Peeples from 1965 Hawkeye
October 30, 1943 |
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||Ecorse (Ecorse, Michigan)|
|NBA draft||1966 / Round: 4 / Pick: 35th overall|
|Selected by the Baltimore Bullets|
|Number||43, 51, 15|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
George Peeples (born October 30, 1943) is an American former professional basketball player.
A 6'7" forward/center, Peeples played at the University of Iowa during the 1960s. He twice led the Iowa Hawkeyes in rebounds, grabbing 10.4 per game in 1964–65, and 10.8 per game in 1965–66. After his college playing days were over, Peeples was drafted in 1966 on the 4th round (35th overall pick) by the Baltimore Bullets, but he never played in the NBA.
From 1967 to 1973, Peeples played professionally in the American Basketball Association as a member of the Indiana Pacers, Carolina Cougars, and Dallas Chaparrals. He averaged 8.1 points per game and 7.3 rebounds per game over his ABA career.