George Lee (basketball)

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George C. Lee (born November 23, 1936) is a retired American basketball player and coach. A 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) forward/guard from the University of Michigan, Lee was selected by the Detroit Pistons in the fourth round of the 1959 NBA draft. He had a seven-year career in the NBA, playing two seasons with the Pistons and five with the San Francisco Warriors.

George Lee
Personal information
Born (1936-11-23) November 23, 1936 (age 83)
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolHighland Park
(Highland Park, Michigan)
CollegeMichigan (1956–1959)
NBA draft1959 / Round: 4 / Pick: 24th overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Playing career1960–1968
PositionSmall forward / Shooting guard
Number12, 9
Career history
As player:
19601962Detroit Pistons
19621968San Francisco Warriors
As coach:
19681970San Francisco Warriors
Career NBA statistics
Points2,229 (7.5 ppg)
Rebounds1,235 (4.2 rpg)
Assists258 (0.9 apg)
Stats at

He retired from playing in 1968, and coached the Warriors for the next two seasons, before being replaced by Al Attles in 1970.

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