A 6'8" forward from the University of Minnesota, Olberding played 12 seasons (1975–1987) in the American Basketball Association and National Basketball Association as a member of the San Diego Sails (1975-76), San Antonio Spurs (1975-82), Chicago Bulls (1982-83), Kansas City Kings (1983-85), and Sacramento Kings (1985-87). He had his best seasons with the Spurs, for whom he played 536 games. One of the highlights of his career occurred on January 21, 1977, when he made 10 field goals without missing in a game against the Boston Celtics. In the 1987-88 season, he played professionally in Italy for Benetton Treviso.
Ticket giveaway? Now that's just sad; The Gophers had to take the unusual step to help fill seats for the Big Ten opener at Williams Arena.(SPORTS)(Patrick Reusse)
Jan 04, 2007; Byline: Patrick Reusse; Staff Writer Jim Molinari coached his first Big Ten game precisely 31 years to the day that Jim Dutcher...