August 15, 1952 |
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||Tipton (Tipton, Indiana)|
|College||North Carolina (1971–1974)|
|NBA draft||1974 / Round: 3 / Pick: 43rd overall|
|Selected by the Atlanta Hawks|
|1974–1975||Virginia Squires (ABA)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Darrell Eugene Elston (born August 15, 1952) is a retired American professional basketball player. Born in Tipton, Indiana, he was a 6'3½" (192 cm) 190 lb (86 kg) guard and played collegiately at the University of North Carolina.
Elston was selected with the 7th pick of the third round in the 1974 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. He was also selected in the fourth round of the 1974 American Basketball Association draft by the Carolina Cougars. He played for the Virginia Squires in 1974–75, playing 72 games and averaging 8.3 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game. On August 18, 1976, the former ABA's Indiana Pacers signed Elston in their first move since their absorption into the NBA. In 1976-77, Elston played 5 games for the Pacers, averaging 1.0 point, 1.2 rebounds and 0.4 assists per game. He was waived not long after.
- Indiana Pacers - Franchise Snapshot, Basketball Digest, March–April, 2004, by Brett Ballantini
- NBA stats @ basketballreference.com
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