Art Becker

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Art Becker
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Personal information
Born (1942-01-12) January 12, 1942 (age 76)
Akron, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school Camelback (Phoenix, Arizona)
College Arizona State (1961–1964)
NBA draft 1964 / Round: 3 / Pick: 22nd overall
Selected by the St. Louis Hawks
Playing career 1967–1973
Position Forward
Number 34, 43, 14
Career history
19671969 Houston Mavericks
19691971 Indiana Pacers
19711972 Denver Rockets
1972 New York Nets
1972 Dallas Chaparrals
Career highlights and awards
Career ABA statistics
Points 5,160 (12.5 ppg)
Rebounds 2,604 (6.3 rpg)
Assists 410 (1.0)
Stats at

Arthur C. "Art" Becker (born January 12, 1942) is an American retired professional basketball player born in Akron, Ohio.

A 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) forward from Arizona State University, Becker played six seasons (1967–1973) in the American Basketball Association (ABA) as a member of the Houston Mavericks, Indiana Pacers, Denver Rockets, Dallas Chaparrals, and New York Nets. He averaged 12.5 points per game over the course of his career and appeared in two ABA All-Star Games.

Since 2005, Becker has served as president of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). He served two stints (1974–1981; 1993–1996) as men's head basketball coach at Scottsdale Community College and coached men's tennis at Scottsdale from 1981 to 1983.