Billy Knight

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Billy Knight
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Billy Knight goes for a rebound in the 1974 Elite Eight during his college playing days at Pittsburgh
Personal information
Born (1952-06-09) June 9, 1952 (age 70)
Braddock, Pennsylvania
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High schoolBraddock
(Braddock, Pennsylvania)
CollegePittsburgh (1971–1974)
NBA draft1974 / Round: 2 / Pick: 21st overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
Playing career1974–1985
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Number25, 35
Career history
19741977Indiana Pacers
1977–1978Buffalo Braves
1978–1979Boston Celtics
19791983Indiana Pacers
19831984Kansas City Kings
1984–1985San Antonio Spurs
1985–1986CSP Limoges
Career highlights and awards
Career ABA and NBA statistics
Points13,901 (16.9 ppg)
Rebounds4,377 (5.3 rpg)
Assists1,862 (2.3 apg)
Stats at

William R. Knight (born June 9, 1952) is an American former professional basketball player and executive. He served as the Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Basketball Association's Atlanta Hawks from 2003 to 2008.[1]

Knight spent eleven seasons, from 1974–85, in the ABA and NBA as a member of the Indiana Pacers, Buffalo Braves, Boston Celtics, Kansas City Kings, and San Antonio Spurs. He scored 13,901 points in his ABA/NBA career and appeared in two All-Star games.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Knight to step down after leading Hawks out of playoff drought". 2008-05-07. Retrieved 2009-03-27.

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