February 4, 1947|
St. Louis, Missouri
|Died||February 4, 2011(aged 64)|
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||174 lb (79 kg)|
|High school||Sumner (St. Louis, Missouri)|
|College||St. Louis Baptist JC (1974–1978)
North Texas State (1967–1969)
|NBA draft||1969 / Round: 3 / Pick: 32nd overall|
|Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics|
|1975–1976||Kansas City Kings|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||2,959 (7.3 ppg)|
|Rebounds||828 (2.1 rpg)|
|Assists||1,003 (2.5 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Leroy "Lee" Winfield (February 4, 1947 – February 4, 2011) was an American professional basketball player.
A 6'2" guard from North Texas State University, Winfield played in the National Basketball Association from 1969 to 1976 as a member of the Seattle SuperSonics, Buffalo Braves, and Kansas City Kings. His most productive seasons came in 1970-71 and 1971-72 when he averaged more than 10 points a game with Seattle. He was also a member of the Braves' 1974 and 1975 playoff teams. He averaged 7.3 points per game in his professional career.
He died on his 64th birthday after a battle with colon cancer.
- "Former NBA player and SLU assistant coach Lee Winfield dies at 64", St. Louis American, February 7, 2011
- basketball-reference.com. "Lee Winfield". Retrieved 2012-02-05.
- Men's Basketball Coaching Staff at Forest Park Basketball.
- Former Mizzou coach Winfield dies
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