national championship over the Houston Cougars. Thompson was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. After retiring from coaching, he became a radio and television sports commentator.
American basketball player and coach (1941-2020)
|Name in native language||John Thompson|
|Date of birth||2 September 1941|
John Robert Thompson Jr.
|Date of death||30 August 2020|
|Work period (start)||1964|
|Work period (end)||1966|
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