Born February 25, 1924 Nelson Bobb played in the NBA mainly as a Guard during their playing career, season(s): 1950-1953. Nelson "Nitzy" Bobb was an American basketball player. Born and raised in Philadelphia, he played collegiately for hometown Temple University. He was selected by the Philadelphia Warriors in the 1949 BAA draft and the Syracuse Nationals in the 1949 NBL draft. He played for the Warriors in the NBA for 227 games.