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Len Chappell

Len Chappell
Personal information
Born (1941-01-31) January 31, 1941
Portage, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school Portage (Portage, Pennsylvania)
College Wake Forest (1959–1962)
NBA draft 1962 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4th overall
Selected by the Syracuse Nationals
Pro career 1962–1972
Position Power forward / Center
Number 23, 24, 17, 19, 50, 25, 40
Career history
19621963 Syracuse Nationals / Philadelphia 76ers
1963–1966 New York Knicks
1966 Chicago Bulls
1966–1967 Cincinnati Royals
1967–1968 Detroit Pistons
19681970 Milwaukee Bucks
1970 Cleveland Cavaliers
1970–1971 Atlanta Hawks
1971–1972 Dallas Chaparrals (ABA)
Career highlights and awards

Leonard R. "Len" Chappell (born January 31, 1941) is a retired American basketball player.

A 6'8" power forward/center (basketball), Chappell was a star at Wake Forest University, where he was named ACC Men's Basketball Player of the Year in 1961 and 1962. He was the ACC tournament's all-time leading scorer until Duke University's J. J. Redick surpassed him in 2006. Chappell was named to the ACC 50th Anniversary men's basketball team in 2002, honoring him as one of the 50 greatest players in Atlantic Coast Conference history.

After his college career, he spent nine years (1962–1971) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Syracuse Nationals/Philadelphia 76ers, New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls

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