Gary Gray (basketball)
|Born||February 23, 1945|
Fort Cobb, Oklahoma
|Listed height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Listed weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|High school||Fort Cobb (Fort Cobb, Oklahoma)|
|College||Oklahoma City (1964–1967)|
|NBA draft||1967 / Round: 3 / Pick: 26th overall|
|Selected by the Cincinnati Royals|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Gary Gray was born in Fort Cobb, Oklahoma. Gray is Native American, of the Delaware Nation. Following graduation from Fort Cobb High School in 1963, he attended Oklahoma City University, where he led them to the All-College Tournament championship in 1966. His OCU Chiefs made the 1966 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.
Gray was named an Academic All American for 1966–1967 by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Professional basketball careerEdit
Gray was drafted in the third round of the 1967 NBA draft by the Cincinnati Royals. He was also selected in the 1967 American Basketball Association Draft by the Dallas Chaparrals.
He spent the 1967–68 season with the Royals, averaging 2.4 points per game in limited playing time. He was later selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1968 NBA Expansion Draft.
Gary Gray was inducted into the OCU Basketball Hall of Fame in 1986.
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