Johnny Jorgensen

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Johnny Jorgensen
Personal information
Born (1921-12-28)December 28, 1921
Chicago, Illinois
Died January 19, 1973(1973-01-19) (aged 51)
Charlotte, North Carolina
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
College DePaul
Playing career 1947–1949
Position Guard / Forward
Number 0, 16
Career history
1947–1948 Chicago Stags
1947–1948 Baltimore Bullets
1948–1949 Minneapolis Lakers
Career highlights and awards

John Jay Jorgensen (December 28, 1921 – January 19, 1973) was an American professional basketball player.

A 6'2" guard/forward from DePaul University, Jorgensen played two seasons (1947–1949) in the Basketball Association of America as a member of the Chicago Stags, Baltimore Bullets, and Minneapolis Lakers. He averaged 2.3 points per game in his BAA career and won a championship with the Lakers in 1949. He also played in the National Basketball League.

BAA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played  FG%  Field-goal percentage
 FT%  Free-throw percentage  APG  Assists per game
 PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1947–48 Chicago 1 1.000 .000 .0 4.0
1947–48 Baltimore 2 .286 1.000 .0 2.5
1948–49 Minneapolis 48 .360 .727 .7 2.2
Career 51 .366 .735 .6 2.3

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1949 Minneapolis 6 .429 1.000 .0 1.2
Career 6 .429 1.000 .0 1.2

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