Bill Zopf

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Bill Zopf
Personal information
Born (1948-06-07) June 7, 1948 (age 68)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 170 lb (77 kg)
Career information
High school Monaca (Monaca, Pennsylvania)
College Duquesne (1967–1970)
NBA draft 1970 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33rd overall
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
Playing career 1970–1971
Position Point guard
Number 6
Career history
1970–1971 Milwaukee Bucks
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

William Charles Zopf (born June 7, 1948) is a retired American professional basketball player. He was a guard and played collegiately at Duquesne University. He played for the Milwaukee Bucks during his brief NBA career.

Basketball career[edit]

Early years[edit]

Zopf attended Monaca High School. As a senior, he scored 391 points while leading his team to a 21-1 record.[1]

College[edit]

Zopf played four seasons at Duquesne University, scoring 999 points and scoring 13.3 points per game. He was named the Steel Bowl Tournament and as a senior was named to the American All Academic Team.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Milwaukee Bucks[edit]

Zopf was selected with the 16th pick in the 2nd round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks.[3] He played 53 games for the Bucks in 1970-71, averaging 2.2 points, 0.9 rebounds, and 1.4 assists per game, shooting 36.3% from the field and 55.6% from the free throw line. He left the Bucks on February 1971 due to a call-up to the army reserve unit.[4] After returning for the fall of 1971, the Bucks waived Zopf on October 2, 1971.[5]

Personal life[edit]

After retiring from the NBA, Zopf worked as a business equipment lease broker. Zopf coached his daughter Annie's AAU basketball team. She went on to play collegiately at Fordham University.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bill Zopf". www.bcshof.org. Retrieved 2016-12-20. 
  2. ^ Maurer, Matthew. "Bill Zopf". www.thedraftreview.com. Retrieved 2016-12-20. 
  3. ^ 1970 NBA Draft, basketballreference.com
  4. ^ Bill Zopf Called To Active Duty, Beaver County Times
  5. ^ "Bill Zopf Player Profile, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Stats, NCAA Stats, Game Logs, Bests, Awards - RealGM". basketball.realgm.com. Retrieved 2016-12-20. 
  6. ^ Weinreb, Michael (2008-01-26). "Masters of Zen, Not of Winning". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-12-20. 

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