#10 Lew Spicer
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6'2" 195 lbs Guard/Forward
HS: Watertown Watertown, NY
Born: 11/30/1932 Watertown, NY
Season Stats
Season Cl Pos G GS FG FGA % FT FTA % Fls DQ Pts PPG
1944-45 Jr F +6 +2 0 0
0 0
0 0 +14 0.0
1945-46 Sr G 27 27 0 0
0 0
0 0 +132 +4.9
Career    
+33
+29
0
0
0
0
0
0
+146
0.0

Lew Spicer played two years of basketball for Syracuse University. His senior season he was co-captain with Billy Gabor on the first Syracuse team to play in the post season, as the Orangemen went 23-4. He started at guard and was an outstanding perimeter shooter with a solid set shot.

Spicer was a terrific athlete, also lettering in football at Syracuse in 1944. He had served in the military in World War II after high school, before coming to college.

Spicer graduated with a law degree in 1946. He would sign with the Providence Steamrollers of the NBA, and played briefly one season there (listed as Lou Spicer).

NBA Career Statistics
Pos G Min FG FGA % FT FTA % Asst Reb Fls DQ TO ST BS Pts PPG APG RPG
Forward
4
0
7
0.0%
1
2
50.0%
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
1
0.3
0.0
0.0

Spicer would practice law for several years in the Watertown area. Spicer was the assistant city corporation counsel from 1948 to 1959. He was the Jefferson County Republican Election Commissioner from 1967 until his death in 1982.

[Note missing scoring from 1944-1945 for 11 games, noted by the +]

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