Ben Warley

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Ben Warley
No. 14, 33, 40, 44
Small forward / Guard
Personal information
Born (1936-09-04)September 4, 1936
Washington, D.C.
Died April 5, 2002(2002-04-05) (aged 65)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Phelps Vocational (Washington, D.C.)
College Tennessee State (1957–1960)
NBA draft 1961 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6th overall
Selected by the Syracuse Nationals
Pro career 1960–1974
Career history
1960–1962 Cleveland Pipers (ABL)
1962–1963 Long Beach Chiefs (ABL)
19631965 Syracuse Nationals / Philadelphia 76ers
1965–1967 Baltimore Bullets
19671969 Anaheim Amigos / Los Angeles Stars (ABA)
1969–1970 Denver Rockets (ABA)
1970–1971 Camden Bullets (EBA)
1971–1972 Wilkes-Barre Barons (EBA)
1972–1973 Hazleton Bullets (EBA)
1973–1974 Cherry Hill Rookies (EBA)
Career highlights and awards
  • ABA All-Star (1968)
Career NBA and ABA statistics
Points 3,686 (8.4 ppg)
Rebounds 2,436 (5.6 rpg)
Assists 356 (0.8 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Benjamin Vallentina Warley (September 4, 1936–April 5, 2002) was an American professional basketball player.

A 6'5" forward/guard from Tennessee State University, Warley played five seasons (1962–1967) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Syracuse Nationals, Philadelphia 76ers, and Baltimore Bullets. He averaged 8.4 points per game and 5.6 rebounds per game. Warley later played with several teams in the American Basketball Association, representing the Anaheim Amigos in the 1968 ABA All-Star Game.[1]

Warley settled in Philadelphia after his playing career was over. He died of liver cancer in 2002.[2]

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  2. ^ Obituary at NBA.com