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LeRoy Ellis (1940–2012)

Ellis was a first-round draft pick of the Los Angeles Lakers in 1962 and was the backup center to Wilt Chamberlin on the 1971-72 NBA championship team. He was a forward/center who played 14 seasons in the NBA and averaged 9.7 points and 8.3 rebounds. A New York City native, he played college basketball at St. John's University where he averaged ... See full bio »


(age 72) in Portland, Oregon, USA

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