Bob Ferry Age, Biography, Career and Wiki
Robert Dean Ferry, best known as Bob Ferry was born on 31 May 1937, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. He was a former American professional basketball player, assistant coach, and also a general manager in the National Basketball Association.
Bob sadly passed away on October 27, 2021, at the age of 84 years.
In the 1959 NBA draft, Ferry was selected by the St. Louis Hawks as the Seventh pick. In ten seasons, he played for the Hawks, Detroit Pistons, and also Baltimore Bullets. He scored 5,780 points and grabbed 3,343 rebounds.
After his playing career ended, he became an assistant coach for the Baltimore Bullets. With the Bullets, he won an NBA Championship in 1978 and the NBA Executive of the Year Award in 1979, and also in 1982.
From 1973 to 1990, Bob Ferry was the general manager for the Washington Bullets. With Ferry, the Bullets made the NBA finals(3 times in 17 seasons), including the Bullets’ only NBA Championship season (1977-1978).
His son Danny Ferry had is a former professional NBA player. After retiring, Danny was general manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers and also the Atlanta Hawks.
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His second-born son Bob Jr. played for Dematha Catholic High School and Harvard University. Ferry’s daughter Laura is a professor at Georgetown University and also a marketing executive in the DC Metro area.
Bob Ferry is survived by his wife, Rita, and also his 8 grandchildren.