Phil Sellers Bio, Wiki, Death, Age, height, Education, Networth, Family and More

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Phil Sellers was an American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association.

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How old was Phil Sellers?

He was 69 years 10 Month(s) 0 day(s) old.

How tall was Phil Sellers?

He was In feet: 6 feet 4 inch, in meter: 1.930m, in centimeter: 193.04cm and in inch: 76 inches tall.

Phil Sellers Biography and Wiki:

He was a professional American Basketball Player, Basketball coach. His nickname was Phil the Thrill. Do you know? What was the Date of birth of Phil Sellers? Where was born Phil Sellers? He was born in New York City, New York, U.S. on 20 November, 1953 (Friday) . When die Phil Sellers? Where die Phil Sellers? How died Phil Sellers? He died at U.S. on 20 September, 2023 (Wednesday) for Stroke. Everybody want to know that how much age of Phil Sellers? Age of Phil Sellers was 69 years 10 Month(s) 0 day(s) old. Every person searched that what is the Country, Nationality and Continent of Phil Sellers? His Country name was United States, Nationality was American and Americas Continent.

Phil Sellers Height , Weight and Physical Stats:

Do you want to know about Physical Stats of Phil Sellers? Then here is the right information for you. The Height of Phil Sellers was In feet: 6 feet 4 inch, in meter: 1.930m, in centimeter: 193.04cm and in inch: 76 inches & Weight was 88 Kg. Also His eye color was Blue. & hair color was Bald.

Phil Sellers Education:

Most of the people search on google for Where studied Phil Sellers? Phil Sellers studied from school- Thomas Jefferson high School; college- Livingston College ; universitiy- Rutgers University. What is Educational Qualification of Phil Sellers? So for your kind information, His Educational Qualification was graduated.

Phil Sellers Family & Relationship status:

As a Celebrity, many people search on google for His family information. So If you need to know marital status of Phil Sellers, He got married . His wife name was Pat. and daughter(s) name was Kendra Sellers Palmer.

Phil Sellers Net worth & Luxury:

The most valuable thing, which you must need to know the Phil Sellers Net Worth & Luxury information. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider: The Net Worth of Phil Sellers was around 3 to 5 Million US dollars. Check the below table for more details about His Luxury information.

Career

Amateur career

He played high school basketball at Thomas Jefferson High School in Brooklyn. He achieved success at the prep level, winning the MVP Award of Pittsburgh's Dapper Dan Tournament, a tournament with the nation's top high school players, at the end of his senior season. He also earned Third-Team Parade All-American honors at Jefferson and received over 200 scholarship offers from colleges across the country to play basketball. Sellers signed a letter of intent to play at Notre Dame, but academic concerns made him reconsider and so he attended Livingston College in New Jersey, a part of Rutgers University specially designed to help students from low-income backgrounds.

At Rutgers, Sellers was recruited by and played under then-assistant coach and future college basketball legend Dick Vitale. His decision to become a Scarlet Knight was initially criticized as Rutgers was a small, unheralded and independent program at the time but Sellers found instant success, averaging 19.5 ppg in his freshman, season, helping lead Rutgers to the 1973 National Invitation Tournament (NIT) and then following that up in his second season with 23.2 ppg and another NIT appearance.

Sellers and Rutgers continued their winning ways in 1974-75, finishing with a 22-7 record and the first NCAA Tournament appearance, losing a first round game to Louisville 91-78 with Sellers scoring 29 points.

Rutgers took another step in 1975-76. Sellers, a senior and Consensus Second Team All-American, led the team to a 31–0 start, averaging a double-double of 19.2 ppg and 10.2 rpg, the Scarlet Knights advanced to the NCAA Tournament, winning games over Princeton 54-53, Connecticut 93-79,[10] and VMI 91-75 to advance to the Final Four. The team finished 31–2, with their only two losses occurring in the national semifinals, 86-70 to Michigan and then the third-place game to UCLA 106-92. Sellers graduated from Rutgers in 1976 and is still the school's all-time leading scorer (2,399) and rebounder (1,115). On January 16, 1988, he had his jersey number (#12) retired, making him one of only three Scarlet Knights players to have ever been so honored.

Professional career

After graduating from Rutgers, Sellers was picked in the third round (38th overall) of the 1976 NBA draft by the Detroit Pistons. The 6'4" Sellers changed to the guard position, having played forward in college, and struggled with the increased ball-handing responsibilities. Sellers said, "I couldn't play guard. They had doubts. Even me, I had doubts."[14] Sellers spent the year with Detroit, playing the tumultuous 1976-77 Detroit Pistons season with Marvin "Bad News" Barnes, averaging 4.5 ppg in 44 games. He was released prior to the following season.

After his release by Detroit, Sellers played for the Jersey Shore Bullets in the Continental Basketball Association and then for BV Amstelveen in the Netherlands. He tried out for the Pistons again in 1979, under his former assistant coach at Rutgers Dick Vitale, but was cut before the season began.

FAQ:

What was the profession of Phil Sellers?

His profession was Basketball Player, Basketball coach.

What was the real name of Phil Sellers?

His real name was Phillip Sellers Jr..

Where was Phil Sellers Born?

He was born in New York City, New York, U.S..

What was the Date of Death of Phil Sellers?

The date of death was 20 September, 2023 (Wednesday) of Phil Sellers.

What was the death of cause of Phil Sellers?

Phil Sellers death of cause was Stroke.

What was the Date of Birth of Phil Sellers?

The date of birth was 20 November, 1953 (Friday) of Phil Sellers.

Who was wife of Phil Sellers?

His wife name was Pat.

Who are childrens of Phil Sellers?

His childrens are Kendra Sellers Palmer

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