Bob Ferry, who led the Washington Bullets to the 1978 NBA championship, dies at 84
WASHINGTON - Bob Ferry – a former Bullets center who went on to build the 1978 NBA championship team as general manager – has died at the age of 84.
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Ferry’s career in the organization spanned the Bullets’ years in both Baltimore and D.C.
After his 10-year career as a player, Ferry built his reputation as an executive – earning NBA Executive of the Year honors in 1979 and 1982.
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He served in the team’s front office for 17 years.
His son, Danny Ferry, began his career at DeMatha High School before moving on to Duke and then the NBA.
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He most recently served as GM of the New Orleans Pelicans.