Gary Phillips (basketball)

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Gary Phillips
Personal information
Born (1939-12-07) December 7, 1939 (age 77)
Quincy, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 189 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Quincy (Quincy, Illinois)
College Houston (1958–1961)
NBA draft 1961 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9th overall
Selected by the Boston Celtics
Playing career 1961–1966
Position Guard
Number 21, 34, 7
Career history
1961–1962 Boston Celtics
19621966 San Francisco Warriors
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points 2,319 (6.7 ppg)
Rebounds 903 (2.6 rpg)
Assists 665 (1.9 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Gary A. Phillips (born December 7, 1939) is a retired American professional basketball player.

A 6'3" (1.90 m) guard, Phillips starred at the University of Houston during the late 1950s and early 1960s. He was the University of Houston's first All-America basketball player who earned Second-Team All-America honors in 1959-60 and First-Team honors in 1960- 61. A two-time All-Missouri Valley Conference selection, Phillips ended his college career having scored 1,452 points.

He played five seasons (1961–1966) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Boston Celtics and San Francisco Warriors.

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