Grady Lewis

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Grady Lewis
Grady Lewis.jpg
Lewis with the Phillips 66ers
Personal information
Born (1917-03-25)March 25, 1917
Boyd, Texas
Died March 11, 2009(2009-03-11) (aged 91)
Peoria, Arizona
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
College Southwestern Oklahoma State
Playing career 1939–1949
Position Forward / Center
Number 66, 7, 6, 35, 13
Career history
As player:
1939–1942 Phillips 66ers
1946–1947 Detroit Falcons
1947–1948 St. Louis Bombers
1948 Baltimore Bullets
1948–1949 St. Louis Bombers
As coach:
19481950 St. Louis Bombers
Career highlights and awards

Grady W. Lewis (March 25, 1917 – March 11, 2009) was an American professional basketball player.

A 6'7" forward/center from the University of Oklahoma, Lewis played four seasons with the Phillips 66 Oilers of the AAU, and three seasons (1946–1949) in the Basketball Association of America as a member of the Detroit Falcons, St. Louis Bombers, and Baltimore Bullets. He averaged 5.4 points per game in his career and won a league championship with Baltimore in 1948. Lewis also was a member of two AAU national championship teams with Phillips 66 (1940, 1946).

Lewis coached the St. Louis Bombers during the 1948–49 and 1949–50 seasons. He then worked for the Converse shoe company.[1]

BAA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played  FG%  Field-goal percentage
 FT%  Free-throw percentage  APG  Assists per game
 PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Denotes season in which Lewis won a BAA championship

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1946–47 Detroit 60 .204 .543 .9 4.8
1947–48 St. Louis 24 .248 .667 .5 6.9
1947–48 Baltimore 21 .294 .619 1.3 7.1
1948–49 St. Louis 34 .387 .600 1.1 4.4
Career 139 .252 .595 .9 5.4

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1948 Baltimore 11 .211 .759 .8 6.2
Career 11 .211 .759 .8 6.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andy Taylor. "Retired Converse exec with Caney connection dies". Montgomery County Chronicle. March 18, 2009. Retrieved on March 19, 2009.

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