PLAYER PROFILE

LOU BENDER

STATISTICS & HISTORY

Bender, was a 6-foot 1-inch forward who played at DeWitt Clinton High School in the late 1920’s. He led Columbia University  to the 1930 and 1931 championships among teams that later formed the Ivy League, winning league scoring titles in both of those seasons with averages of 9.8 points and 9.6 points. Bender was  named an All-American in 1932. Bender played professional basketball on a limited basis throughout the 1930’s while practicing law. During the 1940’s, Bender was an Assistant United State Attorney for the Southern District of New York.  He later was a criminal defense attorney for five decades.

 

LOU BENDER Height: 6:01 Weight: 175 College: Columbia’32
Louis S. Bender Born:   Mar 8, 1910 Died:  Sep 10, 2009 Hometown: Bronx, NY
REGULAR SEASON RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1932-33 NY Original Celtics
1932-33 Union City MBL 1 1 0 2 2.0
1933-34 Union City ABL 9 28 12 68 7.6
1934-35 JerseyBoston ABL 8 17 7 41 5.1
1935-36 Long Island Pros Indep
1936-37 New York Whirlwinds Indep
1936-37 New York Jewels ABL 1 2 0 4 4.0
1936-37 Tunkhannock PSL 4 29 12 70 17.5
1939-40 New York Whirlwinds Indep
Major League Totals 19 77 31 185 9.7
PLAYOFF RECORD
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1936-37 Tunkhannock PSL 5 13 17 43 8.6
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