American professional basketball player, Felton LaFrance Spencer was a center for the National Basketball Association. On January 5, 1968, he was born, and he died on March 12, 2023.
Spencer attended Eastern High School in Middletown, Kentucky, which is now part of Louisville. There, he was an all-state basketball player.
Who did Felton Spencer play for?
In the first year, Eastern was defeated by Metcalfe County, which was not widely regarded, 60-58 in the first round. Eastern was eliminated in the quarterfinals by Hazard High School as a senior a year later.
He played primarily as a backup center for the Timberwolves for the first four seasons of his career.
He became a free agent in 1994 and signed with the Utah Jazz. He played for the Jazz for five seasons and helped the team reach the NBA Finals in 1997 and 1998.
Spencer played for the Golden State Warriors, Orlando Magic, and Denver Nuggets in the NBA before leaving the Jazz in 1999.
After playing in the NBA for 12 seasons, he decided to quit in 2002.
Felton Spencer was an effective rebounder and defender in the NBA.
Although he did not score a lot, he was a valuable member of his team. He averaged 6.2 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 1.0 blocks per game throughout his career.
Spencer returned to Louisville after retiring from basketball and established himself as a successful businessman there. In the Louisville area, he owns a car dealership and several other businesses.