He was the Sonics first ever draft pick back in 1967. He averaged 13 points a game his rookie year and a little over 10 points in his sophomore and final year with the Sonics.
Al passed away in 2001.
He is most famous for being the inventor of the alley-oop with his brother, Gerald, while at Oklahoma Baptist University. As fans of the Sonics, we should know what a truly beautiful thing that the alley-oop is.
The man does deserve a bit more fanfare, but I will cover that in another piece. Also, I'm going to start adding history elements on the site. Keep an eye out for that.