Gene Banks Basketball Shooting guard

Gene banks

Eugene Lavon "Gene" Banks (born May 15, 1959 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a retired American professional basketball player. He is one of a handful of players to make high school All-America three times. A 6'7" forward, Banks starred at Duke University, where he received the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Rookie of the Year award in 1978. He also received team MVP honors three times. His Duke career is noteworthy in other regards as well—in 1980, during Mike Krzyzewski's first game against the Blue Devils' heated rival, the North Carolina Tar Heels, he hit the game-winning shot as time expired, sending the crowd into a massive frenzy and ushering in a new era in Blue Devils basketball. He went on to play six seasons in the NBA with the San Antonio Spurs and the Chicago Bulls. He averaged 11.3 points per game spanning over 468 games in his professional NBA career. In the 1988–1989 season he played in Italy for Arimo Bologna. He ended his athletic career as a member of the Maccabi Rishon Lezion basketball club in Israel in 1992. In 2009, Gene Banks became an assistant coach with the Washington Wizards. Banks was inducted into the Duke Basketball Hall of Fame in 1994.

Personal details

Date of birth
May 15th, 1959
Nationality
United States of America
Ethnicity
African American
Places lived
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
pop. 1,553,165 (2013)

Education

1. West Philadelphia High School High school

West Philadelphia High School is a secondary school located in the West Philadelphia section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Type High school
Founded
1912
Headquarters
4700 Walnut Street, 19139 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Official web page www.phila.k12.pa.us
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by gender

People attended West Philadelphia High School connected by profession and/or age

b. 1923., Judge
b. 1931., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1939., Academic
b. 1891., Professional Golfer
b. 1918., Novelist

2. 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. 1978., Basketball Shooting guard
b. 1987., Basketball Shooting guard
b. 1979., Basketball Shooting guard
b. 1980., Basketball Shooting guard
b. 1984., Basketball Shooting guard
b. 1980., Basketball Shooting guard
b. 1986., Basketball Shooting guard
b. 1976., Basketball Shooting guard

Basketball statistics 2

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 %
1985–86 NBA season Chicago Bulls 82 251 3.1 0.1 2.6 10.9 4.4 1.0 1.7 10 182 0.517 688 356 0.718 255 183 178 212 895 360 81 19 0 139 0.0
1986–87 NBA season Chicago Bulls 63 170 2.7 0.3 2.7 9.7 4.9 0.8 1.8 17 193 0.539 462 249 0.767 146 112 115 173 610 308 52 5 0 113 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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