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November 1, 1953|
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Listed weight||205 lb (93 kg)|
|High school||Skyline (Oakland, California)|
|College||San Francisco (1972–1975)|
|NBA draft||1975 / Round: 4 / Pick: 62nd overall|
|Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers|
|Position||Center / Power forward|
|Number||41, 23, 45|
|1977–1979||Mens Sana Siena|
|1983–1984||New York Knicks|
|1985–1986||Tampa Bay Thrillers|
|1986||Staten Island Stallions|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
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.
- "Eric Fernsten, a hard-working but seldom-used reserve who was". UPI. UPI. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
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