Kennedy McIntosh

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Kennedy McIntosh
Personal information
Born (1949-01-21)January 21, 1949
Detroit, Michigan
Died March 6, 2009(2009-03-06) (aged 60)
Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school South Haven (South Haven, Michigan)
College Eastern Michigan (1967–1971)
NBA draft 1971 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15th overall
Selected by the Chicago Bulls
Pro career 1971–1974
Position Power forward
Number 40, 43
Career history
19711972 Chicago Bulls
1972–1974 Seattle SuperSonics
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Kennedy McIntosh (January 21, 1949 – March 6, 2009[1]) was an American professional basketball player whose NBA career lasted from 1971-1975. At 6'7" tall, he played the forward position.

Though born in Detroit, McIntosh attended high school on Michigan's western half, playing basketball at South Haven High School in South Haven. McIntosh went to college at Eastern Michigan University, where he scored 2,219 points and grabbed 1,426 rebounds. He was then drafted in the first round (15th pick) of the 1971 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls.

McIntosh played with the Bulls until October 1972, when he was traded to the Seattle SuperSonics for Gar Heard and a draft pick.[2] He spent the rest of his career with Seattle, retiring in 1975 because of injury. Over his NBA career, McIntosh averaged 5.3 points and 3.9 rebounds per game.[3]

McIntosh's number 54 jersey was retired by Eastern Michigan University in 2006.[1]

McIntosh died of a stroke at UCLA-Santa Monica Hospital, Los Angeles on March 6, 2009, aged 60. He is survived by his daughters Kourtney and Kai, and son Kevin.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Former NBA player Kennedy McIntosh dies at 60". Associated Press. March 11, 2009. Retrieved on March 11, 2009.
  2. ^ Chicago Bulls All-Time Transactions. NBA.com. Retrieved on March 11, 2009.
  3. ^ Kenny McIntosh statistics. basketball-reference.com. Retrieved on March 11, 2009.
  4. ^ Former NBA player Kennedy McIntosh dies at 60

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