Senior editor for New York Times.
Former professional basketball player for the Seattle SuperSonics, the New York Nets, the Indiana Pacers, and the Philadelphia 76ers. Won a silver medal at the 1972 Summer Olympics as a member of the United States national basketball team.
Soviet assistant coach for Classic 1972 USA vs. USSR Basketball game.
Professor of Russian history and the history of sport at the University of California, San Diego.
Former editor of Sport Express, a national newspaper published in Russia.
Wrote lyrics to accompany several patriotic Soviet military tunes.
Former professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks, the Washington Bullets, and the Houston Rockets.