Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Lenny Rader

Leonard Rader


Born:
March 29, 1921
Brooklyn, NY

Died:
December 29, 1996
Margate, FL


Career
1937-38 James Madison High School - Brooklyn (High School)
1938-39 James Madison High School - Brooklyn (High School)
1939-40 James Madison High School - Brooklyn (High School)
1941-42 Long Island University (College)
1942-43 Long Island University (College)
1943-44 Long Island University (College)
1943-44 Long Island Wonder Team (Independent)
1944-45 Philadelphia SPHAs (ABL)
1946-47 Tri-Cities Blackhawks (NBL)
1946-47 Troy Celtics (Independent) 
1947-48 Birmingham Skyhawks (PBLA)
1947-48 Montgomery Rebels (SPBL) - Player/coach
1948-49 Montgomery Rebels (SPBL) - Player/coach
1948-49 Hammond Calumet Buccaneers (NBL)

Len played many years with his twin brother Howie, including high school, college, during World War 2, and professionally with the Blackhawks and the SPHA's. After a season with the Blackhawks, he headed to Birmingham in the PBLA before returning to the NBL. He also apparently played and coached for Montgomery in the Southern Basketball League.

He was married to Paula (1925-2004).

Source:
Jews In Sports

Stats:
http://www.basketball-reference.com/nbl/players/r/raderle01n.html
http://www.justsportsstats.com/basketballstatsindex.php?player_id=raderle01

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