Bill Bradley
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"William Warren "Bill" Bradley" is an American Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame/Hall of Fame basketball player, Rhodes Scholarship/Rhodes scholar, and former three-term Democratic Party (United States)/Democratic United States Senate/U.S. Senator from New Jersey. He ran unsuccessfully for Democratic Party (United States) presidential primaries, 2000/the Democratic Party's nomination for President in the United States presidential election, 2000/2000 election.

Bradley was born and raised in Crystal City, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri/St. Louis, and excelled at basketball from an early age. He was a member of the Boy Scouts of America/Boy Scouts, did well academically and was an all-county and all-state basketball player in high school. He was offered 75 college scholarships, but declined them all to attend Princeton University. He earned a gold medal as a member of the 1964 Olympic basketball team and was the NCAA Player of the Year in 1965. After graduating in 1965, he attended Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship, delaying a decision for two years on whether or not to play in the National Basketball Association/NBA.

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