John Block (basketball)

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John Block
Personal information
Born (1944-04-16) April 16, 1944 (age 74)
Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 207 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school Glendale (Glendale, California)
College USC (1963–1966)
NBA draft 1966 / Round: 3 / Pick: 27th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
Playing career 1966–1976
Position Power forward / Center
Number 34, 41, 35
Career history
As player:
1966–1967 Los Angeles Lakers
19671971 San Diego Rockets
1971–1972 Milwaukee Bucks
1972–1973 Philadelphia 76ers
19731974 Kansas City–Omaha Kings
1974 New Orleans Jazz
19741976 Chicago Bulls
As coach:
1980–1983 UC San Diego
1986–1991 Gordon (Massachusetts)
1997–2002 Point Loma Nazarene
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 7,106 (11.9 ppg)
Rebounds 3,965 (6.6 rpg)
Assists 805 (1.3 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

John William Block, Jr. (born April 16, 1944) is a retired American basketball player born in Glendale, California.

A 6'10" forward/center from the University of Southern California, Block spent 10 seasons in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers (1966–1967), San Diego Rockets (1967–1971), Milwaukee Bucks (1971–1972), Philadelphia 76ers (1972–1973), Kansas City–Omaha Kings (1973–1974), New Orleans Jazz (1974), and Chicago Bulls (1974–1976). Block had his strongest season in 1967–68, when he averaged 20.2 points and 11.0 rebounds for the Rockets, who had just entered the NBA as an expansion team. Block appeared in the 1973 NBA All-Star Game, and registered 7,106 total points and 3,965 rebounds in his career.[1]

References

  1. ^ Career statistics. basketball-reference.com. Retrieved on January 2, 2009.
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