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Roger Phegley

Roger Phegley
Personal information
Born (1956-10-16) October 16, 1956 (age 59)
East Peoria, Illinois
Nationality American
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Career information
High school East Peoria (East Peoria, Illinois)
College Bradley (1974–1978)
NBA draft 1978 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14th overall
Selected by the Washington Bullets
Pro career 1978–1985
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Number 22, 15, 21
Career history
19781980 Washington Bullets
1980 New Jersey Nets
19801981 Cleveland Cavaliers
1981–1983 San Antonio Spurs
1984 Dallas Mavericks
1984–1985 Olympique Antibes (France)
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 3,011 (8.7 ppg)
Rebounds 702 (2.0 rpg)
Assists 486 (1.4 apg)
Stats at

Roger Dale Phegley (born October 16, 1956) is a retired American 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]

High school and college career

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 beyond

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]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Roger Phegley Inductee - Peoria Sports Hall of Fame

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