|Born||October 1, 1943|
|Listed height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Listed weight||175 lb (79 kg)|
|High school||West (Salt Lake City, Utah)|
|NBA draft||1966 / Round: 5 / Pick: 44th overall|
|Selected by the St. Louis Hawks|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Nemelka started every game for BYU his sophomore season, averaging 10.8 points per game.
In his junior season at BYU, Nemelka averaged 15.4 points per game as BYU finished 21-7 and won the Western Athletic Conference championship. He was also named to the All-WAC second team and was an Academic All-WAC selection.
As a junior at BYU, Nemelka averaged 24.0 points per game as BYU won the 1966 NIT. Nemelka was named as a first team All-American by the USBWA and a third team All-American by the NABC. He was also named to the All-WAC first-team and to the Academic All-Wac team.
Nemelka was drafted with the fourth pick in the fifth round of the 1966 NBA Draft by the St. Louis Hawks (now based in Atlanta). However, he never played in the NBA. Nemelka played one season in the ABA for the Utah Stars, and averaged 5.5 points, 1.5 assists, and 1.5 rebounds per game. He played in nine playoff games for the Stars in the 1971 ABA playoffs, on the way to the Stars winning the 1971 ABA championship.
Following his professional basketball career, Nemelka became an attorney in Utah. On May 13, 2008 the Chair of the Ethics and Discipline Committee of the Utah Supreme Court entered a public reprimand against Nemelka for the violation of three rules.
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- "Dick Nemelka NBA & ABA statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 20 July 2012.
- Facer, Dirk. "That championship season". deseretnews.com. Retrieved 20 July 2012.
- "Attorney Discipline (Utah Bar Journal)". utahbar.org. Retrieved 20 July 2012.