World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Walter Szczerbiak

Article Id: WHEBN0016027360
Reproduction Date:

Title: Walter Szczerbiak  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: List of foreign NBA players, Real Madrid Baloncesto
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Walter Szczerbiak

Not to be confused with his son, Wally Szczerbiak, an American professional basketball player with the same name.

Walter Szczerbiak Sr. (born August 21, 1949 in Hamburg, West Germany) is a former American basketball player. At 6'6" (1.98 m), Szczerbiak played at the small forward position.

On February 3, 2008, Szczerbiak 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]

College career

Szczerbiak attended George Washington University, where he played college basketball with the George Washington Colonials.

Club career

After college, Szczerbiak was drafted by the Phoenix Suns, in the 4th round (14th pick, 65th overall) of the 1971 NBA Draft.[2] He was also drafted by the Dallas Chaparrals, of the American Basketball Association (ABA), in the 1971 ABA Draft.[3]

Szczerbiak played in the ABA during the 1971-72 season, as a member of the Pittsburgh Condors. He then joined the Kentucky Colonels, who selected him in the Condors dispersal draft, but he was later cut from Kentucky's roster.[4]

Szczerbiak won three Euroleague titles with the Spanish League club Real Madrid (1974, 1978, and 1980). He was named the MVP of the 1977 edition of the Intercontinental Cup.


His son Wally, is a former NBA player.


External links

  • Profile
  • ABA Statistics
  • (Spanish)
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.