Ray Corley

Raymond Charles Corley (January 1, 1928 – February 5, 2007) was an American professional basketball player.[1] Corley was selected in the fifth round of the 1949 BAA Draft by the Providence Steamrollers after a collegiate career at Georgetown.[1] He played for the Syracuse Nationals, Baltimore Bullets, Tri-Cities Blackhawks and Fort Wayne Pistons in his three-season NBA career.[1] Ray is sometimes listed as the brother of fellow basketball player Ken Corley, but they were from different families, with Ken being from Oklahoma and Ray from New York City.

Ray Corley
Personal information
Born(1928-01-01)January 1, 1928
New York City, New York
DiedFebruary 5, 2007(2007-02-05) (aged 79)
Suffolk County, New York
Listed height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High schoolSt. Peter's Boys
(Staten Island, New York)
NBA draft1949 / Round: 5 / Pick: --
Selected by the Providence Steamrollers
Playing career1949–1953
Number4, 9 ,12, 4
Career history
1949–1950Syracuse Nationals
1950–1951Baltimore Bullets
1951Tri-Cities Blackhawks
1951Utica Pros
1951–1952Wilkes-Barre Barons
1952Elmira Colonels
1952–1953Fort Wayne Pistons
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com


  1. ^ a b c Ray Corley. basketball-reference.com. Retrieved on February 1, 2013.

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