Raymond Townsend, first Fil-Am in the NBA, on learning from John Wooden and inspiring Steve Kerr and Kevin Johnson

Former Golden State Warriors guard Raymond Townsend was the first player of Filipino heritage to play in the NBA.

Townsend developed his exceptional basketball skills at UCLA under the tutelage of the legendary coach John Wooden. As a Bruin, Townsend credited Wooden, the 10-time NCAA basketball champion coach, for teaching him how to play fundamentally-sound basketball.

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