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Charles Thomas Scott (born December 15, 1948 in New York City, New York) is an American former professional basketball player. He played two seasons in the now-defunct American Basketball Association and eight seasons in the NBA. December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... Nickname: The Big Apple Motto: Official website: City of New York Location [[Image:|250px|250px|Location of City of New York, New York]] Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 27th 141,205 km² 455 km 530 km 13. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 Basketball is a sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... The American Basketball Association (ABA) was founded in 1967 and eventually merged with the National Basketball Association. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ...


A 6'5" guard/forward from the Laurinburg Institute and the University of North Carolina, Scott was drafted by the Boston Celtics in 1970 but opted to begin his career with the Virginia Squires of the ABA. During his second season with the Squires, he set the ABA record for highest scoring average in one season (34.6 points per game). However, he became disatisfied with life in the ABA and joined the NBA's Phoenix Suns in 1972. Scott continued his stellar play, representing the Suns in three straight NBA All-Star Games (1973, 1974, and 1975), then returned to the Celtics for the 1975-76 NBA season. Scott would also play for the Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets, and he retired in 1980 with 14,837 combined ABA/NBA career points. University of North Carolina Seal This page is about the university system across North Carolina. ... The Boston Celtics are a National Basketball Association team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... Virginia Squires was a basketball franchise in the former American Basketball Association that existed from 1970 through 1976. ... The Phoenix Suns are a National Basketball Association team based in Phoenix, Arizona. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1972 calendar). ... The NBA staged its first All-Star Game in the Boston Garden on March 2, 1951. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1973 calendar). ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1974 calendar). ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... The 1975-76 NBA Season was the 30th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association team based in Los Angeles, California. ... The Denver Nuggets are a National Basketball Association team based in Denver, Colorado. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX in Roman) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ...


Scott was also a gold medalist at the 1968 Olympics. 1968 Olympics refers to both: 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France This number-oriented article is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ...


External links

  • Career stats @ basketball-reference.com
  • Charlie Scott @ Remember the ABA

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SUNS: Charlie Scott (136 words)
A prolific scorer with a gunner's mentality, Scott still holds the Suns' record for career scoring average.
After being acquired late in the 1971-72 season from Boston for future considerations that eventually became Paul Silas, Scott went on to play three full seasons with Phoenix, averaging 24.8 points, 5.3 assists and 4.1 rebounds.
Scott also played in the NBA All-Star Game in each of his three years with the team.
Boston Celtics: Charlie Scott (275 words)
I recently purcahsed a Charlie Scott basketball card and he is wearing #33 jersey.
However, in three seasons prior to that, Scott was a member of the Phoenix Suns and wore the #33.
1) Scott was drafted by Boston in the 1971 NBA Draft, but was almost immediately traded to the Suns for "future considerations" (which turned out to be Paul Silas)...
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