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 76)
Georgia
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High schoolEcorse (Ecorse, Michigan)
CollegeIowa (1963–1966)
NBA draft1966 / Round: 4 / Pick: 35th overall
Selected by the Baltimore Bullets
Playing career1966–1973
PositionCenter
Number43, 51, 15
Career history
1967–1969Indiana Pacers
1969–1971Carolina Cougars
1971–1972Dallas Chaparrals
1972–1973Indiana 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 Archived 2009-09-16 at the Wayback Machine. hawkeyesports.com. Retrieved on September 20, 2009.
  2. ^ George Peeples statistics. basketball-reference.com. Retrieved on September 20, 2009.