Jim Marsh (basketball)

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Jim Marsh
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Personal information
Born (1946-04-26) April 26, 1946 (age 68)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Pasadena (Pasadena, California)
College USC (1965–1968)
NBA draft 1968 / Round: 11 / Pick: 136th overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Pro career 1971–1972
Career history
1971–1972 Portland Trail Blazers
Career statistics
Points 119 (3.1 ppg)
Rebounds 84 (2.2 rpg)
Assists 30 (0.8 apg)

James (Jim) Marsh (born April 26, 1946) is a retired American professional basketball player who competed in the NBA for one season. He played college basketball at the University of Southern California, and played professionally for the Portland Trail Blazers of the NBA.[1]

After his playing career, Marsh spent time as an assistant coach at the University of Utah before transitioning to a career as a broadcaster for the Seattle SuperSonics, which is the franchise by whom he was drafted out of college. He served as the color commentator on SuperSonics television broadcasts for 12 years.[2]

Marsh was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2004.[3] He has two adult daughters and lives in Kirkland, Washington, where he continues to coach an AAU basketball team.[2]


  1. ^ "Jim Marsh statistics". basketball-reference.com. Sports Reference, LLC. 
  2. ^ a b Raley, Dan (January 19, 2009). "Where Are They Now: Jim Marsh, former USC, NBA player". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Archived from the original on July 12, 2012. Retrieved July 12, 2012. 
  3. ^ Kelley, Steve. "Parkinson's is no match for Marsh". The Seattle Times. Archived from the original on February 9, 2015. Retrieved February 9, 2015.