Bobby Watson (basketball)

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Bobby Watson
Personal information
Born (1930-03-22)March 22, 1930
Died January 31, 2017(2017-01-31) (aged 86)
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight 160 lb (73 kg)
Career information
High school Owensboro (Owensboro, Kentucky)
College Kentucky (1949–1952)
NBA draft 1952 / Round: 11 / Pick: 92nd overall
Selected by the Milwaukee Hawks
Playing career 1954–1955
Position Guard
Number 12
Career history
1954–1955 Minneapolis Lakers
1955 Milwaukee Hawks
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 175
Rebound 87
Assists 79

Bobby Watson (March 22, 1930 – January 31, 2017) was a guard who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Watson was drafted by the Milwaukee Hawks in the 1952 NBA draft.[1] He first played in the NBA with the Minneapolis Lakers in 1954 before being traded back to the Milwaukee Hawks for Lew Hitch.

He died on January 31, 2017 at the age of 86.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bobby Watson". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2011-06-13. 
  2. ^ Former Wildcat Bobby Watson dies