Robertson attends many of the games there viewing the Bearcats from a chair at courtside. Six years after the suit was filed the NBA finally reached a settlement the ABA-NBA merger took place and the Oscar Robertson suit encouraged signing of more free agents and eventually led to higher salaries for all players. On June 9 2007 Oscar received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the University of Cincinnati for both his philanthropic and entrepreneurial efforts.
For his outstanding achievements Robertson was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1980 and was voted one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History in 1996. Oscar Palmer Robertson (born November 24 1938) nicknamed "The Big O" is an American former National Basketball Association player who played for the Cincinnati Royals and Milwaukee Bucks. The 6-foot-5 220-pound Robertson played the shooting guard/point guard position and was a twelve-time All-Star eleven-time member of the All-NBA Team and one-time winner of the MVP award in fourteen professional seasons.