|Power forward / Center|
April 6, 1952 |
Greenville, South Carolina
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (206 cm)|
|Listed weight||235 lb (107 kg)|
|High school||Thomas Jefferson
(Elizabeth, New Jersey)
|College||Notre Dame (1971–1974)|
|NBA draft||1974 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4th overall|
|Selected by the Phoenix Suns|
|Pro playing career||1975–1980|
|1980 (2 seasons)||San Antonio Spurs|
|1983-1986||Grand Canyon (NAIA)|
|1988–1995||SMU (NCAA I)|
|1995–1998||Toronto Raptors (assistant)|
|2003||Phoenix Mercury (WNBA)|
|2009–2010||Phoenix Suns (assistant)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||3,920 (12.3 ppg)|
|Rebounds||2,388 (7.5 rpg)|
|Assists||574 (1.8 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
John Henry Shumate (born April 6, 1952) is a retired American professional basketball player and coach.
A 6'9" forward/center from the University of Notre Dame, Shumate played five seasons (1975–1978; 1979–1981) in the NBA as a member of the Phoenix Suns, Buffalo Braves, Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs and Seattle SuperSonics. He earned NBA All-Rookie Team honors in his first season after averaging 11.3 points per game and 5.6 rebounds per game. Over the course of his career, Shumate averaged 12.3 points and 7.5 rebounds.
Shumate later coached for the Southern Methodist University Mustangs and the Phoenix Mercury of the WNBA. He also appeared in a series of basketball training videos. In the summer of 2009 he was named as an assistant coach of the Phoenix Suns.
- "http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/s/shumajo01.html". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-10-01.
- "Shumate named assistant coach of Phoenix Suns". Sports.gaeatimes.com. 2009-08-25. Retrieved 2013-10-01.
- "Men's basketball". Aquinas College. Archived from the original on March 9, 2014.