C. J. Kupec

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C. J. Kupec
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Kupec from 1975 Michiganensian
Personal information
Born (1953-01-26) January 26, 1953 (age 65)
Oak Lawn, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school Oak Lawn Community
(Oak Lawn, Illinois)
College Michigan (1972–1975)
NBA draft 1975 / Round: 4 / Pick: 56th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
Playing career 1975–1988
Position Center / Power forward
Number 41, 25
Career history
19751977 Los Angeles Lakers
1977–1978 Houston Rockets
1978–1980 Olimpia Billy Milano
1981–1982 Squibb Cantù
1982–1983 Siv Bergamo
1983–1985 Viola Reggio Calabria
1985–1986 Mister Day Siena
1986–1988 Spondilatte Cremona
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA and Serie A statistics
Points 6,384 (14.9 ppg)
Rebounds 2,101 (4.9 rpg)
Assists 453 (1.1 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Charles Jerome "C. J." Kupec (born January 16, 1953) is a retired American basketball player, formerly in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Kupec played college basketball at the University of Michigan. He was selected in the fourth round of the 1975 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Lakers and in the fifth round of the 1975 ABA Draft by the Spirits of St. Louis.[1]

Kupec played for the Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets during the 1970s, as well as in Italy during the 1980s. He won the 1982 Euroleague title with Cantu.

In 2007, the Illinois High School Association named Kupec one of the 100 Legends of the IHSA Boys Basketball Tournament.[2]


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