Bob Gross

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Bob Gross
Bob Gross.jpg
Personal information
Born (1953-08-03) August 3, 1953 (age 65)
San Pedro, California
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolFermin Lasuen (San Pedro, California)
College
NBA draft1975 / Round: 2 / Pick: 25th overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Playing career1975–1983
PositionSmall forward
Number30
Career history
19751982Portland Trail Blazers
1982–1983San Diego Clippers
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points4,567 (8.9 ppg)
Rebounds2,253 (4.4 rpg)
Assists1,481 (2.9 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Robert Edwin Gross (born August 3, 1953) is a retired American basketball player formerly in the NBA. A 6'6" (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) forward, he attended Seattle University and California State University, Long Beach, and was selected in the 1975 NBA draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. He was also selected in the 1975 ABA Draft by the San Diego Sails. Gross was the starting small forward for the Blazers during their only championship season (1976–77). He left the NBA in 1983 with career averages of 8.9 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.12 steals a game.

Currently living in the Portland area, Gross' number 30 jersey was retired on December 18, 2008 during the Trail Blazers' home game against the Phoenix Suns. Since his retirement from basketball, he has been in the construction business.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Freeman, Joe (2008-12-17). "Former Blazers' forward Bobby Gross leaves a lasting impression". The Oregonian. Retrieved 2008-12-18.

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