Saturday, February 13, 2016

Bob Kinney

Robert Paul Kinney

September 16, 1920
Bexar, TX

September 2, 1985
Asheville, NC

1935-36 Jefferson High School - San Antonio (High School)
1936-37 Jefferson High School - San Antonio (High School)
1937-38 Jefferson High School - San Antonio (High School)
1939-40 Rice University (College)
1940-41 Rice University (College)
1941-42 Rice University (College)
1945-46 Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons (NBL)
1946-47 Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons (NBL)
1947-48 Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons (NBL)
1948-49 Fort Wayne Pistons (BAA)
1948-49 Boston Celtics (BAA)
1949-50 Boston Celtics (NBA)
1950-51 Anderson Packers (NPBL)

Kinney was an All-American at Rice before embarking on a professional basketball career. He played with the Pistons as they transitioned into the BAA, and was then sold to the Celtics in mid-season of 1948-49. After playing for Anderson, he returned to Fort Wayne where he ran a vending machine business before retiring to North Carolina. He died in 1985.

Bpb married Katherine Boyer in 1944.

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