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Bob Morse


Bob Morse

Bob Morse
Personal information
Born (1951-01-04) January 4, 1951 (age 63)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Career information
High school Kennett
(Kennett Square, Pennsylvania)
College Penn (1969–1972)
Pro playing career 1972–1986
Position Small forward / Power forward
Number 9
Career history
1972–1981 Pallacanestro Varese
1981–1984 Olympique Antibes
1984–1986 Pallacanestro Reggiana
Career highlights and awards

Career statistics

Robert "Bob" Morse (born January 4, 1951) is an American former basketball player. He was named one of FIBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1991. On February 3, 2008, Morse was chosen as one of the 50 most influential personalities to European club basketball, over the last half-century, by the Euroleague Basketball Experts Committee.[1]

Early career

Morse attended Kennett High School, in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. He was a prolific scorer for the Pennsylvania high school. Morse graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1972, after playing college basketball with the Penn Quakers.

Club playing career

Morse's tremendous scoring ability helped the great Italian League club, Pallacanestro Varese of the seventies, to lift three Euroleague titles (1973, 1975, and 1976), in seven consecutive finals appearances.

Post playing career

In the fall of 2008, Morse embarked on a new career in the United States. He is currently an Italian professor at Saint Mary's College (Indiana).


External links

  • Euroleague 50 Greatest Contributors

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