Vince Boryla

Born Mar 11, 1927
Nationality United States United States
Team History
New York Knicks New York Knicks 1949 - 1954

Vince Boryla used to play in the position of Forward. He had a height of 6 feet 5 inches and weight of 210 lbs. While playing in the NBA (National Basketball Association), he wore jersey no. 19 and 12 and was a member of New York Knickerbockers.

Boryla was a student of Washington High School in East Chicago, Indiana. Later, he took admission in the University of Denver. From the 1949-50 season to the 1953-54 season, he played for 5 seasons in the NBA. He took part in 285 games wherein he received 5162 playing minutes. Overall, he made 3200 field goal attempts out of which there were 1187 field goals resulting in a field goal percentage of 0.371. The number of free throw attempts was 996 out of which there were 813 free throws and the corresponding free throw percentage was 0.816. He accrued 831 rebounds, 610 assists, 922 personal fouls and 3187 points. The maximum number of points collected by Boryla in a single season is 982 which he accumulated in the 1950-51 season.

Career Highlights

In 1948 Olympics, Boryla was a member of the United States team that won the gold medal.

He was inducted in the National Polish-American Hall of Fame and the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.

In 1984, he won the NBA Executive of the Year Award with the Nuggets.

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