Sid Catlett (basketball)

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Sid Catlett
Personal information
Born (1948-04-18)April 18, 1948
Washington, D.C.
Died November 3, 2017(2017-11-03) (aged 69)
Atlanta, Georgia
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school DeMatha Catholic
(Hyattsville, Maryland)
College Notre Dame (1968–1971)
NBA draft 1971 / Round: 4 / Pick: 55th overall
Selected by the Cincinnati Royals
Playing career 1971–1972
Position Forward
Number 43
Career history
1971–1972 Cincinnati Royals
Stats at

Sidney Leon "Sid" Catlett (April 18, 1948 – November 3, 2017) was an American basketball player.

He played collegiately for the University of Notre Dame.

He was selected by the Cincinnati Royals in the 4th round (55th pick overall) of the 1971 NBA draft.

He played for the Royals (1971–72) in the NBA for 9 games.

He is the son of the great jazz drummer Sid Catlett. Catlett died on November 3, 2017 from complications of a brain bleed.[1][2]


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