Lynn Shackelford

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Lynn Shackelford
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Shackelford with the Bruins during 1968–69 season
Personal information
Born (1947-08-27) August 27, 1947 (age 69)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school John Burroughs (Burbank, California)
  • UCLA (1965–1969)
NBA draft 1969 / Round: 6 / Pick: 91st overall
Selected by the San Diego Rockets
Playing career 1969–1970
Position Small forward
Number 23
Career history
1969–1970 Miami Floridians (ABA)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Lynn Shackelford (born August 27, 1947) is an American former professional basketball player.

A graduate of John Burroughs High School in Burbank, CA, Shackelford earned 7 varsity letters in 3 years in basketball, baseball and golf. He was the CIF Player of the Year in basketball in 1965 for the Southern California Section.

A 6'5" forward, Shackelford played college basketball at UCLA under legendary coach John Wooden. He was one of only 4 players to have started on 3 NCAA championship teams(67, 68, 69). The others are Lew Alcindor, Curtis Rowe and Henry Bibby. He complemented his teammates as a dead eye pure shooter; most of his shots would be 3 pointers today.

Shackelford played one season in the American Basketball Association as a member of the Miami Floridians. He was later a broadcaster for ESPN, CBS, and NBC. Additionally he spent 7 seasons broadcasting all Los Angeles Lakers games with Chick Hearn. He worked on the crew of the American game show Almost Anything Goes.