Steve Chubin

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Stephen "Steve" Chubin, also known as "Chube" (born February 8, 1944 in New York City) is a retired American basketball player.

College career

Chubin played college basketball for the University of Rhode Island, where he became the school's all-time leading scorer.[1]

Professional career

Chubin was selected by the San Francisco Warriors in the 3rd round (23rd pick overall) of the 1966 NBA Draft.

Chubin spent the 1966-67 season playing in the Italian League for the Simmenthal Company (Milan) (Olimpia Milano) team, which placed second in the European Cup (Euroleague) behind Real Madrid. Chubin was the top scorer in the Euroleague Final, with 34 points.[2]

Chubin played for the Anaheim Amigos (1967–68), and by most accounts, was the most popular player with the team's fans.[3] Chubin averaged 18.2 points per game during his first ABA season.[4] Also, during his first year with the Amigos, Chubin ranked second in the league in assists per game (4.7).[5]

Chubin later played for the Los Angeles Stars, Minnesota Pipers, Indiana Pacers, and New York Nets (1968–69), Nets, Pittsburgh Pipers, Pacers, and Kentucky Colonels (1969–70) in the American Basketball Association for 226 games,[6] and in the Israeli League with Maccabi Tel Aviv.


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