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Marvin Lapicola

National Wheelchair Basketball Hall of Fame Member Details

Year Inducted:

1988

 

 

 

Name:

Marvin Lapicola

 

 

Hometown:

 

 

 

Team History:

Illinois Gizz Kids, Chicago Sidewiders

 

 

NWBA Service:

NWBA President, NWBA Vice President

 

 

Sports Biography:

Member of the University of Illinois Gizz Kids, California Western Wheels & Chicago Sidewinders. Played on NWBA Champion Gizz Kids team 1953. Selected to NWBT All-Tournament Team 3 times. Co-Holder of NWBT Record for Field Goals in a 5 game tourney (established in 1969). Member of USA Paralympic Basketball Team (1964-Tokyo). NWBA Executive Committee Vice President 1970-1975, President 1976-2000. USAB Chairman of Committee for Disabled.

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