Skeeter Swift

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Skeeter Swift
Personal information
Born(1946-06-19)June 19, 1946
Alexandria, Virginia
DiedApril 20, 2017(2017-04-20) (aged 70)
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight204 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High schoolGeorge Washington
(Alexandria, Virginia)
CollegeEast Tennessee State (1966–1969)
NBA draft1969 / Round: 3 / Pick: 31st overall
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
Playing career1969–1974
PositionShooting guard
Number24, 23, 21
Career history
As player:
1969–1970New Orleans Buccaneers
1969–1970Memphis Pros
1970–1972Pittsburgh Condors
1972–1974Dallas Chaparrals / San Antonio Spurs
As coach:
1977–1978Liberty
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Harley E. "Skeeter" Swift (June 19, 1946 – April 20, 2017) was an American professional basketball player.

A 6'3" guard from East Tennessee State University, Swift was selected in the third round (31st pick overall) of the 1969 NBA draft by the Milwaukee Bucks, but he instead played five seasons in the American Basketball Association as a member of the New Orleans Buccaneers, Memphis Pros, Pittsburgh Condors, Dallas Chaparrals, and San Antonio Spurs. He averaged 11.6 points per game in his professional career.[1]

Swift died on April 20, 2017, at the age of 70.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Skeeter Swift at basketball-reference.com.
  2. ^ "ETSU great "Skeeter" Swift dies at the age of 70". WJHL.COM. Retrieved 21 April 2017.