Ben Warley

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Ben Warley
Personal information
Born (1936-09-04)September 4, 1936
Washington, D.C.
Died April 5, 2002(2002-04-05) (aged 65)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Phelps Vocational (Washington, D.C.)
College Tennessee State (1957–1960)
NBA draft 1961 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6th overall
Selected by the Syracuse Nationals
Playing career 1960–1974
Position Small forward / Guard
Number 14, 33, 40, 44
Career history
1960–1962 Cleveland Pipers
1962–1963 Long Beach Chiefs
19631965 Syracuse Nationals / Philadelphia 76ers
19651967 Baltimore Bullets
19671969 Anaheim Amigos / Los Angeles Stars
1969–1970 Denver Rockets
1970–1971 Camden Bullets
1971–1972 Wilkes-Barre Barons
1972–1973 Hazleton Bullets
1973–1974 Cherry Hill Rookies
Career highlights and awards
  • ABA All-Star (1968)
Career NBA and ABA statistics
Points 3,686 (8.4 ppg)
Rebounds 2,436 (5.6 rpg)
Assists 356 (0.8 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Benjamin Vallentina "Ben" Warley (September 4, 1936–April 5, 2002) was an American professional basketball player.

A 6'5" forward/guard from Tennessee State University, Warley played five seasons (1962–1967) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Syracuse Nationals, Philadelphia 76ers, and Baltimore Bullets. He averaged 8.4 points per game and 5.6 rebounds per game. Warley later played with several teams in the American Basketball Association, representing the Anaheim Amigos in the 1968 ABA All-Star Game.[1]

Warley settled in Philadelphia after his playing career was over. He died of liver cancer in 2002.[2]

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  2. ^ Obituary at NBA.com