August 30, 1955|
|Died||April 27, 2009
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||218 lb (99 kg)|
|High school||Boulder (Boulder, Colorado)|
|NBA draft||1977 / Round: 2 / Pick: 26th overall|
|Selected by the New York Knicks|
|Position||Small forward / Shooting guard|
|1977–1979||New York Knicks|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||2,544 (5.8 ppg)|
|Rebounds||1,964 (4.5 rpg)|
|Assists||605 (1.4 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Born in Boulder, Colorado, he attended Boulder High School in his hometown. The 6'6" Gondrezick played collegiately at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. A starter on the Runnin' Rebels' first Final Four team in 1977, his jersey number 25 would be retired by the program twenty years later.
Gondrezick was drafted by the New York Knicks in 1977, in the second round (26th pick overall). He competed in six NBA seasons, appearing for the Knicks (two years) and the Denver Nuggets (four), and averaging six points, four rebounds, and one assist in 435 regular season matches.
Gondrezick later became a broadcaster for the UNLV basketball team. He would also call the Mountain West Conference men's basketball tournament games for the Mountain West Radio Network from 2000–2008 before dying of complications from heart surgery on April 27, 2009, at the age of 53. He had received a heart transplant in September of the previous year.
Gondrezick's younger brother, Grant, was also a professional basketball player, and a shooting guard. He played two years in the NBA.
On July 23, 1987, Gondrezick attempted suicide after an altercation with his wife. He acknowledged to authorities that the gunshot wound to the left side of the chest was self-inflicted.
- Glen Gondrezick, former U.N.L.V. star, dies at 53; The New York Times, 28 April 2009
- Glen Gondrezick, UNLV basketball legend, dead at 53; Las Vegas Sun, 27 April 2009