Bill Turner (basketball)

William R. Turner (born February 18, 1944) is an American 6'7" retired American professional National Basketball Association player. Turner played college basketball at University of Akron.

Bill Turner
Personal information
Born (1944-02-18) February 18, 1944 (age 76)
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High schoolCentral (Akron, Ohio)
CollegeAkron (1963–1967)
NBA draft1967 / Round: 3 / Pick: 27th overall
Selected by the San Francisco Warriors
Playing career1967–1973
PositionSmall forward / Power forward
Number12, 22, 13, 34, 20, 30
Career history
19671969San Francisco Warriors
1969–1970Cincinnati Royals
19711972San Francisco/Golden State Warriors
1972Portland Trail Blazers
1972–1973Los Angeles Lakers
Career NBA statistics
Points1,597 (5.4 ppg)
Rebounds1,039 (3.5 rpg)
Assists167 (0.6 apg)
Stats at
Turner's retired number 42 hangs in James A. Rhodes Arena on the campus of the University of Akron.

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