LeRoy Ellis

United States

LeRoy Ellis Bio

Who is LeRoy Ellis

LeRoy Ellis was an American professional basketball player. In his NBA career he have played for Los Angeles Lakers, Baltimore Bullets, Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born in Far Rockaway, New York. He studied at the St. John’s University and played for the university team. While he was playing there he set the highest rebounding record.

Interesting Facts

On June 2 102 he died because of prostate cancer in Scappoose, Oregon. He was 72 years old then. He played in the position of center and power forward. While he was playing he wore 25, 44, 23 and 14 number jersey.

Personal Life

With his wife he have three children. His all children play college basketball. His children name are daughter Lisa and two son LeRoy Jr. and LeRon. His youngest son Lee Christopher died on Los angeles street in 1998.


In his senior year, as the men’s college basketball player of the year, he was awarded with the 1962 Haggerty Award. He also won NBA champion award in the year 1972. He also had many fans in his days.