John Brown (basketball, born 1951)

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John Brown
Personal information
Born (1951-12-14) December 14, 1951 (age 64)
Frankfurt, West Germany
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Dixon (Dixon, Missouri)
College Missouri (1969–1973)
NBA draft 1973 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10th overall
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
Playing career 1973–1983
Position Small forward
Number 50, 32, 52
Career history
19731978 Atlanta Hawks
1978–1979 Chicago Bulls
1979 Utah Jazz
1980 Atlanta Hawks
1980–1982 Basket Mestre (Italy)
1982–1983 Grifone Perugia (Italy)
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 3,614 (7.4 ppg)
Rebounds 2,126 (4.4 rpg)
Assists 703 (1.4 apg)
Stats at

John Young Brown (born December 14, 1951) is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA. A forward, he played collegiately at the University of Missouri. He was a graduate of Dixon High School in Dixon, Missouri. Brown was selected for the 1972 Olympic team, but due to injury did not compete in the games.

Brown was selected tenth overall in the 1973 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks, and was named to the 1974 NBA All-Rookie Team. His final season was split between the Hawks and the Utah Jazz in 1979-80. Brown also played for the Chicago Bulls for one season and several years in Italy after leaving the NBA.

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