Tom Black (basketball)
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Tom Black Basketball
Tom Black
Personal information
Born (1941-07-09) July 9, 1941 (age 78)
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High schoolWest Salem
(West Salem, Wisconsin)
NBA draft1964 / Round: 9 / Pick: 72nd overall
Selected by the Baltimore Bullets
Playing career1964-1971
Number12, 24
Career history
1964-1966Phillips 66ers
1968Akron Wingfoots
1970-1971Seattle SuperSonics
1971Cincinnati Royals
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× First-team All-NCC (1963, 1964)
Career NBA statistics
Points299 (4.2 ppg)
Rebounds259 (3.6 rpg)
Assists44 (0.6 apg)
Stats at

Thomas Donald Black (July 9, 1941 - September 9, 2017)[1] is a retired American professional basketball player. He was a 6'10" (208 cm) 220 lb (100 kg) center and played collegiately at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and South Dakota State University. He graduated from high school in West Salem, Wisconsin.

Black was selected by the Baltimore Bullets in the 9th round (2nd pick) of the 1964 NBA draft.[2]

In his brief NBA career in 1970-71, he played for the Seattle SuperSonics and the Cincinnati Royals.


  1. ^ Obituary
  2. ^ 1964 NBA Draft Archived 2013-07-23 at the Wayback Machine,

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