Jesse Branson

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Jesse Branson
Personal information
Born (1942-01-07)January 7, 1942
Graham, North Carolina
Died November 2, 2014(2014-11-02) (aged 72)
Gibsonville, North Carolina
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school Holt (Burlington, North Carolina)
College Elon (1961–1965)
NBA draft 1965 / Round: 2 / Pick: 13th overall
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
Pro career 1965–1968
Position Small forward
Number 22, 24
Career history
1965 Philadelphia 76ers
1965–1966 Trenton Colonials (EPBL)
1967–1968 New Orleans Buccaneers (ABA)
Career NBA and ABA statistics
Points 1,091 (13.1 ppg)
Rebounds 541 (6.6 rpg)
Assists 67 (0.8 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Herman Jesse Branson (January 7, 1942 – November 2, 2014) was a retired American basketball player.

Born in Graham, North Carolina, he played collegiately for Elon University. He was 6 feet 8 inches (2.03 m) tall.

He was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2nd round (18th pick overall) of the 1965 NBA Draft.

He played for the 76ers (1965–66) in the NBA for 5 games and for the New Orleans Buccaneers (1967–68) in the ABA for 78 games.

Branson died on November 2, 2014.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Elon basketball great Jesse Branson dies at 72". Burlington Times-News. November 3, 2014. Retrieved November 3, 2014. 

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