Name Tom Scheffler
Career start 1977
Role Basketball Player
Career end 1985
|Listed weight 240 lb (109 kg)|
Height 2.11 m
Education Purdue University
College Purdue (1973–1977)
Weight 109 kg
|Born October 27, 1954 (age 61)
St. Joseph, Michigan (1954-10-27) |
High school St. Joseph (St. Joseph, Michigan)
NBA draft 1977 / Round: 6 / Pick: 117th overall
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Tom Scheffler (born October 27, 1954) is retired American professional basketball player.
Born in St. Joseph, Michigan, Scheffler played collegiately at Purdue University before spending most of his career in Europe playing in Italy, Spain, Greece, Switzerland and France. His only stint in the NBA was in the 1984–85 season when he played 39 games as a 12th man for Portland.
Scheffler's most notable successes came during his time with ÉB Pau-Orthez in France where his contribution resulted in Orthez winning the French basketball Championship in 1986 and 1987.
Tom's younger brother, Steve Scheffler, also starred at Purdue University and the Seattle SuperSonics.
In his post-career days, Scheffler has settled in Lugano, Switzerland and is running an English school.