Bob Verga

Robert (Bob) Bruce Verga (born September 7, 1945, in Neptune Township, New Jersey) is a retired American basketball player, who played in the American Basketball Association and the National Basketball Association from 1967–1974. He was a 6'1" guard and played college basketball at Duke University. Verga owns the Duke men's basketball record for points per game (26.7) in a single season, which he achieved in 1967. Verga was drafted by the NBA's St. Louis Hawks in the third round of the 1967 NBA Draft and by the Kentucky Colonels in the 1967 ABA Draft. Verga opted to play in the ABA and averaged 23.7 points per game in his rookie season for the Dallas Chaparrals. Verga averaged 18.8 points per game in his second ABA season, with the Houston Mavericks. Verga played the next two seasons with the Carolina Cougars, averaging 27.5 points per game during the 1969-1970 season (in which he made his only appearance in the ABA All Star Game) and 18.8 the following season. After averaging 17.5 points per game for the Pittsburgh Condors in the 1971-72 season Verga finished his career with the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers.

Personal details

Date of birth
September 7th, 1945
Place of birth
Neptune Township
Nationality
United States of America
Places lived
Neptune Township , New Jersey
pop. 27,690 (2000)

Education

1. Duke University Colleges/University

Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. In 1924, tobacco and electric power industrialist James B. Duke established The Duke Endowment, at which time the institution changed its name to honor his deceased father, Washington Duke.

Institution info

Type Private university
Endowment
2012. 6 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1838
Headquarters
2138 Campus Drive, 27708 - Durham, North Carolina
Undergraduates
2013. 6,495
2010. 6,697
2009. 6,578
Postgraduates
2013. 8,105
2010. 8,319
Acceptance rate
2014. 10.8 %
2013. 12.0 %
2012. 11.0 %
2011. 13.0 %
2010. 16.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 45.6 K $
2010. 39 K $
Official web page www.duke.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Duke University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1948., Military Person
b. 1945., Military Person
b. 1945., Computer Scientist
b. 1945., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1941., Equestrian
b. 1950., Novelist
b. 1949., Organization leader
b. 1940., Politician

Basketball statistics 1

Seasson Team G AST Avg. AST Avg. BLK Avg. PF Avg. PTS Avg. REB Avg. STL Avg. TO BLK DREB FG % FGA FGM FT % FTA FTM OREB PF PTS REB STL 3FGA 3FGM TO 3P %
1973–74 NBA season Portland Trail Blazers 21 17 0.8 0.0 1.0 5.0 0.9 0.6 0 7 0.452 93 42 0.625 32 20 11 22 104 18 12 0 0 0

Abbrevations

G Games, AST Assists, BLK Blocks, DREB Defensive Rebounds, FG % Field Goal Percentage, FGA Field Goal Attempts, FGM Field goals made, FT % Free throws percentage, FTA Free throws attempted , FTM Free throws made, OREB Offensive Rebounds, PF Personal Fouls, PTS Points, REB Rebounds, STL Steals, 3FGA three-point field goals attempted, 3FGM three-point field goals made, TO turnovers, 3P % 3-Point Field Goal Percentage

Wikipedia

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