Lee Winfield

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Lee Winfield
No. 11, 3
Point guard
Personal information
Born (1947-02-04)February 4, 1947
St. Louis, Missouri
Died February 4, 2011(2011-02-04) (aged 64)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Listed weight 174 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school Sumner (St. Louis, Missouri)
College St. Louis Baptist JC (1974–1978)
North Texas State (1967–1969)
NBA draft 1969 / Round: 3 / Pick: 32nd overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Pro playing career 1969–1976
Career history
19691973 Seattle SuperSonics
19731975 Buffalo Braves
1975–1976 Kansas City Kings
Career NBA statistics
Points 2,959 (7.3 ppg)
Rebounds 828 (2.1 rpg)
Assists 1,003 (2.5 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Leroy "Lee" Winfield (February 4, 1947 – February 4, 2011) was an American professional basketball player.

A 6'2" guard from North Texas State University, Winfield played in the National Basketball Association from 1969 to 1976 as a member of the Seattle SuperSonics, Buffalo Braves, and Kansas City Kings. His most productive seasons came in 1970-71 and 1971-72 when he averaged more than 10 points a game with Seattle. He was also a member of the Braves' 1974 and 1975 playoff teams.[1] He averaged 7.3 points per game in his professional career.[2]

Winfield later worked as an assistant coach at the University of Missouri [3] and St. Louis Community College.[4]

He died on his 64th birthday after a battle with colon cancer.[5]