Harry Weltman

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Harry Weltman is a former American basketball executive.

Weltman served as general manager of the Spirits of St. Louis in the American Basketball Association. He was also a co-owner of that team with Ozzie Silna and Daniel Silna.1 In the 1974-75 ABA season, the New York Nets defeated the Spirits 12 straight times, but then the Spirits beat the Nets 4 games to 1 in the 1975 Eastern Division Semifinals, a major upset.2

Weltman later served as general manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association.2

On September 26, 2013, Weltman was inducted into the The Greater Cleveland Sports Hall of Fame.3

Weltman's son Jeff Weltman is executive vice president of basketball operations for the NBA's Toronto Raptors. He previously served served as assistant general manager of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks.


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