Frederick L. Lewis is a retired American basketball player. He played professionally in the National Basketball Association and American Basketball Association. He is the only player to start his career in the NBA, and play all 9 full ABA seasons until the NBA/ABA merger, then sign back with the NBA. Born in Huntington, West Virginia, Lewis was a fundamentally sound 6'0" guard who could pass, shoot, and defend equally well. He attended McKeesport Area High School and Arizona State University before being drafted by the NBA's Cincinnati Royals.
|Born:||July 01, 1943, Huntington, West Virginia|
|Listed height:||6 ft 0 in|
|Listed weight:||175 lb|
|High school:||McKeesport, (McKeesport, Pennsylvania)|
|College:||Eastern Arizona (1962–1964), Arizona State (1964–1966)|
|NBA draft:||1966 / Round: 10 / Pick: 88, Cincinnati Royals|
|Number:||19, 14, 6, 1|
About Freddie Lewis
Former All-Star NBA and ABA guard known for his well-rounded game.
He played basketball at McKeesport Area High School in Pennsylvania.
He played college basketball at Arizona State University.
He was born in West Virginia, and then his family moved to Pennsylvania.
During the 1967-1968 season, his first All-Star season, legendary head coach Larry Brown led the league in assists.
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