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Arthur Edward Spector
Position(s) Forward
Jersey #(s) 12
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Born October 17, 1920(1920-10-17)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died June 18, 1987 (aged 66)
Career information
Year(s) 1946–1950
College Villanova University
Professional team(s)
Career stats (NBA)
Points     852
Assist     143
Stats @
Career highlights and awards
Basketball Hall of Fame

Arthur Edward "Art" Spector (17 October 1920 – 18 June 1987) was an American basketball player who played as a forward for the Boston Celtics from 1946 to 1950. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Spector attended Villanova University, before becoming the first player ever to be signed by the Celtics.[1] His grandson is American soccer player Jonathan Spector.


  1. ^ Neil Singelais. "Art Spector, first player signed to play for Celtics; at 70". Boston Globe. June 20, 1987. Retrieved on August 27, 2009.

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