Bob Morse while playing for Ignis Varese, 1973
January 4, 1951 |
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
(Kennett Square, Pennsylvania)
|NBA draft||1972 / Round: 3 / Pick: 32nd overall|
|Selected by the Buffalo Braves|
|Position||Small forward / Power forward|
|Career highlights and awards|
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 last half-century, by the Euroleague Basketball Experts Committee.
Morse attended Kennett High School, in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. He was a prolific scorer for the Pennsylvania high school. Morse graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1972, after playing college basketball with the Penn Quakers.
Club playing career
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 finals appearances.
Post playing career
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).