Jack Turner (basketball, born 1939)

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Jack Turner
Jack Turner 1962.jpeg
Personal information
Born(1939-06-05)June 5, 1939
DiedMay 5, 2013(2013-05-05) (aged 73)
Newport, Kentucky
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolNewport (Newport, Kentucky)
CollegeLouisville (1958–1961)
NBA draft1961 / Round: 2 / Pick: 18th overall
Selected by the Chicago Packers
PositionGuard / Forward
Number22
Career history
1961–1962Chicago Packers
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

John Willard "Jack" Turner (June 5, 1939 – May 5, 2013) was a National Basketball Association (NBA) player for the Chicago Packers. He was drafted with the ninth pick in the second round of the 1961 NBA Draft by the Chicago Packers. In his one NBA season, Turner averaged 4.8 points per game, 2.0 rebounds per game and 1.0 assist per game.[1]

Turner died on May 5, 2013, at the age of 73.[2]

Turner still ranks eighth all-time at the University of Louisville in both career scoring average (16.9 ppg) and career rebounding average (10.6 rpg)[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jack Turner NBA statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
  2. ^ Coffey, Nick (May 8, 2013). "A Former Louisville Basketball Star Has Passed Away". Cardinal Connect. Retrieved January 26, 2015.
  3. ^ Rutherford, Mike (2013-05-28). "The 20 Greatest U of L Basketball Players Ever". Card Chronicle. Retrieved 2019-10-04.

[1]

  1. ^ Rutherford, Mike (2013-05-28). "The 20 Greatest U of L Basketball Players Ever". Card Chronicle. Retrieved 2019-10-04.