Philip M. Farbman (April 3, 1924 – September 15, 1996) was an American professional basketball player.
|Born||April 3, 1924|
Brooklyn, New York
|Died||September 15, 1996(aged 72)|
|Listed height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Listed weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|BAA draft||1948 / Undrafted|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
He was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Lebanese-Jewish immigrants Harry and Ida Farbman and was Jewish. He attended and played basketball at Brooklyn College (1941–43) and City College of New York (1947–48). He entered the US Army in 1943 to fight in World War II.
He was drafted in the first round of the 1948 Draft by the Philadelphia Warriors. He spent one season in the Basketball Association of America (BAA) as a member of the Philadelphia Warriors and Boston Celtics (1948–49).
BAA career statisticsEdit
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