Mike Gale is confirmed dead at the age of 70.
Mike was best known as a American basketball player (Kentucky Colonels).
Mike Gale
Personal information
Born(1950-07-18)July 18, 1950
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DiedJuly 31, 2020(2020-07-31) (aged 70)
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolOverbrook
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
CollegeElizabeth City State (1967–1971)
NBA draft1971 / Round: 3 / Pick: 47th overall
Selected by the Chicago Bulls
Playing career1971–1982
PositionPoint guard
Number32, 12, 11
Career history
19711974Kentucky Colonels
19741975New York Nets
19751980San Antonio Spurs
1980–1981Portland Trail Blazers
1981–1982Golden State Warriors
Career highlights and awards
Career ABA and NBA statistics
Points6,203 (7.4 ppg)
Assists3,146 (3.7 rpg)
Steals1,349 (1.8 spg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
Michael Eugene Gale (July 18, 1950 – July 31, 2020) was an American basketball player.
After graduating from Philadelphia's Overbrook High School, Gale, a 6'4" guard, played college basketball at Elizabeth City State University. He was drafted in the third round of the 1971 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls and by the Kentucky Colonels in the 1971 American Basketball Association draft. Gale opted to play for the Colonels.
Gale played in the National Basketball Association and American Basketball Association as a member of the Kentucky Colonels (1971–1974), the New York Nets (1974–1975), the San Antonio Spurs (1975–1980), the Portland Trail Blazers (1980–1981), and the Golden State Warriors (1981–1982). He tallied 6,203 career points and 3,146 career assists, and he won the 1974 ABA Championship while with the Nets.
External links
Career statistics
vteNew York Nets 1973–74 ABA champions
4 Ladner
5 Paultz
12 Gale
14 Taylor
15 Schaeffer
23 Williamson
25 Melchionni
32 Erving (Playoffs MVP)
35 Kenon
40 Sojourner
44 O'Brien
Head coach Loughery
Regular season
Playoffs
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