August 21, 1949 |
Hamburg, West Germany
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|High school||Saint Casimir (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)|
|College||George Washington (1968–1971)|
|NBA draft||1971 / Round: 4 / Pick: 65th overall|
|Selected by the Phoenix Suns|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
After college, Szczerbiak was drafted by the Phoenix Suns, in the 4th round (14th pick, 65th overall) of the 1971 NBA Draft. He was also drafted by the Dallas Chaparrals, of the American Basketball Association (ABA), in the 1971 ABA Draft.
Szczerbiak played in the ABA during the 1971–72 season, as a member of the Pittsburgh Condors. He then joined the Kentucky Colonels, who selected him in the Condors' dispersal draft, but he was later cut from Kentucky's roster.
Szczerbiak won three EuroLeague titles with the Spanish League club Real Madrid (1974, 1978, and 1980). He also won the FIBA Intercontinental Cup three times with Real Madrid (1976, 1977, and 1978). He was named the MVP of the 1977 edition of the FIBA Intercontinental Cup.