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Friday | October 24, 2014 | 9:51pm

Joe Dean

Joe Dean
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Inducted in 2012
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee N/A
BIO
Few men have influenced the game of basketball as diversely as Dean. The three-time All-SEC player at LSU was a promotions and marketing executive with the Converse Rubber Co. from 1959-1987, advocating not only the Converse products but promoting the game of basketball wherever he traveled. In addition, he was a basketball color analyst with several networks including ESPN, NBC and Turner Sports from 1969-1987 before returning to his alma mater in Baton Rouge as director of athletics for 14 years.

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