Bob Harrison (basketball)

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Bob Harrison
Bob Harrison (basketball).jpg
Harrison from 1948 Michiganensian
No. 16, 7, 3
Guard
Personal information
Born (1927-08-12) August 12, 1927 (age 86)
Toledo, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Woodward (Toledo, Ohio)
College Michigan (1945–1949)
NBA draft 1949 / Round: -- / Pick: --
Selected by the Minneapolis Lakers
Pro playing career 1949–1958
Career history
19491953 Minneapolis Lakers
1953–1956 Milwaukee / St. Louis Hawks
19561958 Syracuse Nationals
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points 4,418 (7.2 ppg)
Rebounds 1,358 (2.5 rpg)
Assists 1,672 (2.7 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Robert William Harrison (born August 12, 1927) is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6'1" guard from the University of Michigan, Harrison played nine seasons (1949–1958) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Minneapolis Lakers, Milwaukee Hawks, St. Louis Hawks, and Syracuse Nationals. He averaged 7.2 points per game in his professional career and appeared in the 1956 NBA All-Star Game.

Harrison later coached basketball at Kenyon College and Harvard University.[1]

On February 3, 1941, as a 13-year old 8th grader in Toledo, Ohio, Harrison scored all 139 points during his LaGrange School team's 139–8 win over Arch Street School.[2][3] In the game, he made 69 field goals and one free throw.[2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ William E. Steidman Jr. "The Bob Harrison Saga". The Harvard Crimson. March 11, 1976. Retrieved on October 4, 2008.
  2. ^ a b "Scores Whole Game". Daytona Beach Morning Journal. February 4, 1941. Retrieved August 17, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "The Greatest Games Ever". Dime Magazine. November 13, 2008. Retrieved August 16, 2010. 

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