Dick Garrett

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Dick Garrett
Personal information
Born (1947-01-31) January 31, 1947 (age 71)
Centralia, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Centralia (Centralia, Illinois)
College Southern Illinois (1966–1969)
NBA draft 1969 / Round: 2 / Pick: 27th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
Playing career 1969–1974
Position Guard
Number 20, 14, 24
Career history
1969–1970 Los Angeles Lakers
19701973 Buffalo Braves
1973 New York Knicks
1973–1974 Milwaukee Bucks
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 3,475 (10.3 ppg)
Rebounds 1,004 (3.0 rpg)
Assists 849 (2.5 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Eldo "Dick" Garrett (born January 31, 1947) is a retired American professional basketball player.

A 6'3" guard from Southern Illinois University, Garrett was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers with the 27th overall pick of the 1969 NBA draft. He played five seasons (1969–1974) in the National Basketball Association, one with the Lakers, three with the Buffalo Braves, and his final season that he split between the New York Knicks and the Milwaukee Bucks. He earned NBA All-Rookie Team honors during the 1969–70 NBA season after averaging 11.6 points per game for the Lakers.

He is the father of Diante Garrett, who has played for the Phoenix Suns [1] and the Utah Jazz.[2]


  1. ^ Zach Gourley. "Garrett not giving up on NBA dreams". Iowa State Daily. June 27, 2011. Retrieved on November 17, 2012.
  2. ^ Utah Jazz sign guard Diante Garrett

External links

  • Dick Garrett at Basketball-Reference.com

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