July 26, 1965 |
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|High school||Eastern (Louisville, Kentucky)|
|NBA draft||1988 / Round: 3 / Pick: 61st overall|
|Selected by the Indiana Pacers|
|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.
Following the completion of his career, Crook was drafted by the Indiana Pacers in the third round (61st pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft. 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.
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