Gary Gray (basketball)

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Gary Gray (basketball)
Personal information
Born (1945-02-23) February 23, 1945 (age 70)
Fort Cobb, Oklahoma
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Fort Cobb (Fort Cobb, Oklahoma)
College Oklahoma City (1964–1967)
NBA draft 1967 / Round: 3 / Pick: 26th overall
Selected by the Cincinnati Royals
Pro career 1967–1968
Position Guard
Number 15
Career history
1967–1968 Cincinnati Royals
Career statistics
Points 105
Rebounds 23
Assists 26

Gary Gray is a former American basketball player who played guard in the National Basketball Association.

Early Years[edit]

Gary Gray was born on February 23, 1945 in Fort Cobb, Oklahoma. Following graduation from Fort Cobb High School in 1963,[1] he attended Oklahoma City University, where he led them to the All-College Tournament championship in 1966. His OCU Chiefs made the 1966 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.[2]
Gray was named an Academic All American for 1966-1967 by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).[3]

Professional Basketball Career[edit]

Gray was drafted in the third round of the 1967 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals.[1] He was also selected in the 1967 American Basketball Association Draft by the Dallas Chaparrals.[4]
He spent the 1967-68 season with the Royals, averaging 2.4 points per game in limited playing time. He was later selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1968 NBA Expansion Draft.[1]

Retirement[edit]

Gary Gray was inducted into the OCU Basketball Hall of Fame in 1986.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Gary Gray". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2011-06-18. 
  2. ^ "Championships". Oklahoma City University. Retrieved December 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Academic All-American/Scholar Athletes". Oklahoma City University. Retrieved December 30, 2012. 
  4. ^ Gary Gray. DatabaseBasketball.com. Retrieved 2012-12-30.
  5. ^ "Hall of Fame". Oklahoma City University. Retrieved December 30, 2012.