Jerry Tarkanian was the head coach for the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels basketball team from 1973 to 1992. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2013. He died February 11, 2015 at the age of 84. He was so well loved by the city of Las Vegas that the lights on the strip were dimmed in his memory for 3 minutes, an honor only seven others have shared, including, Elvis Presley, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin, George Burns and Frank Sinatra after their deaths.
Tarkanian was popularly known as “Tark the Shark”!
A beautiful example of the art known commonly as graffiti!