Kenny Sailors

A List of NBA Champions From Wyoming
Over the years, the University of Wyoming has produced 24 NBA players. Another three Wyoming natives have also played in the NBA.
Three of Wyoming's greatest players went on to win a championship during their professional career. Meanwhile, the best player that ever came from the Cowboy Sta…
Kenny Sailors Snubbed by Basketball Hall of Fame...Again
Following his death in January, many basketball fans were hoping this would be the year Kenny Sailors finally took his rightful place in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
After all, if the inventor of shot clock is enshrined, surely the man crediting with creating the modern day jump sho…
The University of Wyoming's 'One Shining Moment'
March Madness tips off today. To celebrate, here's a look back at the University of Wyoming's "one shining moment", the NCAA National Championship in 1943.
Coach Everett Shelton's team was led by the "father of the jump shot", Kenny Sailors, who aver…
Help Get Kenny Sailors in the Basketball Hall of Fame
Basketball fans all over the world are mourning the loss of Kenny Sailors, the proud Wyoming native credited with inventing the jump shot, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 95.
Although Sailors is a member of the University of Wyoming Atheltics Hall of Fame and the National Collegiate Basketb…
Celebrating The Remarkable Life of Kenny Sailors
Kenny Sailors was the Michael Jordan of Wyoming. Among the greatest athletes in the history of the Cowboy State, he was a pioneer for one of America's most popular sports.
Early this morning, the inventor of the "jump shot" passed away in Laramie at the age of 95...