Johnny Baum

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Johnny Baum
No. 9, 14, 20, 15, 22
Small forward
Personal information
Born (1946-06-17) June 17, 1946 (age 67)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school West Philadelphia
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
College Peirce JC (1964–1965)
Temple (1966–1969)
NBA draft 1969 / Round: 2 / Pick: 23rd overall
Selected by the Chicago Bulls
Pro playing career 1969–1978
Career history
19691971 Chicago Bulls
19711973 New York Nets (ABA)
1973–1974 Memphis Tams (ABA)
1974 Indiana Pacers (ABA)
1974–1976 Hazleton Bullets (EBA)
1976–1978 Allentown Jets (EBA)
Career NBA and ABA statistics
Points 1,498 (6.1 ppg)
Rebounds 666 (2.7 rpg)
Assists 141 (0.6 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

John "Jumpin' Johnny" Baum (born June 17, 1946) is a retired American basketball player. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he played collegiately for the Temple University.

A 6'5" (1.96 m) and 200 lb (91 kg) forward, he was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 15th round (187th pick overall) of the 1968 NBA Draft and by the Chicago Bulls in the 2nd round (23rd pick overall) of the 1969 NBA Draft.

He played for the Chicago Bulls (1969–71) in the NBA and for the New York Nets (1971–73), Memphis Tams and Indiana Pacers (1973–74) in the ABA for 244 games.[citation needed]

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