Durant has his NBA Title. Can you name the four other Longhorns with one?

Posted by    |    June 18th, 2017 at 1:37 am

No Googling!

A bit of a stumper.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

Former Texas Players on NBA Championship Team Rosters

Year

Player

Team

1950

Slater Martin

Minneapolis Lakers

1952

Slater Martin

Minneapolis Lakers

1953

Slater Martin

Minneapolis Lakers

1954

Slater Martin

Minneapolis Lakers

1958

Slater Martin

St. Louis Hawks

2012

Dexter Pittman

Miami Heat

2014

Cory Joseph

San Antonio Spurs

2016

Tristan Thompson

Cleveland Cavaliers

2017

Kevin Durant

Golden State Warriors

**

I knew Kevin and Tristan. I remembered Sexy Dexy. Totally forgot Cory Joseph. And you can’t forget Slater Martin – five time NBA champion and Naismith Hall of Famer. Martin fought in World War II, led Texas to the Final 4 and went on to star in the NBA and win five titles.