Bob Duffy (basketball, born 1940)

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For the former BAA player, see Bob Duffy (basketball, born 1922).
Bob Duffy
Personal information
Born (1940-09-26) September 26, 1940 (age 76)
Cold Spring, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school John Jay (Katonah, New York)
College Colgate (1959–1962)
NBA draft 1962 / Round: 2 / Pick: 10th overall
Selected by the St. Louis Hawks
Playing career 1962–1965
Position Guard
Number 24, 9 , 25
Career history
As player:
1962–1963 St. Louis Hawks
1963 New York Knicks
1963–1964 Detroit Pistons
As coach:
1964–1967 Colgate
Career NBA statistics
Points 400 (4.3 ppg)
Rebounds 104 (1.1 rpg)
Assists 167 (1.8 apg)
Stats at

Robert Joseph "Bob" Duffy (born September 26, 1940) is a retired American professional basketball player and college coach. He played college basketball at Colgate University, and was selected as the 10th overall pick in the 1962 NBA draft. He graduated as the leading scorer in school history, and his record 1,591 points stood for 19 years. Duffy was also a Helms Athletic Foundation All-American in 1962.

In his three NBA seasons, Duffy averaged 4.3 points and 1.1 rebounds per game. He eventually became the head coach of his alma mater and compiled an overall record of 25–43 in three seasons. In his later life, he founded Duffy Broadcasting.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Colgate Red Raiders (Independent) (1964–1967)
1964–65 Colgate 7–16
1965–66 Colgate 8–14
1966–67 Colgate 10–13
Total: 25–43

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion


  1. "Bob Duffy statistics". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 17, 2011. 
  2. "Bob Duffy coaching record". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 17, 2011. 
  3. "Colgate alumni play important roles in variety of fields". Colgate University. Retrieved July 17, 2011. 

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