As a 6’9” center, Arnie Risen is one of the players who helped put basketball on the map of American sports. In the 1940s, Risen led the Ohio State University Buckeyes to two straight Final Four appearances, although he did not manage to win a National Championship.
However, the championships would come in his professional career. Risen played professionally in the NBA for ten seasons (1948-1958). For his first six seasons, Risen was a member of the Rochester Royals. And in his final four seasons, there was an Arnie Risen appearance with the Boston Celtics, helping them to two NBA Championships.
**Arnie Risen Speaker**
As one of the grandfathers of the National Basketball Association, an Arnie Risen speaker appearance is a chance for aficionados of the game to learn about the history of the sport and its most successful league.
**Arnie Risen Appearance**
During his ten year professional basketball career, there was an Arnie Risen appearance in the NBA All-Star game four times.
**Arnie Risen Endorsement**
1998 brought the ultimate Arnie Risen endorsement of his basketball skills. In that year he was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
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