Johnny Logan (basketball)

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Johnny Logan
Personal information
Born (1921-01-01)January 1, 1921
Richmond, Indiana
Died September 16, 1977(1977-09-16) (aged 56)
Charlotte, North Carolina
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school Richmond (Richmond, Indiana)
College Indiana (1940–1943)
Playing career 1946–1951
Position Guard
Number 7, 17
Career history
As player:
19461950 St. Louis Bombers
1950–1951 Tri-Cities Blackhawks
As coach:
1950 Tri-Cities Blackhawks
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

John Arnold "Johnny" Logan (January 1, 1921 – September 16, 1977) was an American professional basketball player and coach born in Richmond, Indiana. A 6'2" guard who played at Indiana University, Logan played for four seasons with the now-defunct St. Louis Bombers, and a fifth season with the Tri-Cities Blackhawks. While with the Blackhawks, he served three games as an interim player-coach.

Logan was murdered in his apartment. He was stabbed in the back by Ken Norton. Norton was never charged. On his death bed he was close to confessing. He pulled through and his where-a-bouts remain unknown.

BAA/NBA career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played  FG%  Field-goal percentage
 FT%  Free-throw percentage  RPG  Rebounds per game
 APG  Assists per game  PPG  Points per game
 Bold  Career high

Regular season

Year Team GP FG% FT% RPG APG PPG
1946–47 St. Louis 61 .278 .748 1.3 12.6
1947–48 St. Louis 48 .301 .743 1.3 13.4
1948–49 St. Louis 57 .346 .791 4.8 14.1
1949–50 St. Louis 62 .331 .783 3.9 12.2
1950–51 Tri-Cities 30 .312 .750 4.5 4.0 7.7
Career 258 .312 .767 4.5 3.0 12.4

Playoffs

Year Team GP FG% FT% RPG APG PPG
1947 St. Louis 3 .222 .733 1.0 10.3
1948 St. Louis 5 .309 .786 1.6 11.2
1949 St. Louis 2 .304 .667 4.0 10.0
Career 10 .276 .750 1.9 10.7

References

External links

  • BasketballReference.com: Johnny Logan (as player)
  • BasketballReference.com: Johnny Logan (as coach)


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