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Marv Roberts

Marv Roberts was an American basketball player. Roberts, a native of Brooklyn, New York, played college basketball at Utah State University. Roberts was drafted by the Detroit Pistons in the 3rd round of the 1971 NBA draft. He signed with the Denver Rockets of the American Basketball Association. Roberts played for the Rockets beginning in 1971 and was traded to the Carolina Cougars during the 1973-74 season. Roberts joined the Kentucky Colonels for the 1974-75 season and was part of the Colonels team that won the 1975 ABA Championship.
Following Kentucky’s championship season Roberts was traded to the Virginia Squires. The Squires folded at the conclusion of the 1975-76 ABA season, just before the ABA-NBA merger. As a result, Roberts ended up with the Los Angeles Lakers for the 1976-77 season. Roberts scored 3,345 points in his six professional seasons.

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