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Bob Harris (basketball)

Bob Harris
Personal information
Born (1927-03-16) March 16, 1927 (age 88)
Linden, Tennessee
Nationality American
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Career information
High school Battleground Academy
(Franklin, Tennessee)
College Oklahoma State (1946–1949)
NBA draft 1949 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall
Selected by the Fort Wayne Pistons
Pro career 1949–1954
Position Forward / Center
Number 14, 9, 18, 13
Career history
19491950 Fort Wayne Pistons
19501954 Boston Celtics
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Robert Anderson "Bob" Harris (born March 16, 1927) is a former National Basketball Association (NBA) player. In his senior season at Oklahoma State University, Harris was selected to the NCAA AP All-American second team.[1] Harris was drafted with the third overall pick in the 1949 BAA Draft by the Fort Wayne Pistons. On December 19, 1950 Harris was traded to the Boston Celtics for Dick Mehen. On October 16, 1954 Harris was traded back to the Pistons for Fred Scolari, but he did not play any more games for the Pistons. In his NBA career, Harris averaged 6.8 points and 6.9 rebounds per game.[2][3]


  1. "Anderson Named AP All-American". Retrieved 18 June 2012. 
  2. "Bob Harris NBA statistics". Retrieved 18 June 2012. 
  3. "Robert Azzel (Bob) Harris". Retrieved 18 June 2012. 

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