Bob Morse

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Bob Morse
Bob Morse - Ignis Varese.jpg
Bob Morse, while playing with Ignis Varese, 1973.
Personal information
Born (1951-01-04) January 4, 1951 (age 66)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Career information
High school Kennett
(Kennett Square, Pennsylvania)
College Penn (1969–1972)
NBA draft 1972 / Round: 3 / Pick: 32nd overall
Selected by the Buffalo Braves
Playing career 1972–1986
Position Small forward / Power forward
Number 9
Career history
1972–1981 Pallacanestro Varese
1981–1984 Olympique Antibes
1984–1986 Pallacanestro Reggiana
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics

Robert "Bob" Morse (born January 4, 1951) is an American former basketball player. He was named one of FIBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1991. On February 3, 2008, Morse was chosen as one of the 50 most influential personalities to European club basketball, over the previous half-century, by the EuroLeague Basketball Experts Committee.[1]

High school[edit]

Morse attended Kennett High School, in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. He was a prolific scorer for the Pennsylvania high school.

College career[edit]

Morse graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1972, after playing college basketball with the Penn Quakers.

Club playing career[edit]

Morse's tremendous scoring ability helped the great Italian League club, Pallacanestro Varese of the seventies, to lift three EuroLeague titles (1973, 1975, and 1976), in seven consecutive EuroLeague Finals appearances.

Post playing career[edit]

In the fall of 2008, Morse embarked on a new career in the United States. He is currently a lecturer in Italian at Saint Mary's College (Indiana).


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