Mervin Jackson

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Mervin Jackson
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Personal information
Born(1946-08-15)August 15, 1946
Savannah, Georgia
DiedJune 7, 2012(2012-06-07) (aged 65)
Chicago, Illinois
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High schoolBeach (Savannah, Georgia)
CollegeUtah (1965–1968)
NBA draft1968 / Round: 9 / Pick: 120th overall
Selected by the Phoenix Suns
PositionGuard
Number10, 24
Career history
1968–1972Los Angeles / Utah Stars
1972–1973Memphis Tams
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Mervin P. Jackson, Jr. (August 15, 1946 – June 7, 2012) was an American professional basketball player.

Jackson was born in Savannah, Georgia and attended the University of Utah. A 6'3" guard, he played in the American Basketball Association from 1968 to 1973 as a member of the Los Angeles Stars, Utah Stars, and Memphis Tams. He won a league championship with Utah in 1971 and appeared in the 1969 ABA All-Star Game. In his ABA career, Jackson averaged 11.6 points per game.[1]

Jackson was inducted into the Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame in 1979. He died in June 2012.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mervin Jackson. basketball-reference. Retrieved on June 21, 2012.
  2. ^ Nathan Dominitz. "Friends remember former Beach star Mervin Jackson". Savannah Morning News. June 21, 2012. Retrieved on June 21, 2012.