JU Basketball Legend Artis Gilmore was recently inducted into the NJCAA Hall of Fame for his remarkable basketball career, marked by outstanding achievements both in college and professional basketball.

By the Numbers
  • Gilmore averaged 22.5 points and 16 rebounds per game during his two seasons at Gardner-Webb, accumulating 1,530 points and 1,150 rebounds.
  • He finished his collegiate career at Jacksonville University with 1,312 points and 1,224 rebounds, averaging 24.3 points and 22.7 rebounds per game.
State of Play
  • Artis Gilmore is recognized for his exceptional talent and contributions to basketball, with inductions into multiple Hall of Fames and a lasting legacy in the sport.
  • His combined ABA/NBA career total of 24,941 points ranks him as the 20th leading scorer in professional basketball history.
What's Next

Artis Gilmore's legacy is likely to continue growing, with ongoing recognition for his achievements in basketball and potential future honors in the sport.

Bottom Line

Artis Gilmore's induction into the NJCAA Hall of Fame highlights his unparalleled success in basketball, from his remarkable college career to a distinguished professional journey, solidifying his place as one of the sport's all-time greats.