Bob Harrison (basketball)
Harrison from 1948 Michiganensian
August 12, 1927 |
|Listed height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||Woodward (Toledo, Ohio)|
|NBA draft||1949 / Round: -- / Pick: --|
|Selected by the Minneapolis Lakers|
|Number||16, 7, 3|
|1953–1956||Milwaukee / St. Louis Hawks|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Points||4,418 (7.2 ppg)|
|Rebounds||1,358 (2.5 rpg)|
|Assists||1,672 (2.7 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Robert William Harrison (born August 12, 1927) is an American retired professional basketball player. A 6'1" guard from the University of Michigan, Harrison played nine seasons (1949–1958) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Minneapolis Lakers, Milwaukee Hawks, St. Louis Hawks, and Syracuse Nationals. He averaged 7.2 points per game in his professional career and appeared in the 1956 NBA All-Star Game.
On February 3, 1941, as a 13-year-old 8th grader in Toledo, Ohio, Harrison scored all 139 points during his LaGrange School team's 139–8 win over Arch Street School. In the game, he made 69 field goals and one free throw.
- List of basketball players who have scored 100 points in a single game
- University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor
- William E. Steidman Jr. "The Bob Harrison Saga". The Harvard Crimson. March 11, 1976. Retrieved on October 4, 2008.
- "Scores Whole Game". Daytona Beach Morning Journal. February 4, 1941. Retrieved August 17, 2010.
- "The Greatest Games Ever". Dime Magazine. November 13, 2008. Retrieved August 16, 2010.
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