Brett Vroman

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Brett Vroman
Personal information
Born (1955-12-25) December 25, 1955 (age 61)
Hollywood, California
Nationality American
Listed height 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Provo (Provo, Utah)
College UCLA (1974–1977)
UNLV (1978–1979)
NBA draft 1978 / Round: 4 / Pick: 87th overall
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
Playing career 1980–1989
Position Center
Number 52
Career history
1980 Utah Jazz
1980–1981 Billings Volcanos (CBA)
1981–1983 Sapori Siena (Italy)
1983–1984 Italcable Perugia (Italy)
1984–1985 Pepper Mestre (Italy)
1985 Aris (Greece)
1985–1986 Segafredo Gorizia (Italy)
1987 Wuber Napoli (Italy)
1988–1989 Torpan Pojat (Finland)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Brett Grant Vroman (born December 25, 1955) is an American retired professional basketball player. A 7'0" 220 lb center, he played college basketball at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). His professional career included a brief stint with the NBA's Utah Jazz and 12 years playing in Europe.[1]

Vroman was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 21st pick in the fourth round of the 1978 NBA Draft but never made the team. On July 27, 1980 he signed as a free agent with the Utah Jazz[2] for whom he played 11 games in 1980-81, averaging 3.1 points, 2.3 rebounds and 0.8 assist per game. After ending his NBA career, he played in Europe, mostly in Italy.[3]

He is the father of the late Jackson Vroman,[4] who was selected by the Chicago Bulls in the 2004 NBA Draft and played with the Phoenix Suns and the New Orleans Hornets / New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets from 2004 to 2006.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Vroman vrooms up Suns' draft chart, by Paul Coro, The Arizona Republic. Published June 27, 2004
  2. ^ 1980 NBA Transactions
  3. ^ Lega A Basket
  4. ^ Going the Long Way, by Paul Coro, The Arizona Republic, posted June 26, 2004

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