Phil Rollins

Phil Lee Rollins (born January 19, 1934) is an American former professional basketball player.[1] Rollins was selected in the 1956 NBA draft by the Philadelphia Warriors after a collegiate career at Louisville.[1] As a senior in 1955–56 he helped lead the Cardinals to a National Invitation Tournament championship.

Phil Rollins
Personal information
Born (1934-01-19) January 19, 1934 (age 86)
Wickliffe, Kentucky
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolWickliffe (Wickliffe, Kentucky)
CollegeLouisville (1952–1956)
NBA draft1956 / Round: 2 / Pick: 15th overall
Selected by the Philadelphia Warriors
Playing career1958–1963
PositionPoint guard / Shooting guard
Number20, 11, 12, 19, 3
Career history
1958Philadelphia Warriors
19581960Cincinnati Royals
1960St. Louis Hawks
1960–1961New York Knicks
1961–1963Pittsburgh Rens
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points898 (5.1 ppg)
Rebounds405 (2.3 rpg)
Assists458 (2.6 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

In Rollins' five-year professional career, most of which was spent in the NBA (his final season was in the American Basketball League), he played for five different teams. In NBA games only, Rollins averaged 5.1 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game.[1]

His brother, Ken, starred at the University of Kentucky before starting a professional basketball career. Ken was also a member of the 1948 NCAA and Olympic Gold Medal teams.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Phil Rollins. basketball-reference.com. Retrieved on February 20, 2013.