Bevo Nordmann

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Bevo Nordmann
Personal information
Born (1939-12-11)December 11, 1939
St. Louis, Missouri
Died August 24, 2015(2015-08-24) (aged 75)
DeWitt, Michigan
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school St. Louis University HS
(St. Louis, Missouri)
College Saint Louis (1958–1961)
NBA draft 1961 / Round: 3 / Pick: 25th overall
Selected by the Cincinnati Royals
Playing career 1961–1965
Position Center
Number 61, 10, 22, 34
Career history
1961–1962 Cincinnati Royals
1962 St. Louis Hawks
1962–1963 New York Knicks
1963–1964 St. Louis Hawks
1964 Boston Celtics
1964 Allentown Jets (EPBL)
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-MVC (1960)
Career NBA statistics
Points 571 (4.3 ppg)
Rebounds 517 (3.9 rpg)
Assists 73 (0.5 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Robert William "Bevo" Nordmann (December 11, 1939 – August 24, 2015) was an American professional basketball player.

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Nordmann was a 6'10" center who played at Saint Louis University from 1959 to 1961. He was named to the All-MVC First Team during his junior season, when he averaged 16 points per game.[1]

In 1961, Nordmann was drafted by the Cincinnati Royals with the 25th pick in the NBA Draft. He appeared in four NBA seasons as a member of the Royals, St. Louis Hawks, New York Knicks and Boston Celtics, averaging 4.3 points per game.[2]

After his basketball playing career ended, Nordmann served as an assistant coach at Michigan State University and Saint Louis University. He was inducted into Saint Louis' Hall of Fame in 2005.[1] Nordmann died from cancer on August 24, 2015.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2005 Billiken Hall of Fame Inductees Announced Archived July 16, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.. slubillikens.com. January 14, 2005. Retrieved on September 23, 2009.
  2. ^ Bevo Nordmann statistics. basketball-reference.com. Retrieved on September 23, 2009.
  3. ^ "Digest: Former SLU basketball star Nordmann dies". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. August 26, 2015. Retrieved August 26, 2015.