Curtis Rowe

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Curtis Rowe
Curtis Rowe.jpg
Rowe from 1971 UCLA yearbook
Personal information
Born (1949-07-02) July 2, 1949 (age 67)
Bessemer, Alabama
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school John C. Fremont
(Los Angeles, California)
College UCLA (1968–1971)
NBA draft 1971 / Round: 1 / Pick: 11th overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Playing career 1971–1979
Position Power forward
Number 18, 41
Career history
19711976 Detroit Pistons
19761979 Boston Celtics
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 6,873 (11.6 ppg)
Rebounds 4,264 (7.2 rpg)
Assists 932 (1.6 apg)
Stats at

Curtis Rowe, Jr. (born July 2, 1949) is a retired American basketball player.

A 6'7" forward from UCLA, Rowe was drafted by the Dallas Chaparrals in the 1971 ABA Draft and by the Detroit Pistons in the first round of the 1971 NBA Draft.[1] Rowe opted to sign with Detroit and the NBA.

Rowe played eight seasons (1971–1979) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Detroit Pistons and the Boston Celtics. He averaged 11.6 points per game in his career and appeared in the 1976 NBA All-Star Game.

At UCLA, he was a member of three national championship teams coached by John Wooden: 1969, 1970 and 1971. He was one of only 4 players to have started on 3 NCAA championship teams; the others were all teammates at UCLA: Lew Alcindor, Henry Bibby and Lynn Shackelford.

In 1993 Rowe was inducted to the UCLA Athletic Hall of Fame.


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