Leroy Edwards - Awards and Accolades - Career

Career

  • United Press International selection as one of top 5 greatest professional players all-time (1945)
  • Helms Athletic Foundation Basketball Hall of Fame inductee (1971)
  • Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame inductee
  • Association of Professional Basketball Researchers (APBR) Top-100 Professional Basketball Players of the 20th Century
  • University of Kentucky's Athletics Hall of Fame inductee (2012)

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