Jim Ware (basketball)
|No. 18, 27|
May 2, 1944|
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|College||Oklahoma City (1963–1966)|
|NBA draft||1966 / Round: 3 / Pick: 26th overall|
|Selected by the Cincinnati Royals|
|1967–1968||San Diego Rockets|
|1968||Dallas Chaparrals (ABA)|
|1968–1969||Scranton Miners (EPBL)|
|1969–1971||Hazleton Bits (EBA)|
|1971–1972||Wilkes-Barre Barons (EBA)|
|1972–1973||East Orange Colonials (EBA)|
|Career NBA and ABA statistics|
|Points||150 (2.3 ppg)|
|Rebounds||153 (2.4 rpg)|
|Assists||14 (0.2 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Ware was born in Natchez, Mississippi and attended Oklahoma City University, where he was a forward on the basketball team. In 1966, he led the nation in rebounding, with an average of 20.9 per game.
Ware was drafted later that year by the National Basketball Association's Cincinnati Royals. After the 1966-67 season, he was drafted by the San Diego Rockets in the expansion draft. He played just one season for San Diego. Ware was mostly a backup player in the NBA.
- "Known deceased basketball individuals". Association for Professional Basketball Research. Retrieved 13 November 2011.
- "2009–10 NCAA Men's Basketball Records" (PDF). 2009–10 NCAA Men's Basketball Media Guide. National Collegiate Athletic Association. 2009. Retrieved 16 November 2010.
- "Jim Ware NBA & ABA Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-11-16.
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