Eric Fernsten

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Eric Fernsten
Personal information
Born (1953-11-01) November 1, 1953 (age 65)
Oakland, California
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High schoolSkyline (Oakland, California)
CollegeSan Francisco (1972–1975)
NBA draft1975 / Round: 4 / Pick: 62nd overall
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Playing career1975–1988
PositionCenter / Power forward
Number41, 23, 45
Career history
1975Cleveland Cavaliers
19751977Chicago Bulls
1977–1979Mens Sana Siena
19791982Boston Celtics
1983–1984New York Knicks
1985–1986Tampa Bay Thrillers
1986Staten Island Stallions
1987–1988Albany Patroons
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Eric Robert Fernsten (born November 1, 1953) is an American retired professional basketball player.

A 6'10" center from the University of San Francisco, Fernsten played in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, Boston Celtics, and New York Knicks. He averaged 2.4 points per game and 1.7 rebounds per game in his NBA career and participated on Boston's 1981 NBA Championship team. Eric also played basketball in Europe for several years. Fernsten was key practice player whom pushed the veterans to work harder.[1]


  1. ^ "Eric Fernsten, a hard-working but seldom-used reserve who was". UPI. UPI. Retrieved 22 July 2018.

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