December 19, 1938 |
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||175 lb (79 kg)|
|High school||McCallum (Austin, Texas)|
|NBA draft||1960 / Round: 2 / Pick: 9th overall|
|Selected by the Cincinnati Royals|
|Points||424 (3.7 ppg)|
|Rebounds||116 (1.0 rpg)|
|Assists||139 (1.2 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
A 6'2" guard born in Austin, Texas and from Austin's University of Texas, Arnette competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics, where he won a gold medal with the United States national basketball team. From 1963 to 1965, he played in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Cincinnati Royals, averaging 3.7 points per game. In 2010, the 1960 United States men's Olympic basketball team on which Arnette played was collectively inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
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- "2014-15 Texas Basketball Fact Book" (PDF). texassports.com. Retrieved May 2, 2015.
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- Jay Arnette at Basketball-Reference.com
- Olympians' Almanza and Arnette look back at a century of Horns hoops at TexasSports.com
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