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Rory Darnell Sparrow (born June 12, 1958 in Suffolk, Virginia) is a former professional basketball player in the NBA. He played collegiately at Villanova University. June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1742 Incorporated Independent city Mayor Bobby L. Ralph Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 1,111. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 For other uses, see Basketball (disambiguation). ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... Villanova University is a private, Catholic university in Villanova, Pennsylvania. ...

Sparrow, a 6'2" guard, was selected 75th overall (round 4, pick 6) of the 1980 NBA Draft by the New Jersey Nets. Including the Nets, he played with seven teams over a 12-year career, retiring after the 1991-92 season. 1980 NBA Draft - 10 June 1980 See also: List of NBA Drafts, NBA Draft Categories: NBA Draft ... The New Jersey Nets are a professional basketball team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ... The 1991-92 NBA Season was the 46th season of the National Basketball Association. ...

External links

  • Career NBA stats @ basketball-reference.com
  • Career NBA stats @ basketballreference.com
  • Rory Sparrow and the NBA Legends Easing Rookie Transition by Talia Bargil, Oct. 19, 2005 @ nbrpa.com

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Rory Sparrow (785 words)
Rory Sparrow has this great fear of awakening only to find he is living in a dream world and that he really is playing basketball in Scranton and not with the Atlanta Hawks.
After setting records for assists and shooting accuracy at Villanova, Sparrow was a fourth-round draft choice of the New Jersey Nets in 1980.
In his first 29 games for the Hawks, Sparrow was averaging 30 minutes per game, shooting 50 percent from the floor, averaging 9.4 points and handed out a club-leading 114 assists.
HEAT: The Game I’ll Never Forget: Rory Sparrow - December 14, 1988 (1131 words)
Rory Sparrow only spent two seasons with the Miami HEAT, but they were significant ones: the first two in franchise history.
He provided veteran leadership—at 30, he was the second-oldest player on the 1988-89 HEAT—as well as production, averaging a team-best 5.4 assists and second-best 12.5 points per game in Miami’s debut season.
Sparrow finished his Miami career after the 1989-90 season having played 162 games for the HEAT and averaging 9.2 ppg and 2.6 apg.
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