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On this Date 1956 - HOF Phil Ford Born in Rocky Mount

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 02/09/18, 6:00AM EST

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On this day in history in the NCSHOF, basketball great Phil Ford was born in Rocky Mount.

February 9, 1956 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, basketball great Phil Ford was born in Rocky Mount.  Ford starred in high school at Rocky Mount and went on to score a whopping 2,290 points during his great career at UNC. He played seven years in the NBA and had an excellent stint as a college and pro basketball assistant coach. He was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1991.

Phil Ford - NCSHOF