Raymond A. Wertis (January 1, 1922 – January 19, 2006) was a professional basketball player. He played for the Cleveland Rebels, Toronto Huskies, and Providence Steamrollers of the Basketball Association of America (now known as the National Basketball Association).
|Born||January 1, 1922|
Elmhurst, Queens, New York
|Died||January 19, 2006 (aged 84)|
|Listed height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|High school||Far Rockaway|
(Queens, New York)
|College||St. John's (1943–1946)|
|Number||18, 14, 8|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
In the 1946–47 BAA season, Ray played for the Cleveland Rebels and Toronto Huskies. On November 1, 1946, Ray played in the first game in BAA league history in Toronto against the New York Knicks and then on December 16, 1947, Ray was traded by the Huskies with Ed Sadowski to the Cleveland Rebels for Leo Mogus, Dick Schulz, and cash.
In the 1948–1949 season, Ray played with the Saratoga Indians of the New York State Professional League.
BAA career statisticsEdit
|GP||Games played||FG%||Field-goal percentage|
|FT%||Free-throw percentage||APG||Assists per game|
|PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
- Paid obituaries. South Florida Sun-Sentinel. January 29, 2006. 5B.
- "Ray Wertis". Basketball-Reference.com.
- "Ray Wertis Past Stats, Playoff Stats, Statistics, History, and Awards". Archived from the original on 2012-06-07.
- "Providence Steamrollers (1946 - 1948) 1947 Stats, History, Awards and More". Archived from the original on 2012-06-07.
- "History of the New York State Basketball League 1946-47 - 1948-49".
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