Dennis Awtrey

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Dennis Awtrey
No. 20, 21, 34
Center
Personal information
Born (1948-02-22) February 22, 1948 (age 66)
Hollywood, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school Blackford (San Jose, California)
College Santa Clara (1967–1970)
NBA draft 1970 / Round: 3 / Pick: 46th overall
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
Pro career 1970–1982
Career history
19701972 Philadelphia 76ers
1972–1974 Chicago Bulls
19741978 Phoenix Suns
1978–1979 Boston Celtics
1979 Seattle SuperSonics
1979–1980 Chicago Bulls
1980–1981 Seattle SuperSonics
1981–1982 Portland Trail Blazers
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points 3,516 (4.8 ppg)
Rebounds 3,342 (4.6 rpg)
Assists 1,467 (2.8 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Dennis Wade Awtrey (born February 22, 1948) is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6'10" center from Santa Clara University, Awtrey was drafted by the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers in 1970. He played in the league for twelve seasons, spending time with the 76ers, Chicago Bulls, Phoenix Suns, Boston Celtics, Seattle SuperSonics, and Portland Trail Blazers. Awtrey had his finest season in 1974-1975, when he averaged 9.9 points and 8.6 rebounds as a member of the Suns.[citation needed]. In 1973, he punched Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in the face.[citation needed] In 2012, Awtrey moved to Manzanita, Oregon, where he now operates a bed-and-breakfast.[1]

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  1. ^ Schoenfeld, Bruce (June–July 2014). "In Praise of the American Beach Town". National Geographic Traveller. 

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