Barney Cable

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Barney Cable
Personal information
Born (1935-07-29) July 29, 1935 (age 81)
Rochester, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school Rochester (Rochester, Pennsylvania)
College Bradley (1955–1958)
NBA draft 1958 / Round: 2 / Pick: 10th overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Playing career 1958–1967
Position Small forward / Power forward
Number 10, 23, 35, 21
Career history
19581959 Detroit Pistons
19591961 Syracuse Nationals
1961 Chicago Packers
19611963 St. Louis Hawks
19631964 Chicago Zephyrs / Baltimore Bullets
1964–1967 Wilmingon Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-MVC (1957)
Career NBA statistics
Points 2,372 (6.6 ppg)
Rebounds 1,884 (5.2 rpg)
Assists 381 (1.1 apg)
Stats at

Byrum William "Barney" Cable (born July 29, 1935) is a retired American basketball player. The fourth most prolific rebounder in Bradley basketball history, Barney Cable, a six-foot-seven forward from Rochester, Pennsylvania, was only the third BU player to be plucked in the NBA draft since the school went big time in 1938.

He played collegiately for Bradley University.

He was selected by the Detroit Pistons in the 2nd round (11th pick overall) of the 1958 NBA draft.

He played for the Pistons (1958–59, 1959–60), Syracuse Nationals (1959–61), Chicago Packers (1961–62), St. Louis Hawks (1961–62, 1962–63), Chicago Zephyrs (1962–63) and Baltimore Bullets (1963–64) in the NBA for 362 games. He is honored in the Greater Peoria Sports Hall of Fame.

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