Chuck Osborne

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Chuck Osborne
Personal information
Born(1939-01-21)January 21, 1939
DiedApril 17, 1979(1979-04-17) (aged 40)
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolFlat Gap (Flat Gap, Kentucky)
College Western Kentucky (1958–1961)
NBA draft 1961 / Round: 3 / Pick: 28th overall
Selected by the Syracuse Nationals
Position Power forward
Number23
Career history
1961 Syracuse Nationals
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Charles H. "Chuck" Osborne (January 21, 1939 – April 17, 1979) was an American professional basketball player. [1] He played college basketball for Western Kentucky University and played in the National Basketball Association for the Syracuse Nationals. In four career NBA games, he averaged 1.3 points, 2.3 rebounds and 0.3 assists.

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Osborne was killed in an automobile accident on April 17, 1979. [2]

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References

  1. Chuck Osborne. basketball-reference.com. Retrieved on May 23, 2013.
  2. Known deceased basketball individuals