Ron Horn

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Ron Horn
Personal information
Born (1938-05-24)May 24, 1938
Marion, Indiana
Died October 5, 2002(2002-10-05)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Mississinewa (Gas City, Indiana)
College Indiana (1957–1959)
NBA draft 1961 / Round: 2 / Pick: 16th overall
Selected by the St. Louis Hawks
Playing career 1961–1968
Position Forward
Number 12, 24, 30
Career history
1961–1962 St. Louis Hawks
1962–1963 Los Angeles Lakers
1967–1968 Denver Rockets

Ronald "Ron" Horn (May 24, 1938 – October 5, 2002)[1] was a professional basketball player who played in the NBA and ABA. Ron was drafted with the seventh pick in the second round of the 1961 NBA Draft by the St. Louis Hawks. After playing one season with the Hawks, Ron played with the Los Angeles Lakers for a season. Horn also played in 1967-68 for the Denver Rockets of the ABA.[2]

Horn played collegiate basketball for IU, spending one season (1958–59) on the varsity squad with future NBA star Walt Bellamy and collegiate coach Bob Reinhart. Following his sophomore season, Horn entered the U.S. Military and spent two years (1959–60, 1960–61) playing AAU Men's Basketball on the U.S. Armed Forces team.[3]

Horn played scholastically for the Mississinewa High School Indians; leading them to a IHSAA Sectional and Regional titles in 1954.[4] To date, the 1953-54 season remains the deepest IHSAA-tournament run for the Indians.[5]


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