Oscar Robertson, the "Big O," is the player against whom all others labeled "all-around" are judged, and he may remain the standard forever...
Oscar Robertson (The Big O) is generally considered the greatest all around player in the history of the game...
My memories of Robertson at the University of Cincinnati are faint, but I'm sure that's when the message was first delivered. The "Big O" was simply the best...
Oscar Robertson: Basketball Hall of Fame Profile
ESPN CLASSIC at ESPN.COM
Long before there were Michael and Magic, there was "The Big O." Before Jordan and Johnson redefined the role of a guard, Oscar Robertson defined it. Long before they knew what to call a triple-double, Robertson averaged it over an entire season.
While The Big O: My Life, My Times, My Game will not disappoint basketball purists longing for Oscar Robertson's play-by-play of favorite games...