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|Born||July 17, 1932|
Terre Haute, Indiana
|Died||April 13, 2021 (aged 88)|
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|High school||Gerstmeyer (Terre Haute, Indiana)|
|NBA draft||1954 / Round: 2 / Pick: 10th overall|
|Selected by the Baltimore Bullets|
|Coaching career||1962–1964, 1968–1980|
|1956–1961||Minneapolis / Los Angeles Lakers|
|1961–1963||Chicago Packers / Zephyrs|
|1962–1964||Chicago Zephyrs / Baltimore Bullets|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Points||4,204 (9.9 ppg)|
|Rebounds||1,217 (2.9 rpg)|
|Assists||1,427 (3.3 apg)|
|Basketball Hall of Fame as coach|
William Robert "Slick" Leonard (July 17, 1932 – April 13, 2021) was an American professional basketball player, coach and color commentator. He played college basketball for the Indiana Hoosiers. He won the national championship in 1953.
References[change | change source]
- Keefer, Zak; Michael, J. (April 13, 1986). "Bobby 'Slick' Leonard, Hoosiers and Pacers icon, dies at 88". The Indianapolis Star. Retrieved April 13, 2021.
- Marot, Michael (April 13, 2020). "Bobby 'Slick' Leonard, 88, Pacers Hall of Fame coach, dies". Associated Press. Retrieved April 13, 2021.