Ben Warley

Benjamin Vallentina "Ben" Warley (September 4, 1936 – April 5, 2002) was an American professional basketball player.

Ben Warley
Personal information
Born(1936-09-04)September 4, 1936
Washington, D.C.
DiedApril 5, 2002(2002-04-05) (aged 65)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolPhelps Vocational (Washington, D.C.)
CollegeTennessee State (1957–1960)
NBA draft1961 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6th overall
Selected by the Syracuse Nationals
Playing career1960–1974
PositionSmall forward / Guard
Number14, 33, 40, 44
Career history
1960–1962Cleveland Pipers
1962–1963Long Beach Chiefs
19631965Syracuse Nationals / Philadelphia 76ers
19651967Baltimore Bullets
19671969Anaheim Amigos / Los Angeles Stars
1969–1970Denver Rockets
1970–1971Camden Bullets
1971–1972Wilkes-Barre Barons
1972–1973Hazleton Bullets
1973–1974Cherry Hill Rookies
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA and ABA statistics
Points3,686 (8.4 ppg)
Rebounds2,436 (5.6 rpg)
Assists356 (0.8 apg)
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at
Stats at

A 6'5" forward/guard from Tennessee State University, Warley played five seasons (1962–1967) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Syracuse Nationals, Philadelphia 76ers, and Baltimore Bullets. He averaged 8.4 points per game and 5.6 rebounds per game. Warley later played with several teams in the American Basketball Association, representing the Anaheim Amigos in the 1968 ABA All-Star Game.[1]

Warley settled in Philadelphia after his playing career was over. He died of liver cancer in 2002.[2]


  1. ^ "Ben Warley Stats". Retrieved July 25, 2007.
  2. ^ Obituary at