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Oscar Robertson raising awareness

Updated: February 15, 2012, 8:01 PM ET
Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Oscar Robertson is stepping back into the spotlight.

After living quietly in Ohio, the NBA Hall of Famer wants to raise awareness about prostate cancer.

Robertson was diagnosed with the disease about a year ago and had his prostate removed. He is serving as honorary chairman at the International Prostate Cancer Foundation's gala in Orlando next month.

The 73-year-old said his diagnosis followed a routine PSA screening.

"I had some numbers that went ...

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