|Date of birth||January 11, 1949|
|Place of birth||Atlantic City, New Jersey|
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in|
|Listed weight||190 lbs|
|NBA Draft||1972; Round: 2 / Pick: 17th|
|Selected by the Detroit Pistons|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Chris Ford at NBA.com|
Christopher Joseph Ford (born January 11, 1949) is a former American professional basketball player and former head coach. Ford played high school basketball at Holy Spirit High School in Absecon, New Jersey.
A 6' 5" (1.96 m) guard from Villanova University, he played ten seasons (1972-1982) in the NBA as a member of the Detroit Pistons and Boston Celtics. Ford is credited with scoring the NBA's first three-point shot on October 12, 1979 in a game his Celtics played against the Houston Rockets at Boston Garden. After winning a championship with the Boston Celtics, he ended his playing career in 1982 with 7,314 total points.