The Info List - Ricky Sobers

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RICKY BRAD SOBERS (born January 15, 1953) is a former professional basketball player who spent eleven seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

A 6'3" guard born in the Bronx, New York , Sobers attended DeWitt Clinton High School in New York City, the College of Southern Idaho
College of Southern Idaho
, and the University of Nevada at Las Vegas before being selecting by the Phoenix Suns with the 16th pick of the 1975 NBA draft . Sobers played two seasons for the Suns. In the 1976 Finals, Sobers was a key player in "the greatest game ever played" in NBA history. In 1977, he joined the Indiana Pacers , with whom he averaged a career best 18.2 points per game during the 1977–78 NBA season .

Sobers also played with the Chicago Bulls , Washington Bullets
Washington Bullets
, and Seattle SuperSonics
Seattle SuperSonics
before retiring in 1986. He compiled 10,902 points and 3,525 assists in his career.


* ^ http://www.nba.com/suns/history/greatestgame_index.html * ^ "Greatest Game Ever Played Celtics.com – The official website of the Boston Celtics". Nba.com. 1976-06-04. Retrieved 2012-08-08. * ^ http://boston.sportsthenandnow.com/2011/06/03/35-years-ago-the-celtics-and-the-suns-play-the-greatest-nba-finals-game-ever-played/ * ^