Haldorson with the Phillips 66ers.
January 24, 1934 |
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Listed weight||225 lb (102 kg)|
|High school||Austin (Austin, Minnesota)|
|NBA draft||1955 / Round: 4 / Pick: 23rd overall|
|Selected by the St. Louis Hawks|
|Career highlights and awards|
Burdette Eliele "Burdie" Haldorson (born January 12, 1934) was an American basketball player who competed in the 1956 Summer Olympics and in the 1960 Summer Olympics. Haldorson played collegiately at the University of Colorado.
He was part of the American basketball team that won the gold medal in 1956. He never played professionally, but was a member of the AAU Phillips 66ers for a number of years.
Four years later, in 1960, he won his second gold medal as part of the American team. He was inducted into the Pac-12 Basketball Hall of Honor during the 2012 Pac-12 Conference Men's Basketball Tournament, March 10, 2012.
- 2011-12 Hall of Honor Class Announced, Pac-12 Conference, February 7, 2012
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