March 22, 1919|
|Died||October 16, 2004(aged 85)|
|Listed height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Listed weight||170 lb (77 kg)|
|High school||Edison (Minneapolis, Minnesota)|
|College||Minnesota (1940–1942, 1945–1946)|
|Position||Guard / Forward|
|Career highlights and awards|
A 6'0" (1.83 m) guard/forward from the University of Minnesota, Carlson played four seasons (1946–1947; 1948–1951) in the Basketball Association of America/National Basketball Association as a member of the Chicago Stags, Minneapolis Lakers, and Baltimore Bullets. He averaged 8.0 points per game in his NBA career and won two championships with the Lakers. He also played one season in the National Basketball League. After his playing days, he was a coach and athletic director at Columbia Heights High School in Columbia Heights, Minnesota.
Carlson died in 2004.
- Social Security Death Index
- Don Carlson
- Don Carlson at Basketball-Reference.com
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