Bill Downey

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Bill Downey
Personal information
Born (1923-11-11)November 11, 1923
Died September 5, 2015(2015-09-05) (aged 91)
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
College Marquette (1942–1944)
Playing career 1947–1948
Position Center
Career history
1947–1948 Providence Steamrollers
Stats at

William K. Downey (November 11, 1923 – September 5, 2015)[1][2] was an American professional basketball player.

He played for the Providence Steamrollers of the Basketball Association of America for three games during the 1947–48 season. Downey played at the collegiate level with what are now the Marquette Golden Eagles, and also played basketball with Naval Station Great Lakes.[3]

BAA career statistics[edit]

  GP Games played
 FG%  Field-goal percentage
 FT%  Free-throw percentage
 APG  Assists per game
 PPG  Points per game

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1947–48 Providence 3 .000 .000 .0 .0
Career 3 .000 .000 .0 .0


  1. ^ "Bill Downey". Retrieved 2011-06-06. 
  2. ^ "Bill Downey". (memberhsip required). Retrieved 2016-12-07. 
  3. ^ Veterans still treasure the era when Great Lakes was on top of the sports world

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