Johnny Jorgensen

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Johnny Jorgensen
No. 0, 16
Guard / Forward
Personal information
Born (1921-12-28)December 28, 1921
Died January 19, 1973(1973-01-19) (aged 51)
Charlotte, North Carolina
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
College DePaul
Pro career 1947–1949
Career history
1947–1948 Chicago Stags
1947–1948 Baltimore Bullets
1948–1949 Minneapolis Lakers
Career highlights and awards

John J. Jorgensen (December 28, 1921 – January 19, 1973) was an American professional basketball player.

A 6'2" guard/forward from DePaul University, Jorgensen played two seasons (1947–1949) in the Basketball Association of America as a member of the Chicago Stags, Baltimore Bullets, and Minneapolis Lakers. He averaged 2.3 points per game in his BAA career and won a championship with the Lakers in 1949. He also played in the National Basketball League.

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