Syracuse Nationals (1948-1964), NBA
- NBA champion with the Syracuse Nationals (1955)
- 12× NBA All-Star (1951–1962)
- 6× All-NBA First Team (1952–1955, 1957–1958)
- 6× All-NBA Second Team (1950–1951, 1956, 1959–1961)
- NBA Coach of the Year (1966)
- Haggerty Award winner (1948)
Dolph Schayes was one of professional basketball's early superstars, a crack shooter and top rebounder whose career stretched from the NBA's inaugural year to basketball's emergence as a major sporting attraction. Dolph was a member of the 1955 NBA champion Syracuse Nationals and is a 12-time NBA All-Star. Dolph played his entire Hall of Fame career with the Nationals and their successor, the Philadelphia 76ers, from 1948 to 1964. In his 16-year career, he led the team into the post-season 15 times. When the Nationals moved to Philadelphia in 1963, Dolph was named player-coach. He retired as a player after the season, but stayed on as coach for three more seasons. He was named NBA Coach of the Year in 1966. Dolph was also the first coach of the Buffalo Braves for two years.
Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner$400Dolph will join you and your small group of up to 10 people at lunch or dinner. You choose the restaurant and you choose what you want to talk about. Dolph will share stories from his career. Note: for larger parties, please see appearance fee below.
Appearance$1,000 per hourHire Dolph Schayes to make an appearance at your next event! Dolph Schayes’s appearance will be the perfect way to promote your business or organization. (Up to 60 minutes). Autograph show pricing may vary.
Public Speaking$1,000 per hourLooking for a dynamic speaker for you next event? Dolph will speak at your gathering for 10-15 minutes and inspire your group with stories from his career in the NBA.
* Booking this talent outside of the booking region may result in additional costs. Thuzio Pros are subject to availability.
Sport Basketball League NBA Team
- Syracuse Nationals
Position Power Forward
Home Town New York, NY College New York University