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Robert Brantley Burrow (June 29, 1934 – January 3, 2019) was an American basketball player. The son of a lumberjack, Burrow was considered the nation's No. 1 junior college player in 1954 at Lon Morris, where he scored 2,191 points.
|Born||June 29, 1934|
|Died||January 3, 2019 (aged 84)|
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||228 lb (103 kg)|
|High school||Wells (Wells, Texas)|
|NBA draft||1956 / Round: 2 / Pick: 8th overall|
|Selected by the Rochester Royals|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||459 (5.7 ppg)|
|Rebounds||357 (4.4 rpg)|
|Assists||47 (0.6 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Reportedly, Adolph Rupp gave Burrow a scholarship without seeing him play in person. He played collegiately for the University of Kentucky and was selected by the Rochester Royals in the 1956 NBA draft.
Burrow died on January 3, 2019 at age 84.