Jim Price (basketball)

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Jim Price
Personal information
Born (1949-11-27) November 27, 1949 (age 67)
Russellville, Kentucky
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school Arsenal Technical
(Indianapolis, Indiana)
College Louisville (1969–1972)
NBA draft 1972 / Round: 2 / Pick: 16th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
Playing career 1972–1979
Position Guard
Number 15, 25, 11, 5
Career history
19721974 Los Angeles Lakers
19741976 Milwaukee Bucks
1976 Buffalo Braves
19761978 Denver Nuggets
1978 Detroit Pistons
1978–1979 Los Angeles Lakers
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 5,088 (10.0 ppg)
Rebounds 1,566 (3.1 rpg)
Assists 1,886 (3.7 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

James E. Price (born November 27, 1949) is a retired American professional basketball player. After starring at the University of Louisville, the 6' 3" Price was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the second round of the 1972 NBA draft. Price would go on to play seven NBA seasons (1972–1979), spending time with the Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks, Buffalo Braves, Denver Nuggets and Detroit Pistons. He was an All-Star in 1975, and he retired with 5,088 career points.

He led his high school to the State Finals in 1966; the Titans finished the season with a 25-4 record.[1] He was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 2008.[2]

Following his playing career, Price entered the coaching ranks; he spent nearly 5 years as the head coach of the IUPUI Jaguars women's team, totaling a record of 73-55 and 3 NAIA post-season berths.[3]

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