Herschell Turner

Herschell C. Turner (born March 29, 1938)[1] is an American former basketball player.

Herschell Turner
Personal information
Born(1938-03-29)March 29, 1938
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High schoolShortridge (Indianapolis, Indiana)
CollegeNebraska (1957–1960)
NBA draft1960 / Round: 6 / Pick: 45th overall
Selected by the Syracuse Nationals
Playing career1960–1968
PositionPoint guard
Number45, 34, 50
Career history
1961–1963Chicago Majors
1967Pittsburgh Pipers
1967–1968Anaheim Amigos
Career highlights and awards
Herschell Turner of Nebraska

Turner played high school basketball at Shortridge High School in Indianapolis and college basketball at the University of Nebraska.[2]

Turner was drafted by the Syracuse Nationals in the 6th round (5th pick, 45th overall) of the 1960 NBA draft.[3]

Turner played for the Anaheim Amigos[4] and Pittsburgh Pipers[5] of the American Basketball Association during the 1967–68 season.[6]

Turner also played for the Harlem Globetrotters.

Following his basketball career, Turner would become an exhibited painter.[7]