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Louis Dunbar

Louis "Sweet Lou" Dunbar (born August 8, 1953) is the Director of Player Personnel, a coach, and a former 27-year veteran basketball player for the Harlem Globetrotters.

Louis "Sweet Lou" Dunbar, Jr.
Born (1953-08-08) August 8, 1953 (age 64)
Minden, Louisiana
Alma mater

Webster High School in Minden, Louisiana

University of Houston
Occupation Basketball coach

Dunbar was born in Minden, the seat of Webster Parish in northwestern Louisiana, and played basketball for the former African American Webster High School (since consolidated into Minden High School). His father, Louis Dunbar, Sr., was a deputy for Sheriff O.H. Haynes, Jr., the father of the Minden football star Fred Haynes.

Lou played for the University of Houston from 1972 to 1975.

He served as a boys’ basketball coach in the Houston area and conducted private basketball lessons. He has also coached at First Presbyterian School.

Dunbar is a member of "Legends of Basketball", the National Basketball Retired Players Association.[1]


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