March 26, 1962 |
Munich, West Germany
|Listed height||7 ft 2 in (2.18 m)|
|Listed weight||252 lb (114 kg)|
|High school||Effingham (Effingham, Illinois)|
|NBA draft||1985 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17th overall|
|Selected by the Dallas Mavericks|
|1989–1990||Golden State Warriors|
|1990||San Antonio Spurs|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
School and college
Blab attended Effingham High School in Illinois, which won second place in the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) State Basketball tournament in 1980. He played college basketball for the Indiana University Hoosiers, averaging 16 points per game in his senior season. He helped IU win the Big Ten championship in 1983 and then advance to the NCAA Tournament's "Elite Eight" the following season.
Drafted seventeenth overall by the Dallas Mavericks in the 1985 NBA Draft, he never proved to be a significant contributor. His first four seasons were with the Mavericks, and he played for both the Golden State Warriors and the San Antonio Spurs in his final year. He finished with NBA career averages of 2.1 points and 1.8 rebounds per game at the center position.
- "Gophers can't stop Blab; Hoosiers roll". The Tuscaloosa News. February 6, 1983. Retrieved January 13, 2010.
- "Wennington in Accord". The New York Times. August 22, 1985. Retrieved January 13, 2010.
- "Warriors Sign Blab". The New York Times. September 24, 1989. Retrieved January 13, 2010.
- "Two Decades of Deadline Deals". NBA.com. February 20, 2009. Retrieved January 13, 2010.
- Uwe Blab at Basketball-Reference.com