Phil Bond

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Phil Bond
No. 30
Point guard
Personal information
Born (1954-07-27) July 27, 1954 (age 60)
Louisville, Kentucky
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school duPont Manual
(Louisville, Kentucky)
College Louisville (1973–1977)
NBA draft 1977 / Round: 3 / Pick: 62nd overall
Selected by the Houston Rockets
Career history
1977 Houston Rockets
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Phillip Damone "Phil" Bond (born July 27, 1954) is a retired American basketball player.

Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Bond attended Manual High School in Louisville, where he graduated third in his class of 312 in 1972. He played collegiately for the University of Louisville.

In 1975 he started for Denny Crum's second team to reach the Final Four and was selected Most Valuable Player in the NCAA Midwest Region Tournament. He also played on the United States Pan American team that won a gold medal. He was an All-American in 1976 and broke Jim Price's assist record, which stood for 14 years. In addition, he was selected as an Academic All-American in 1976.

He was selected by the Houston Rockets in the 3rd round (62nd pick overall) of the 1977 NBA Draft.

He played for the Rockets (1977–78) in the NBA for 7 games.

In 1983, Bond joined the staff of Metro United Way in Louisville, Kentucky. He is currently the Chief Financial Officer of the organization.[1]

In 2013, his son, Jordan Bond, was a walk-on with the University of Louisville basketball team that won the men's NCAA national championship.[2]

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