Johnny Baum

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Johnny Baum
Personal information
Born (1946-06-17) June 17, 1946 (age 70)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school West Philadelphia
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
College
NBA draft 1969 / Round: 2 / Pick: 23rd overall
Selected by the Chicago Bulls
Playing career 1969–1978
Position Small forward
Number 9, 14, 20, 15, 22
Career history
19691971 Chicago Bulls
19711973 New York Nets
1973–1974 Memphis Tams
1974 Indiana Pacers
1974–1976 Hazleton Bullets
1976–1978 Allentown Jets
Career NBA and ABA statistics
Points 1,498 (6.1 ppg)
Rebounds 666 (2.7 rpg)
Assists 141 (0.6 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

John "Jumpin' Johnny" Baum (born June 17, 1946) is a retired American basketball player. Born in Philadelphia, he played collegiately for Temple University.[1][2]

A 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) and 200 lb (91 kg) forward, he was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 15th round (187th pick overall) of the 1968 NBA draft and by the Chicago Bulls in the second round (23rd pick overall) of the 1969 NBA draft.

He played for the Chicago Bulls (1969–71) in the NBA and for the New York Nets (1971–73),[3] Memphis Tams and Indiana Pacers (1973–74) in the American Basketball Association (ABA) for 244 games.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Temple University Athletics - Hall of Fame". owlsports.com. Retrieved September 28, 2016. 
  2. ^ Donald Hunt (March 28, 2015). "Former Temple star John Baum excited about Owls NIT run | Sports | phillytrib.com". The Philadelphia Tribune. Retrieved September 28, 2016. 
  3. ^ Brian Rzeppa (May 4, 2016). "John Baum Builds Legacy Beyond Basketball". Fansided. Retrieved September 28, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Johnny Baum NBA & ABA Stats | Basketball-Reference.com". Basketball Reference. Retrieved September 28, 2016. 

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