Hoot Gibson (basketball)

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Hoot Gibson
Personal information
Born(1921-12-05)December 5, 1921
Des Moines, Iowa
DiedFebruary 1, 1958(1958-02-01) (aged 36)
Des Moines, Iowa
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
High schoolRoosevelt (Des Moines, Iowa)
CollegeCreighton (1942–1943, 1946–1947)
BAA draft1947 / Undrafted
Playing career1948–1951
PositionPower forward / Center
Number10, 14
Career history
1948Tri-Cities Blackhawks
1948–1949Denver Nuggets
1949Boston Celtics
1949–1950Waterloo Hawks
1950–1951Denver Refiners
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Ward B. "Hoot" Gibson Jr. (December 5, 1921 – February 1, 1958) was an American professional basketball player. He played for several teams in the National Basketball League (NBL) and National Basketball Association (NBA).[1][2]

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game
 PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1949–50 Boston 2 .750 .250 0.5 3.5
1949–50 Waterloo 30 .335 .683 1.2 5.6
Career 32 .344 .656 1.2 5.5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hoot Gibson NBA/ABA stats". basketball-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 12, 2014.
  2. ^ "Hoot Gibson NBL stats". basketball-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 12, 2014.

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