Pete Brennan

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For the union leader and U.S. Secretary of Labor, see Peter J. Brennan.
Pete Brennan
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Personal information
Born (1936-09-23)September 23, 1936
Brooklyn, New York
Died June 8, 2012(2012-06-08) (aged 75)
Durham, North Carolina
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school St. Augustine
(Brooklyn, New York)
College North Carolina (1955–1958)
NBA draft 1958 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4th overall
Selected by the New York Knicks
Playing career 1958–1959
Position Small forward
Number 15, 16
Career history
1958–1959 New York Knicks
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Peter Joseph Brennan (September 23, 1936 – June 8, 2012) was an American basketball player.

Early life[edit]

Brennan was born in Brooklyn, New York. He played collegiately for the University of North Carolina, where he was chosen ACC Men's Basketball Player of the Year in the 1957–58 season.


He was selected by the New York Knicks in the first round (4th pick overall) of the 1958 NBA Draft. He played for the Knicks (1958–59) in the NBA for 16 games.


He was inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame in 2007.


Brennan died of prostate cancer on June 8, 2012 in Durham, North Carolina.[1]


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