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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, 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"[1][2][3][4] 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, and Seattle SuperSonics before retiring in 1986. He compiled 10,902 points and 3,525 assists in his career. References[edit]

^ 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/ ^ http://bleacherreport.com/articles/82496-the-phoenix-suns-the-unluckiest-franchise-in-professional-sports

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Career Stats @ basketball-reference.com

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1975 NBA Draft

First round

David Thompson Dave Meyers Marvin Webster Alvan Adams Darryl Dawkins Lionel Hollins Rich Kelley Junior Bridgeman Gene Short Bill Robinzine Joe Meriweather Frank Oleynick Bob Bigelow Joe Bryant John Lambert Ricky Sobers Tom Boswell Kevin Grevey

Second round

Bill Willoughby Gus Williams Bruce Seals Clyde Mayes Lloyd Free Cornelius Cash Bob Gross Luther Burden Walter Luckett Dan Roundfield Jim Blanks Steve Green Glenn Hansen John Laskowski Mel Utley Larry Fogle Allen Murphy Jimmy Dan Conner

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West Coast Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year

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