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John Block
Forward
Born April 16, 1944 (1944-04-16) (age 65)
Los Angeles
Nationality USA
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 207 lb (94 kg)
College USC
Draft 3rd round, 27th overall, 1966
Los Angeles Lakers
Pro career 1966–1976
Former teams Los Angeles Lakers (1982–1983)
San Diego Rockets (1967–1971)
Milwaukee Bucks (1971–1972)
Philadelphia 76ers (1972–1973)
Kansas City-Omaha Kings (1973–1974)
New Orleans Jazz (1974–1975)
Chicago Bulls (1975–1976)
Awards 1973 All Star

John William Block, Jr. (born April 16, 1944 in Glendale, California) is a retired American basketball player.

A 6'10" forward/center from the University of Southern California, Block spent 10 seasons in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers (1966–1967), San Diego Rockets (1967–1971), Milwaukee Bucks (1971–1972), Philadelphia 76ers (1972–1973), Kansas City-Omaha Kings (1973–1974), New Orleans Jazz (1974), and Chicago Bulls (1974–1976). Block had his strongest season in 1967–68, when he averaged 20.2 points and 11.0 rebounds for the Rockets, who had just entered the NBA as an expansion team. Block appeared in the 1973 NBA All-Star Game, and registered 7,106 total points and 3,965 rebounds in his career.[1]

References

  1. ^ Career statistics. basketball-reference.com. Retrieved on January 2, 2009.

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