Eddie Owens

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Eddie Owens
Personal information
Born (1953-12-26) December 26, 1953 (age 62)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Wheatley (Houston, Texas)
College UNLV (1973–1977)
NBA draft 1977 / Round: 2 / Pick: 31st overall
Selected by the Kansas City Kings
Position Small forward
Number 40
Career history
1977–1978 Rochester Zeniths
1978 Buffalo Braves
1978–1979 Rochester Zeniths
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Eddie Owens (born December 26, 1953) was an American basketball player who played briefly in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

As a high school player, Owens was named a third-team All-American by Parade Magazine in 1973.[1] Owens played college basketball at UNLV and was drafted by the Kansas City Kings in the second round of the 1977 NBA draft. He played for the Buffalo Braves during the 1977–78 season. He appeared in eight games for the Braves, averaging 2.6 points.[2] He is the all time leading scorer for UNLV.


  1. ^ "Prep All-America". Pomona Progress-Bulletin. 30 March 1973. p. 24. Retrieved August 7, 2014 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
  2. ^ "Eddie Owens basketball-reference.com profile". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved December 28, 2013.