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Griffith, Darrell A.
Birth Year : 1958
Darrell A. Griffith was born in Louisville, KY. He was invited to the 1976 Olympic trials as a high school basketball player. As a 6' 4" guard at the University of Louisville, he acquired the nickname "Dr. Dunkenstein," led the school to its 1980 NCAA basketball championship and received the John Wooden Award as the nation's top player. He was drafted by the Utah Jazz and chosen Rookie of the Year for the 1980-1981 season. For more see Darrell Griffith on Basketball-Reference.com; Darrell Griffith in Basketball: a biographical dictionary by D. L. Porter, pp.177-178; and Darrell Griffith on p.392 in The Kentucky Encyclopedia.
Subjects: Basketball, Olympics: Athletes, Games, Events
Geographic Region: Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky / Utah