Jay Arnette

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Jay Arnette
Jay Arnette 1960.jpg
Arnette with mother in 1960
Personal information
Born (1938-12-19) December 19, 1938 (age 79)
Austin, Texas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school McCallum (Austin, Texas)
College Texas (1957–1960)
NBA draft 1960 / Round: 2 / Pick: 9th overall
Selected by the Cincinnati Royals
Playing career 1963–1965
Position Point guard
Number 21
Career history
19631965 Cincinnati Royals
Career statistics
Points 424 (3.7 ppg)
Rebounds 116 (1.0 rpg)
Assists 139 (1.2 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Jay Hoyland Arnette (born December 19, 1938[1]) is an American former professional basketball player.

A 6'2" guard born in Austin, Texas and from Austin's University of Texas, Arnette competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics, where he won a gold medal with the United States national basketball team.[2] From 1963 to 1965, he played in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Cincinnati Royals, averaging 3.7 points per game.[1] In 2010, the 1960 United States men's Olympic basketball team on which Arnette played was collectively inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.[3]

While playing basketball Arnette attended a dental school at University of Texas. He later obtained licenses in dentistry and pharmacy, but practiced orthodontics in Austin, Texas.[3][4]

References

  1. ^ a b "Jay Arnette". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved June 7, 2015.
  2. ^ "2014-15 Texas Basketball Fact Book" (PDF). texassports.com. Retrieved May 2, 2015.
  3. ^ a b "BCD alum to be inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame". tamhsc.edu. Retrieved June 7, 2015.
  4. ^ Jay Arnette. sports-reference.com

External links

  • Jay Arnette at Basketball-Reference.com
  • Olympians' Almanza and Arnette look back at a century of Horns hoops at TexasSports.com
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