|No. 22, 16, 9, 44, 21|
January 15, 1939 |
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Listed weight||202 lb (92 kg)|
|High school||Notre Dame
|NBA draft||1961 / Round: 2 / Pick: 21st overall|
|Selected by the Chicago Packers|
|Pro playing career||1963–1975|
|1967–1970||San Diego Rockets|
|1972–1975||Kansas City-Omaha Kings|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||9,948 (12.2 ppg)|
|Rebounds||4,555 (5.6 rpg)|
|Assists||1,112 (1.4 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Donald R. Kojis (born July 15, 1939) was a professional basketball player who was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He attended Marquette University and was drafted by the Chicago Packers in the 2nd round (12th pick) of the 1961 NBA Draft. He played Forward for the Baltimore Bullets (1963–64), Detroit Pistons (1964–66), Chicago Bulls (1966–67) (acquired prior to the season via the expansion draft), San Diego Rockets (1967–70) (acquired prior to the 1967-68 season via the expansion draft), Seattle SuperSonics (1970–72) and Kansas City-Omaha Kings (1972–75). Kojis was one of three players ever selected in expansion drafts held in consecutive years (Bob Weiss and George Wilson being the other two) (Wilson was in fact selected in three consecutive expansion drafts). Kojis was also one of a small number of players who played for three expansion teams (Kojis playing for the 1961-62 Packers, the 1966-67 Bulls, and the 1967-68 Rockets).
He was named to the 1968 and 1969 NBA West All-Star Teams.
He holds the Pistons' record for most Field Goal Attempts Per 48 Minutes (25.35).
In 12 seasons he played in 814 Games, had 19,241 Minutes Played, 3,947 Field Goals Made, 8,853 Field Goals Attempted, .446 Field Goal Percentage, 2,054 Free Throws Made, 2,853 Free Throws Attempted, .720 Free Throw Percentage, 4,555 Rebounds, 1,112 Assists, 1,937 Personal Fouls and 9,948 Points.