John McConathy

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John McConathy
Personal information
Born (1930-04-09) April 9, 1930 (age 85)
Gibsland, Louisiana
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
College Northwestern State (1947–1951)
NBA draft 1951 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall
Selected by the Syracuse Nationals
Pro career 1951–1952
Position Forward
Number 15
Career history
1951–1952 Milwaukee Hawks
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 14 (1.3 ppg)
Rebounds 20 (1.8 rpg)
Assists 8 (0.7 apg)
Stats at

John R. McConathy (born April 9, 1930) is an American former professional basketball player.[1] McConathy was selected in the 1951 NBA Draft by the Syracuse Nationals after a collegiate career at Northwestern State.[1] He played for the Milwaukee Hawks in 1951–52 and averaged 1.3 points, 1.8 rebounds and 0.7 assists per contest in 11 games played.[1]

He is also the father of Mike McConathy, the head men's basketball coach at Northwestern State.[2]


  1. ^ a b c John McConathy. Retrieved on February 6, 2013.
  2. ^ LA Tech Hall of Famer: Mike McConathy. Retrieved on February 6, 2013.

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