|Born||December 11, 1932|
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|High school||Paris Western (Paris, Kentucky)|
|NBA draft||1954 / Round: 3 / Pick: 24th overall|
|Selected by the Syracuse Nationals|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
James D. Tucker (born December 11, 1932) is an American former professional basketball player.
A 6'7" forward from Duquesne University, Tucker played three seasons (1954-1957) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Syracuse Nationals. In his second season, he was known for recording the fastest triple-double in league at the time, completing the feat in 17 minutes of action. The record would not be beaten until 2018, when Nikola Joki? would break that record in 14 minutes and 33 seconds of playing time. He averaged 4.1 points per game in his career and won a league championship in 1955.
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