Born February 3, 1929 Elmer Behnke played in the NBA mainly as a Centre during their playing career, season(s): 1952-1952. Elmer H. Behnke was an American basketball player. Born in Rockford, Illinois, he played collegiately for Bradley University. He was selected by the Rochester Royals in the 4th round of the 1951 NBA draft. He played for the Milwaukee Hawks in the NBA for 4 games.