Oscar Robertson and Crispus Attucks, 60 years later, Spike Lee's L'il Joint 30x30 segment on ESPN, May 2015

"The Big O,"TNT sports, one-hour special with Chris Webber as interviewer and narrator, February 15, 2014. This show will re-air periodically on NBA-TV; check listings for that channel.

"NBA on TNT"segment on Indianapolis Crispus Attucks High School vs. Gary Roosevelt High School in the 1955 Indiana state high school championship game.

"Celebrating Oscar Robertson's 75th birthday," NBC Sports, November 24, 2013"Inside the NBA," TNT sports, February 14, 2009, segment featuring Oscar Robertson with Tom Heinsohn, Jerry West and Lenny Wilkens discussing the near-boycott of the 1964 NBA All-Star game.

"Inside The NBA," TNT Sports, January 17-18, 2000. Oscar Robertson appears as a panelist with Wayne Embry, Bill Russell and John Thompson discussing the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century," presented by Sports Illustrated on CBS, December 2, 1999. Oscar Robertson is honored along with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird, Wilt Chamberlain, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan and Bill Russell in the basketball category.

"ESPN Sports Century", 30-minute program on Oscar Robertson as one of the 20th Century's fifty greatest athletes, first aired 1999. Check ESPN listings for rebroadcast information.


With a cigar in hand, Oscar Robertson, looks back on his life, his Hall of Fame career and the NBA today, Kenneth Shouler, Cigar Aficionado, March-April, 2005"

Solo Acts: We rank the top 10 individual achievements in NBA history" by Jeff Ryan, COURTSIDE Magazine, November 2003

"King without a Castle" by Jack McCallum, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, July 15, 2002

"Oscar Robertson: Simply the Best," INDIANA BASKETBALL HISTORY MAGAZINE, Summer 2002 (published by Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame)

"Team of the Century" by Jack McCallum, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, November 15, 1999

"I Still Try To Do It All" by Oscar Robertson, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, November 23, 1998

"A Father's Gift" by Richard Jerome, PEOPLE MAGAZINE, May 26, 1997.


"Becoming a Master Student Athlete," textbook from Houghton Mifflin, 2005, The Big O contributed a profile.

"The Inside Game: Race, Power and Politics in the NBA" by Wayne Embry with Mary Schmitt Boyer (University of Akron Press, 2004).

"They Cleared the Lane" by Ron Thomas (University of Nebraska Press, 2002). This book on the early black stars of the NBA contains a chapter on Oscar Robertson.

"Sky Kings: Black Pioneers of Professional Basketball" by Bijan C. Bayne (Grolier Publishing, 1998). This book contains a chapter on Oscar Robertson.

"Kings of the Court: Legends of the NBA" by Alan Minsky (Metrobooks, 1995).