John Abramovic

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John Abramovic
Personal information
Born (1919-02-09)February 9, 1919
Etna, Pennsylvania
Died June 9, 2000(2000-06-09) (aged 81)
Ormond Beach, Florida
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school Etna (Etna, Pennsylvania)
College Salem International (1939–1943)
Pro career 1946–1948
Position Forward
Number 3, 9, 31
Career history
1946–1947 Pittsburgh Ironmen
1947 St. Louis Bombers
1947 Baltimore Bullets
1947–1948 Syracuse Nationals

John "Brooms" Abramovic Jr. (born February 9, 1919 – June 9, 2000) was an American professional basketball player of Croatian origin[1] who played in the National Basketball Association.

He played basketball at Salem College (now Salem International University) in Salem, West Virginia before going on to play for three different NBA teams (and one NBL team) in the mid-1940s.

John is a member of the 1984 Salem University Hall of Fame class.

He led men's college basketball in scoring for two straight years (1941–42 and 1942–43).

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
1946–47 Pittsburgh 47 - - .242 - .691 - .7 - - 11.2
1947–48 St. Louis 4 - - .100 - .500 - .3 - - 1.0
1947–48 Baltimore 5 - - .000 - .667 - .2 - - .4
Career 56 - - .237 - .686 - .7 - - 9.5


References[edit]

  1. ^ Croatian Heritage by Adam Eterovich

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