Gene Moore (basketball)

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Gene Moore
Gene Moore.jpeg
Moore circa 1972
Personal information
Born (1945-07-25) July 25, 1945 (age 71)
St. Louis, Missouri
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school Sumner (St. Louis, Missouri)
College Saint Louis (1965–1968)
NBA draft 1968 / Round: 2 / Pick: 22nd overall
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
Playing career 1968–1975
Position Center
Number 54, 55, 10
Career history
1968–1970 Kentucky Colonels
1970–1971 Texas / Dallas Chaparrals
1971–1972 New York Nets
1972–1974 San Diego Conquistadors
1974–1975 Spirits of St. Louis
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Eugene Wilbert Moore (born July 29, 1945) is an American former professional basketball player from St. Louis, Missouri.

A 6'9" center from Saint Louis University, Moore was selected in the second round of the 1968 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks and by the Kentucky Colonels in the American Basketball Association draft.[1]

Moore played in the American Basketball Association from 1968 through 1970 for the Kentucky Colonels, and spent the 1970-71 season with the Texas Chaparrals. After playing for the New York Nets during the 1971-72 season, Moore was selected by the expansion San Diego Conquistadors in the 1972 expansion draft and played two seasons with that team before finishing his ABA career with the Spirits of St. Louis during the 1974-75 season.[1] Moore averaged 12.0 points per game and 9.4 rebounds per game in his ABA career and appeared in the 1970 ABA All-Star Game.

Moore holds the ABA records for the most personal fouls in a season (382 in 1969-70), the most personal fouls in an ABA career (1,348), and the most disqualifications in an ABA career (43).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b BasketballReference.com Gene Moore page
  2. ^ The Official NBA Basketball Encyclopedia,. Villard Books. 1994. p. 209. ISBN 0-679-43293-0. 

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