Bob Warren (basketball)

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Bob Warren
No. 21, 23, 12
Shooting guard
Personal information
Born (1946-07-17)July 17, 1946
Murray, Kentucky
Died August 25, 2014
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school South Marshall
(Benton, Kentucky)
College Vanderbilt (1965–1968)
NBA draft 1968 / Round: 4 / Pick: 47th overall
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
Pro career 1968–1976
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Robert G. "Bob" Warren (July 17, 1946 – August 25, 2014) was an American professional basketball player. He was born in Murray, Kentucky.

Warren played forward at the Vanderbilt University from 1965 to 1968. His listed height was 6'5" and his weight was 190 lbs. He wore jersey number 21. He was named to multiple All-SEC teams and won the 1968 SEC Sportsmanship Award. His senior season he served as team co-captain.[1] While he never played in the NBA (he was selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the fourth round of the 1968 NBA draft), he played professionally in the American Basketball Association from 1968 to 1976 as a member of the Los Angeles Stars, Memphis Pros, Carolina Cougars, Dallas Chaparrals, Utah Stars, San Antonio Spurs and San Diego Sails. In his eight-year ABA career, he scored 4,347 points and ranks 27th in ABA history in total games played (486).[2]

Warren was the president of B.A.S.I.C (Brothers and Sisters in Christ) Training, a Christian ministry organization in Kentucky.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vanderbilt Basketball media guide. 201-. Retrieved on June 25, 2011.
  2. ^ Career statistics. basketball-reference.com. Retrieved on April 24, 2009.
  3. ^ Life on the Hill. Retrieved on April 24, 2009.
  4. ^ "Professional Basketball Player, Ministry Founder Bob Warren Remembered as Generous Man". wkms.org. August 26, 2014.