Aaron James (basketball)

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Aaron James
Personal information
Born (1952-10-05) October 5, 1952 (age 67)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolWalter L. Cohen
(New Orleans, Louisiana)
CollegeGrambling State (1970–1974)
NBA draft1974 / Round: 2 / Pick: 28th overall
Selected by the New Orleans Jazz
Playing career1974–1980
PositionPower forward
Career history
As player:
19741979New Orleans Jazz
1980Antonini Siena
1980U/Tex Wranglers
As coach:
1989–1995Grambling State
Career NBA statistics
Points3,829 (10.8 ppg)
Rebounds1,470 (4.1 rpg)
Assists370 (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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