Eric Fernsten

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Eric Fernsten
Personal information
Born (1953-11-01) November 1, 1953 (age 64)
Oakland, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school Skyline (Oakland, California)
College San Francisco (1972–1975)
NBA draft 1975 / Round: 4 / Pick: 62nd overall
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Playing career 1975–1988
Position Center / Power forward
Number 41, 23, 45
Career history
1975 Cleveland Cavaliers
19751977 Chicago Bulls
1977–1979 Mens Sana Siena
19791982 Boston Celtics
1983–1984 New York Knicks
1985–1986 Tampa Bay Thrillers
1986 Staten Island Stallions
1987–1988 Albany 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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