Jack McMahon

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Jack McMahon
Personal information
Born(1928-12-03)December 3, 1928
Brooklyn, New York
DiedJune 11, 1989(1989-06-11) (aged 60)
Chicago, Illinois
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolSt. Michael's (Brooklyn, New York)
CollegeSt. John's (1949–1952)
NBA draft1952 / Round: 6 / Pick: 58th overall
Selected by the Rochester Royals
Playing career1952–1960
PositionGuard
Number3, 24, 21
Career history
As player:
19521956Rochester Royals
19561960St. Louis Hawks
As coach:
1962Chicago Zephyrs
19631967Cincinnati Royals
19671969San Diego Rockets
19701972Pittsburgh Condors
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points4,237 (8.1 ppg)
Rebounds1,390 (2.1 rpg)
Assists1,939 (3.7 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

John Joseph McMahon (December 3, 1928 – June 11, 1989) was a professional basketball player and coach. A 6'1" guard from St. John's University, McMahon was selected by the Rochester Royals in the 1952 NBA draft. He played eight seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA), for Rochester and the St. Louis Hawks.

McMahon became a successful coach in the American Basketball League,[1] the NBA and the American Basketball Association (ABA), with eleven seasons as a head coach in the three leagues. His first coaching stint was with the Kansas City Steers of the ABL (1961–62 season). The following season, he began coaching in the NBA with the Chicago Zephyrs in the 1962–63 season. He would also coach the Cincinnati Royals, the San Diego Rockets, and the ABA's Pittsburgh Condors.

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