Herbert Crook

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Herbert Crook
Personal information
Born (1965-07-26) July 26, 1965 (age 53)
Louisville, Kentucky
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Eastern (Louisville, Kentucky)
College Louisville (1984–1988)
NBA draft 1988 / Round: 3 / Pick: 61st overall
Selected by the Indiana Pacers
Position Small forward
Career history
1988 Quad City Thunder
1988–1989 La Crosse Catbirds
1989 Grand Rapids Hoops
1990 Tulsa Fast Breakers
Career highlights and awards

Herbert Crook (born July 26, 1965) is a retired American basketball player. He was a standout at the University of Louisville. He was a starter on the Cardinals' 1986 national championship team and was Metro Conference player of the year as a junior.

Crook, a 6'7" forward from Louisville, Kentucky and went to Eastern High School. He played at Louisville for Hall of Fame coach Denny Crum. Crook was a three-year starter, and played for Louisville's national championship team in 1986, averaging 11.8 points and 6.5 assists that year. As a junior, Crook was named Metro Conference player of the year after 16.1 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game. Crook finished his career in the top ten in a number of career statistical categories, including points, rebounds, minutes played, games played, field goals, free throws and free throw attempts.[1]

Following the completion of his career, Crook was drafted by the Indiana Pacers in the third round (61st pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft.[2] However, Crook never played in the NBA. Crook did play two seasons in the Continental Basketball Association. He averaged 11.7 points and 6.4 rebounds over 56 games with four different teams.[3]


  1. ^ [1], accessed February 13, 2011
  2. ^ [2], accessed February 13, 2011
  3. ^ 1990–91 CBA Official Guide and Register, page 266