Tom Gola

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Tom Gola
Tom Gola 1953.JPG
Gola in 1953
Personal information
Born(1933-01-13)January 13, 1933
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DiedJanuary 26, 2014(2014-01-26) (aged 81)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school La Salle College HS
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
College La Salle (1951–1955)
NBA draft 1955 / Pick: Territorial
Selected by the Philadelphia Warriors
Playing career1955–1966
Position Small forward / Shooting guard
Number15, 6
Career history
1955–1956,
19571962
Philadelphia/San Francisco Warriors
19621966 New York Knicks
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points 7,871 (11.3 ppg)
Rebounds 5,417 (7.8 rpg)
Assists 2,962 (4.2 apg)
Stats   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
Basketball Hall of Fame as player
College Basketball Hall of Fame
Inducted in 2006
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  5. King, Wayne (November 8, 1973). "Democratic Victories in Philadelphia Rebuff to Rizzo, Who Backed G.O.P." The New York Times. Retrieved February 12, 2012.
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Tom Gola
Philadelphia City Controller
In office
January 5, 1970 January 7, 1974
Political offices
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Preceded by
District created
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 170th District
1969–1970
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by
Alexander Hemphill
Philadelphia City Controller
1970–1974
Succeeded by
William Klenk