Gary Phillips (basketball)

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Gary Phillips
Personal information
Born (1939-12-07) December 7, 1939 (age 78)
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

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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