Johnny Egan

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Johnny Egan
Personal information
Born (1939-01-31) January 31, 1939 (age 77)
Hartford, Connecticut
Nationality American
Listed height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school Weaver (Hartford, Connecticut)
College Providence (1958–1961)
NBA draft 1961 / Round: 2 / Pick: 12th overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Playing career 1961–1972
Position Point guard
Number 25, 15, 11, 21,
Career history
As player:
19611963 Detroit Pistons
19631965 New York Knicks
19651968 Baltimore Bullets
19681970 Los Angeles Lakers
1970 Cleveland Cavaliers
19701972 San Diego / Houston Rockets
As coach:
19731976 Houston Rockets
Career NBA statistics
Points 5,521 (7.8 ppg)
Rebounds 1,284 (1.8 rpg)
Assists 2,102 (3.0 apg)
Stats at

John Francis Egan (born January 31, 1939) is a retired American professional basketball player and coach.

A 5' 11" (1.80 m) guard from Weaver High School (Connecticut) and Providence College, he played 11 seasons (1961 – 1972) in the NBA, spending time with the Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks, Baltimore Bullets, Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers, and San Diego/Houston Rockets. He later served as a coach for the Rockets for four seasons in the 1970s.


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