July 20, 1950|
|Died||October 17, 2008
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school||Canton McKinley (Canton, Ohio)|
|NBA draft||1973 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13th overall|
|Selected by the Capital Bullets|
|1973–1976||Capital / Washington Bullets|
|1978–1980||San Diego Clippers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||4,086 (9.0 ppg)|
|Rebounds||2,232 (4.9 rpg)|
|Assists||418 (0.9 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Weatherspoon scored 1,431 points at Canton McKinley High School, holding the Bulldog scoring record for 37 years until Raymar Morgan broke it during the 2005–06 season. He was an All-American at the University of Illinois before being selected by the Capital Bullets with the 13th pick of the 1973 NBA draft. Named to the 1974 NBA All-Rookie Team, Weatherspoon spent a total of seven seasons in the NBA with the Bullets, the Seattle SuperSonics, the Chicago Bulls, and the San Diego Clippers.
Weatherspoon was elected to the "Illini Men's Basketball All-Century Team" in 2004. Nick Weatherspoon was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. He was initiated in the Fraternity through Tau Chapter in 1971.
- Beaven, Chris (October 18, 2008). "Former McKinley, NBA basketball player Nick Weatherspoon dies". Retrieved 2008-10-18.
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