George Brown (basketball)

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George Brown
Personal information
Born (1935-10-30) October 30, 1935 (age 81)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Cass Technical (Detroit, Michigan)
College Wayne State (1953–1957)
NBA draft 1957 / Round: 4 / Pick: 27th overall
Selected by the Minneapolis Lakers
Playing career 1957–1958
Position Forward
Career history
1957–1958 Minneapolis Lakers
Stats at

George Raff Brown (born October 30, 1935) is a retired American basketball player.

He played for Cass Technical High School [1] He played collegiately for Wayne State University.

He was selected by the Minneapolis Lakers in the 4th round (27th pick overall) of the 1957 NBA draft.

He played for the Lakers (1957–58) in the NBA for 1 game. He scored one point on October 30, 1957, becoming one of 11 Players in NBA history to score their current career high on their birthday.[2]


  1. ^ George Brown Basketball Reference
  2. ^ "Daily Dime". ESPN. Retrieved Feb 23, 2009. 

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