Born June 22, 1922 Bob Gantt played in the NBA mainly as a Forward/Centre during their playing career, season(s): 1947-1947. Robert M. Gantt Jr. was an American professional basketball player. He played for one season with the Washington Capitols of the Basketball Association of America during the 1946–47 season. Gantt played college basketball for Duke University. He is a member of the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame.