John Fairchild

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John Fairchild
No. 33, 24, 12, 30, 25
Power forward
Personal information
Born (1943-04-28) April 28, 1943 (age 71)
Encinitas, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school San Dieguito
(Encinitas, California)
College Palomar JC (1962–1963)
BYU (1963–1965)
NBA draft 1965 / Round: 2 / Pick: 16th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
Pro career 1965–1970
Career history
1965–1966 Los Angeles Lakers
1967–1968 Anaheim Amigos (ABA)
1968 Denver Rockets (ABA)
1968–1969 Indiana Pacers (ABA)
1969–1970 Kentucky Colonels (ABA)
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA and ABA statistics
Points 1,085 (6.6 ppg)
Rebounds 523 (3.2 rpg)
Assists 115 (0.7 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

John Fairchild (born April 28, 1943) is a retired American basketball player.

Born in Encinitas, California,[1] Fairchild played high school basketball at San Dieguito High School (class of 1961) and college basketball at Brigham Young University.

Fairchild was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers with the 8th pick of the 2nd round (16th overall pick) of the 1965 NBA Draft. He played for the Lakers during the 1965–66 NBA season.[1]

Fairchild later played in the American Basketball Association as a 6'8" forward for the Anaheim Amigos (1967–68), averaging 10.9 points per game. Fairchild later played for the Denver Rockets (1968–69 season), Indiana Pacers (1968–69 and 1969–1970 seasons) and Kentucky Colonels (1969–1970 season). He was a member of the Pacers team that was the ABA runner-up in 1969 and the subsequent team that won the 1970 ABA Championship.[1]

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