Aaron James (basketball)

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Aaron James
Personal information
Born (1952-10-05) October 5, 1952 (age 64)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Walter L. Cohen
(New Orleans, Louisiana)
College Grambling State (1970–1974)
NBA draft 1974 / Round: 2 / Pick: 28th overall
Selected by the New Orleans Jazz
Playing career 1974–1980
Position Power forward
Number 23
Career history
As player:
19741979 New Orleans Jazz
1980 Antonini Siena
1980 U/Tex Wranglers
As coach:
1989–1995 Grambling State
Career NBA statistics
Points 3,829 (10.8 ppg)
Rebounds 1,470 (4.1 rpg)
Assists 370 (1.0 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Aaron James (born October 5, 1952) is a retired American professional basketball player. He spent his entire five-year NBA career with the New Orleans Jazz.

James, a 6'8" small forward, averaged 10.8 points and 4.1 rebounds over 356 career games from 1974 to 1979 with the Jazz, who drafted him out of Grambling State University with the 10th pick of the second round of the 1974 NBA draft. He was the team's first ever selection.[1]

He was also selected by the Utah Stars in the third round of the 1974 ABA Draft.


  1. ^ Jazz History, nba.com

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