George Dempsey (basketball)
July 19, 1929 |
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||Merchantville (Merchantville, New Jersey)|
|College||The King's College (New York)|
|NBA draft||1951 / Round: 7 / Pick: 68th overall|
|Selected by the Philadelphia Warriors|
|Number||19, 5, 3|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Points||1,574 (5.0 ppg)|
|Rebounds||1,125 (3.6 rpg)|
|Assists||711 (2.3 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
A 6'2" guard from King's College, Dempsey played five seasons (1954–1959) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Philadelphia Warriors and Syracuse Nationals. He averaged 5.0 points per game in his career and won a league championship with Philadelphia in 1956.
- NJSIAA Group Basketball Past Champions, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed December 24, 2015.
- Narducci, Marc. "Back On The Field After A Frustrating Time Haddon Heights Shortstop And Captain Brent Dempsey Remained A Leader Despite Missing Seven Games.", The Philadelphia Inquirer, May 5, 2000. Accessed December 24, 2015. "George Dempsey played five years in the NBA, retiring after the 1958–59 season. 'I've always emphasized team,' said George Dempsey, 70, who lives in Pennsauken."
- George Dempsey at Basketball-Reference.com
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