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Julius Jiacoppo

National Wheelchair Basketball Hall of Fame Member Details

Year Inducted:

1976

 

 

 

Name:

Julius Jiacoppo

 

 

Hometown:

 

 

 

Team History:

Pan American Jets, Jersey Wheelers, Brooklyn Whirlaways

 

 

NWBA Service:

 

 

 

Sports Biography:

Team leader of the Pan Am Jets of the Eastern Conference. Member NWBA Jets Championship team in 1956 & 1959. Competed in 12 NWBT's. Selected to NWBT All-Tournament Team 11 times, with Pan Am & the Brooklyn Whirlaways. Competed on USA Team at the 1956 Stoke Mandeville Games, and Pan Am World tour team in 1956-1957. Co-holder of NWBT record for free-throws made in 1956 NWBT. Also played for NJ Wheelers, 1965-66.

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