Elnardo Webster (basketball)

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Elnardo Webster
Personal information
Born(1948-03-06)March 6, 1948
Jersey City, New Jersey
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High schoolLincoln (Jersey City, New Jersey)
College
NBA draft1969 / Round: 4 / Pick: 54th overall
Selected by the New York Knicks
Playing career1969–1976
PositionSmall forward
Career history
1969–1970UG Gorizia
1971New York Nets
1971–1972Memphis Pros
1972–1973Wilkes-Barre Barons
1973–1974CB Cajabilbao
1975–1976Wilkes-Barre Barons
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Elnardo Webster (born March 6, 1948) is an American former professional basketball player. At a height of 6'5" (1.96 m) tall, he played at the small forward position.

College career[edit]

Despite only playing two years of college basketball at Saint Peter's College, with the Saint Peter's Peacocks[1] Webster finished with 1,338 points and 769 rebounds.[2] His 24.8 points per game scoring average is second only to Keydren Clark (25.9) in school history, while his rebounding average is first.[2] In 2012, he was inducted into the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Hall of Fame, and then in 2016, he was inducted into Saint Peter's Hall of Fame.[3][4]

Professional career[edit]

Webster played in Italy's top-tier level league, the Serie A, with UG Gorizia, in the 1969–70 season.[5] Webster was forced to take the 1970–71 season off, while recovering from tuberculosis.[5] He played with the New York Nets and the Memphis Pros in the American Basketball Association (ABA) during the 1971–72 season.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Morgan: Webster is a rising star at St. Peter's University -- again". NJ.com. Retrieved 2018-05-14.
  2. ^ a b "Career History - Saint Peter's Records". SaintPetersPeacocks.com. Saint Peter's University. Retrieved May 13, 2018.
  3. ^ "Two Saint Peter's Men's Basketball Legends are Named to New Jersey List of Best College Basketball Players in History". SaintPeters.edu. Saint Peter's University. January 3, 2018. Retrieved May 13, 2018.
  4. ^ "Elnardo Webster". MAACsports.com. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Retrieved May 13, 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Nets Add Webster, Ex‐Star At St. Peter's, to Roster". The Milwaukee Journal. November 9, 1971. Retrieved May 13, 2018.
  6. ^ Editor, Adrienne J. Romero, Sports. "Two Alum Named to Top 25 NJ Basketball Players". The Pauw Wow. Retrieved 2018-05-14.
  7. ^ "Elnardo Webster ABA stats". basketball-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 13, 2018.

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