Ralph Lewis (basketball)
March 28, 1963|
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||200 lb (91 kg)|
|High school||Frankford (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)|
|College||La Salle (1981–1985)|
|NBA draft||1985 / Round: 6 / Pick: 139th overall|
|Selected by the Boston Celtics|
|Number||35, 22, 11|
|1985–1986||Bay State Bombardiers|
|1989–1990||Sioux Falls Skyforce|
|1991–1992||Sioux Falls Skyforce|
|1992–1993||Rapid City Thrillers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||229 (2.3 ppg)|
|Rebounds||118 (1.2 rpg)|
|Assists||29 (0.3 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
In college, Lewis scored 1,807 points (15.6 ppg average) in his four years at La Salle. He was named to the First Team All-MAAC (1983–1984 and 1984–1985) and First Team All Big 5 in 1984 and 1985. Lewis received the Geasey Award as the Big 5 Player of the Year in 1984, when he helped the Explorers become Big 5 co-champions. He was inducted into La Salle Hall of Athletes in 1990 and the Big 5 Hall of Fame in 1991.
Lewis became an assistant coach with the Seattle SuperSonics in 2005. Prior to that he was the head coach of the NBA Development League's Huntsville Flight for three seasons, compiling a 73–71 win-loss record. On December 26, 2010, Lewis was one of three assistants hired to serve under interim Charlotte Bobcats head coach Paul Silas.
In 2006, while Lewis was an assistant with the Sonics, his 82-year-old maternal grandmother was killed in Philadelphia. She suffered multiple stab wounds to her chest and throat.
- College & NBA stats @ basketballreference.com