Jerry Tarkanian

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Boomer & Carton: Grant Hill On ‘Tark The Shark’ And All-Star Weekend

Grant Hill joined Boomer and Craig in the Allstate Studio Friday morning to wrap up what was a great week of basketball guests on the radio program.

WFAN–02/13/2015

The scoreboard at the Thomas & Mack Center displays a message in support of former UNLV head basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian before a game between the Fresno State Bulldogs and the UNLV Rebels on February 10, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Reflecting On The Special Soul That Was Jerry Tarkanian

Maybe Jerry Tarkanian can’t be fit for halos. But if there’s a heaven, he’s in it.

02/12/2015

The scoreboard at the Thomas & Mack Center displays a message in support of former UNLV head basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian before a game between the Fresno State Bulldogs and the UNLV Rebels on February 10, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Hall Of Fame Coach Jerry Tarkanian, Who Built A Dynasty At UNLV, Dead At 84

The coach who won a national title at UNLV and made the school synonymous with basketball died Wednesday after several years of health issues. He was 84.

02/11/2015

Inductee Bernard King poses for a portrait prior to the 2013 Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony on September 8, 2013. Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

King, Payton And Pitino Among 2013 Basketball Hall Of Fame Class

King was slowed by a serious knee injury in 1990. But he averaged 22.5 points in his 15-year career with five teams that ended in 1993. Now, he’s a Hall of Famer.

09/08/2013

Bernard King (Photo by Noren Trotman/NBAE/Getty Images)

Knicks Great Bernard King Among 12 Finalists For Election Into Basketball HOF

King played with the Nets from 1977-1979 and with the Knicks from 1982-1987. He finished his career with New Jersey in 1993. The Brooklyn native was a four-time NBA All-Star and the 1985 NBA scoring champion.

02/15/2013