Bruce Flowers

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Bruce Flowers
Personal information
Born (1957-06-13) June 13, 1957 (age 61)
Rochester, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school Berkley (Berkley, Michigan)
College Notre Dame (1975–1979)
NBA draft 1979 / Round: 2 / Pick: 26th overall
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Playing career 1979–1987
Position Power forward
Number 23
Career history
1979–1982 Gabetti / Squibb Cantù
1982–1983 Cleveland Cavaliers
1984–1986 Virtus Banco di Roma
1986–1987 Filanto Desio
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Bruce Flowers (born June 13, 1957) is a former American professional basketball player. At a height of 2.04 m (6 ft 8 ​12 in) tall, he played as a power forward. Flowers is one of the few American players to have won all three of the different major European titles during his playing era, meaning the EuroLeague, as well as the now defunct FIBA Saporta Cup and FIBA Korać Cup competitions.

Professional career

NBA

Flowers was drafted 26th overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1979 NBA draft, but only appeared in one NBA season.[1]

Europe

Starting his European pro career in Cantù, he helped them win both the Italian League championship and the 1980–81 FIBA Saporta Cup. Flowers would add the EuroLeague title with Cantù in 1981–82, scoring 21 points in the EuroLeague Final against Maccabi, and he later captured the FIBA Korać Cup trophy with Virtus Roma in 1985–86.

On February 3, 2008, Flowers was among the 105 player nominees for the 50 Greatest EuroLeague Contributors list, commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the competition.

References

  1. ^ [1]. basketball-reference

External links

  • Euroleague 50 Greatest Contributors - Nominees
  • NBA Profile and Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
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