Al Butler

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Al Butler
Personal information
Born (1938-07-09)July 9, 1938
Rochester, New York
Died July 12, 2000(2000-07-12) (aged 62)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school East (Rochester, New York)
College Niagara (1958–1961)
NBA draft 1961 / Round: 2 / Pick: 17th overall
Selected by the Boston Celtics
Playing career 1961–1970
Position Guard
Number 22, 3, 20
Career history
1961 Boston Celtics
19611964 New York Knicks
1964–1965 Baltimore Bullets
1965–1966 Trenton Colonials
1966–1967 Harrisburg Patriots
1967–1970 Wilkes-Barre Barons
Career NBA statistics
Points 2,282 (9.8 ppg)
Rebounds 696 (3.0 rpg)
Assists 530 (2.3 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Elbert J. "Al" Butler (July 9, 1938 – July 12, 2000) was an American basketball player.

Born in Rochester, New York, he played collegiately for Niagara University.

He was selected by the Boston Celtics in the 2nd round (17th pick overall) of the 1961 NBA draft.

He played for the Celtics (1961), New York Knicks (1962–64) and Baltimore Bullets (1964–65) in the NBA for 234 games.

Butler died of cancer on July 12, 2000.

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