George Peeples

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George Peeples
George Peeples.jpg
Peeples from 1965 Hawkeye
Personal information
Born (1943-10-30) October 30, 1943 (age 73)
Georgia
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Ecorse (Ecorse, Michigan)
College Iowa (1963–1966)
NBA draft 1966 / Round: 4 / Pick: 35th overall
Selected by the Baltimore Bullets
Playing career 1966–1973
Position Center
Number 43, 51, 15
Career history
1967–1969 Indiana Pacers
1969–1971 Carolina Cougars
1971–1972 Dallas Chaparrals
1972–1973 Indiana Pacers
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.[1] 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.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Year by year leaders. hawkeyesports.com. Retrieved on September 20, 2009.
  2. ^ George Peeples statistics. basketball-reference.com. Retrieved on September 20, 2009.