Don Dee

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Don Dee
Personal information
Born (1943-08-09)August 9, 1943
Booneville, Missouri
Died November 26, 2014(2014-11-26) (aged 71)
North Kansas City, Missouri
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Bishop Lillis (Kansas City, Missouri)
College
NBA draft 1968 / Round: 3 / Pick: 25th overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Position Power forward
Number 40
Career history
1968–1969 Indiana Pacers

Donald Dee (August 9, 1943 – November 26, 2014) was an American basketball player.

A 6'8" forward from St. Mary of the Plains College,[1] Dee participated in the 1968 Summer Olympics, where he won a gold medal with the United States national basketball team. He then played professionally with the Indiana Pacers of the American Basketball Association, averaging 5.7 points per game during the 1968-69 ABA season.

Dee died on November 26, 2014 in North Kansas City, Missouri at the age of 71.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dee Goes From Dropout to Olympic Team". Lawrence Journal-World. April 11, 1968. Retrieved on January 17, 2013.
  2. ^ Kerkhoff, Blair (November 27, 2014). "Don Dee, a 1968 basketball Olympian, dies at 71". KansasCity.com. Retrieved December 1, 2014. 

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