William Rodney Averitt is a retired American basketball player. He spent his high school years in Hopkinsville in Hopkinsville and college from the Pepperdine University.
After playing basketball in college he played for the San Antonio Spurs in 1973-74 and Kentucky Colonels in 1974-76 in the American Basketball Association for 236 games. He won the 1974-75 ABA title with the Colonels. After the Colonels were disbanded as part of the ABA-NBA merger, Averitt joined the Buffalo Braves, through the ABA dispersal draft. He played with the team for the 1976-77 season until joining the New Jersey Nets for the 1977-78 season, and played around 130 games in the NBA with two teams.
This 6’1 athlete jersey number was 10, 14 and 15 respectively for the specified teams that he played for. In his entire NBA career, from 1973 to 1978, he played total 366 games and scored 4439 points and total rebounds of 680 with 1078 assists. Per game, he scored almost 12.1 points and total rebounds of 1,9 with 2,9 assists.