Roger Dale Phegley (born October 16, 1956) is an American retired professional basketball player. A 6'6" (198 cm) 205 lb (93 kg) shooting guard, he played college basketball at Bradley University and had a career in the NBA from 1978 to 1984. He ended his career playing in France.[1]

Roger Phegley
Personal information
Born (1956-10-16) October 16, 1956 (age 63)
East Peoria, Illinois
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High schoolEast Peoria (East Peoria, Illinois)
CollegeBradley (1974–1978)
NBA draft1978 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14th overall
Selected by the Washington Bullets
Playing career1978–1985
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Number22, 15, 21
Career history
19781980Washington Bullets
1980New Jersey Nets
19801981Cleveland Cavaliers
19811983San Antonio Spurs
1983Dallas Mavericks
1984–1985Olympique Antibes
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points3,011 (8.7 ppg)
Rebounds702 (2.0 rpg)
Assists486 (1.4 apg)
Stats at

High school and college careerEdit

Phegley was both a basketball and baseball standout at East Peoria High School.[1] As a pitcher, he played a significant role in East Peoria's making the state baseball tournament for the first time.[1] He even played briefly as a pitcher at Bradley University.[1] During his college basketball career Phegley was named an All-American by Converse in 1978 and a third-team choice by the Associated Press and United Press International.[1] He was Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year in 1977, and was an all-Missouri Valley Conference selection in 1977 and 1978.[1]

NBA career and beyondEdit

He was selected by the Washington Bullets with the 14th overall pick in the 1978 NBA draft. He averaged 8.7 points per game over his NBA career with the Washington Bullets, New Jersey Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks.

He is now living in Morton, Illinois, where he works as an insurance agent with offices in Peoria.[1]


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