John Pritchard (basketball)

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John Pritchard
Personal information
Born (1927-01-23)January 23, 1927
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Died August 3, 2012(2012-08-03) (aged 85)
Fridley, Minnesota
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school South (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
College Drake (1945–1949)
NBA draft 1949 / Round: 7 / Pick: --
Selected by the St. Louis Bombers
Playing career 1949–19??
Position Center
Number 11
Career history
1949 Waterloo Hawks
1950–195? Washington Generals
Career NBA statistics
Points 22 (3.1 ppg)
Assists 8 (1.1 apg)
Stats at

John David Pritchard (January 23, 1927 – August 3, 2012) was an American professional basketball player.[1] Pritchard was selected in the seventh round of the 1949 BAA Draft by the St. Louis Bombers after a collegiate career at Drake.[1] He played for the Waterloo Hawks for seven total games in 1949.[1] He then spent time playing for the Washington Generals, the traveling exhibition team who always play, and lose to, the Harlem Globetrotters.


  1. ^ a b c John Pritchard. Retrieved on February 2, 2013.

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