Wayne A. Hightower (January 14, 1940 – April 18, 2002) was an American basketball player who had a long and productive career in the NBA and ABA during the 1960s and early 1970s. He was a 6'8" power forward and center. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Hightower went to Kansas, and after graduation moved to Spain and signed for Real Madrid, whom he led to a domestic championship and the final of the European Champions Cup, which the team lost. He was drafted in the 1962 NBA draft at the 7th spot overall by the San Francisco Warriors, with whom he played for 3 seasons.

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  • Wayne A. Hightower (nacido el 14 de enero de 1940 en Filadelfia, Pensilvania y fallecido en la misma ciudad el 18 de abril de 2002) fue un jugador de baloncesto estadounidense que disputó 5 temporadas de la NBA, otras 5 en la ABA y previamente a todas ellas una en la Liga Española, en el Real Madrid. Medía 2,03 metros de altura, y jugaba indistintamente en las posiciones de alero y de pívot. (es)
  • Wayne A. Hightower (January 14, 1940 – April 18, 2002) was an American basketball player who had a long and productive career in the NBA and ABA during the 1960s and early 1970s. He was a 6'8" power forward and center. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Hightower went to Kansas, and after graduation moved to Spain and signed for Real Madrid, whom he led to a domestic championship and the final of the European Champions Cup, which the team lost. He was drafted in the 1962 NBA draft at the 7th spot overall by the San Francisco Warriors, with whom he played for 3 seasons. The pinnacle of his NBA career came with the Warriors, together with fellow Philadelphia native Wilt Chamberlain he reached the 1964 NBA Finals. Hightower recorded his best season that year, averaging 13.2 and 7.2 PG. He later played for several other teams, moving to play in the ABA in 1967 before retiring in 1972. Hightower died on April 18, 2002, in his hometown of Philadelphia. (en)
  • 韦恩·海托(英语:Wayne A. Hightower,1940年1月14日-2002年4月18日),为美国NBA联盟的前职业篮球运动员。他在1962年的NBA选秀中第1轮第5顺位被旧金山勇士选中。 (zh)
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  • Wayne A. Hightower (nacido el 14 de enero de 1940 en Filadelfia, Pensilvania y fallecido en la misma ciudad el 18 de abril de 2002) fue un jugador de baloncesto estadounidense que disputó 5 temporadas de la NBA, otras 5 en la ABA y previamente a todas ellas una en la Liga Española, en el Real Madrid. Medía 2,03 metros de altura, y jugaba indistintamente en las posiciones de alero y de pívot. (es)
  • 韦恩·海托(英语:Wayne A. Hightower,1940年1月14日-2002年4月18日),为美国NBA联盟的前职业篮球运动员。他在1962年的NBA选秀中第1轮第5顺位被旧金山勇士选中。 (zh)
  • Wayne A. Hightower (January 14, 1940 – April 18, 2002) was an American basketball player who had a long and productive career in the NBA and ABA during the 1960s and early 1970s. He was a 6'8" power forward and center. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Hightower went to Kansas, and after graduation moved to Spain and signed for Real Madrid, whom he led to a domestic championship and the final of the European Champions Cup, which the team lost. He was drafted in the 1962 NBA draft at the 7th spot overall by the San Francisco Warriors, with whom he played for 3 seasons. (en)
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