Stan Pietkiewicz

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Stan Pietkiewicz
Personal information
Born (1956-07-14) July 14, 1956 (age 61)
Huntsville, Alabama
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Winter Park (Winter Park, Florida)
College Auburn (1974–1978)
NBA draft 1978 / Round: 7 / Pick: 133rd overall
Selected by the Buffalo Braves
Playing career 1978–1984
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Number 22, 43
Career history
1978 San Diego Clippers
1978–1979 Anchorage Northern Knights[1]
19791980 San Diego Clippers
1980–1981 Alberta Dusters
1981 Dallas Mavericks
1981–1984 Basket Brescia
1984 Scavolini Pesaro
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Stanley Thomas "Stan" Pietkiewicz (born July 14, 1956) is a retired American professional basketball player. He was a 6'5" (195 cm), 200 lb (91 kg) shooting guard and played collegiately at Auburn University.[2] He had a brief career in the National Basketball Association.

Born in Huntsville, Alabama, Pietkiewicz was selected with the second pick of the 7th round in the 1978 NBA draft by the Buffalo Braves. In 1978, the Braves moved their franchise to California, and became the San Diego Clippers. Pietkiewicz was a member of the San Diego Clippers' inaugural roster, during the 1978–79 season.[3] After signing two 10-day contracts with the Dallas Mavericks in 1981,[4] he was signed for the remainder of the 1980–81 season,[5] during which he played 36 games, averaging 3.9 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game.

After his NBA career, Pietkiewicz played professionally in Italy.[6][7]

In 2007, Stan Pietkiewicz's son John signed a letter of intent to play with the Flagler College men's basketball team in 2007–08.[6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Goldaper, San (December 11, 1979). "Free Agents Taking New Route to N.B.A.". The New York Times. p. C12. Retrieved November 30, 2012. Stan Pietkiewicz earned about $10,000 playing for the Anchorage Northern Knights last season in the Continental Basketball Association. 
  2. ^ Browning, Al (January 27, 1978). "Stan Pietkiewicz is hungry for a victory". The Tuscaloosa News. p. 11. Retrieved November 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ Cobbs, Chris (September 23, 1980). "Stan Pietkiewicz: Talent Is Lacking but Attitude Isn't for This Clipper". Los Angeles Times. p. SD-B1. Retrieved November 30, 2012. 
  4. ^ 1981 NBA Transactions
  5. ^ "Pietkiewicz Busts Motta". Daytona Beach Morning Journal. Associated Press. February 9, 1981. p. 4B. Retrieved November 30, 2012. 
  6. ^ a b Jordan, John (May 16, 2007). "Pietkiewicz signs with Flagler College" (Press release). Flagler College. Retrieved November 30, 2012. 
  7. ^ Lega A Basket

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