April 5, 1943 |
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Listed weight||230 lb (104 kg)|
|High school||Rockford East
|NBA draft||1965 / Round: 4 / Pick: 30th overall|
|Selected by the Baltimore Bullets|
|Career highlights and awards|
Duane W. "Skip" Thoren (born April 5, 1943) is an American former professional basketball player.
A 6'10" center from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, Thoren played three seasons (1967–1970) in the American Basketball Association as a member of the Minnesota Muskies and Miami Floridians. He averaged 13.2 points per game and 11.0 rebounds per game in his career and appeared in the 1969 ABA All-Star Game.
Thoren was elected to the "Illini Men's Basketball All-Century Team" in 2004.
At the University of Illinois. Thoren is recognized as a notable member of the athletic fraternity Beta Theta Pi Fraternity House (Champaign, Illinois).
- Skip Thoren at Basketball-Reference.com
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