Harvey Knuckles
Personal information
Born (1958-10-03) October 3, 1958 (age 63)
Tyronza, Arkansas
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolSt. Catherine's (Racine, Wisconsin)
CollegeToledo (1977–1981)
NBA draft1981 / Round: 2 / Pick: 39th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
PositionSmall forward
Career highlights and awards

Harvey Knuckles (born October 3, 1958) is an American former basketball player. He was a second round draft pick in the 1981 NBA draft and played professionally in the United States and Europe.

Knuckles, a 6'6" small forward, played collegiately at the University of Toledo from 1977 to 1981, where he led the Rockets to two consecutive NCAA tournament berths (1979, 1980). Knuckles scored 1,488 points (12.9 per game) in his Toledo career. As a senior in 1980–81, Knuckles averaged 22 points and 7.3 rebounds per game and was named Mid-American Conference Player of the Year.[1]

After graduating from Toledo, Knuckles was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the second round of the 1981 NBA Draft. He failed to make the team, instead playing in the Continental Basketball Association and then in England, Switzerland and France.[2] After stints as an assistant at Toledo and working in a bank, Knuckles returned to France, where he played professionally late into his forties.[3]


  1. ^ "Harvey Knuckles, Basketball (1979-81)". Toledo athletics. Retrieved 12 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Many dunks, 87 victories for UT standout". Toledo Blade. Retrieved 12 May 2012.
  3. ^ "After 30 years, Harvey Knuckles is still going strong". RacineSportsZone.com. Retrieved 12 May 2012.