Nelson Bobb

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Nelson Bobb
Personal information
Born (1924-02-25)February 25, 1924
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died December 8, 2003(2003-12-08) (aged 79)
Irvine, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight 170 lb (77 kg)
Career information
High school West Philadelphia
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
College Temple (1942–1943, 1946–1949)
NBA draft 1949 / Round: 3
Selected by the Philadelphia Warriors
Playing career 1949–1953
Position Point guard
Number 5
Career history
19491953 Philadelphia Warriors
Career statistics
Points 1,052 (4.6 ppg)
Rebounds 405 (2.4 rpg)
Assists 488 (2.1 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Nelson "Nitzy" Bobb (February 25, 1924 – December 8, 2003) was an American basketball player.

Born and raised in Philadelphia, he played collegiately for hometown Temple University.

He was selected by the Philadelphia Warriors in the 1949 BAA draft and the Syracuse Nationals in the 1949 NBL draft.

He played for the Warriors (1949–53) in the NBA for 227 games.

Bobb died December 8, 2003 of cancer in Irvine, California.

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