Bill ‘The Bullet’ Gabor

Inducted in 1989

Position: G-F
Height: 5'11"    Weight: 170 lbs.
Born: May 13, 1922

 

  • 1940 -1942: Played varsity basketball at Binghamton Central High School
  • 1945: Army Air Corp, Lieutenant
  • 1946 -1947: All-American, Syracuse University
  • 1946 -1947: Set Syracuse University records for career scoring (1,131 points) single season scoring (409 points), and single game scoring (36 points against Oswego and Temple)
  • 1948: Helm’s Foundation All-American Team
  • 1948: East-West College All-Star Team
  • 1949: Signed with Syracuse Nationals
  • Played six seasons in the NBA
  • 1949: Rookie NBA All-Star Team
  • 1953: NBA All-Star Team
  • 1955: Played on Syracuse Nats NBA championship team
  • 1962-1963: Received the Syracuse University Varsity Club President Award
  • 1972: Inducted into the New York State Public High School Athletic Associaton Hall of Fame
  • 1974: First Vic Hanson Medal of Excellence Award from the Syracuse University Hardwood Club
  • 1987: Received the Blind Men and Criers annual “Lew Andreas Award” for outstanding contribution and service to the Syracuse community.
  • 2000: Honored by Syracuse University as a member of the All-Century Basketball Team

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