Yonkers Herald Statesman- Syracuse Nationals Sign Up Draft Choice
Syracuse—The Syracuse Nationals of the National Basketball Association signed Rex Tippett, a 6-foot-4 graduate of Grambling (La.) College, yesterday. Tippitt, a draft choice last spring, was the 12th player to contract with the Nats for 1961-62. Joe Roberts, who played with Ohio State's national basketball champions two years ago, signed for his second season with the Nats. Sidelined with minor injuries early last season, Roberts wound up scoring 322 points in 68 games.