Lee Winfield biography

Lee Winfield

Basketball Player

1947 –


Who is Lee Winfield?

Leroy "Lee" Winfield was an American professional basketball player.

A 6'2" guard from North Texas State University, Winfield played in the National Basketball Association from 1969 to 1976 as a member of the Seattle SuperSonics, Buffalo Braves, and Kansas City Kings. His most productive seasons came in 1970-71 and 1971-72 when he averaged more than 10 points a game with Seattle. He was also a member of the Braves' 1974 and 1975 playoff teams. He averaged 7.3 points per game in his professional career.

Winfield later worked as an assistant coach at the University of Missouri and St. Louis Community College.

He died on his 64th birthday after a battle with colon cancer.

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Feb 4, 1947
St. Louis
  • United States of America
  • University of North Texas
  • Sumner High School
  • Missouri Baptist University
Lived in
  • St. Louis
Dec 31, 1969

on July 23, 2013


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