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Encyclopedia > Mack Calvin

Mack Calvin (born July 27, 1947 in Fort Worth, Texas) is an American former basketball player. He played seven seasons (19691976) in the now-defunct ABA and four seasons in the NBA. July 27 is the 208th day (209th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 157 days remaining. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nickname: Cowtown Motto: Official website: ci. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 Basketball is a sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... The American Basketball Association (ABA) was founded in 1967 and eventually merged with the National Basketball Association. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ...


A 6'0" point guard from Long Beach City College and the University of Southern California, Calvin was a 14th-round draft pick of the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers in 1969. However, he began his professional career with the ABA's Los Angeles Stars, averaging 16.8 points per game in his first season to make the ABA All-Rookie Team. The following season, he averaged a career-high 27.2 points for The Floridians, in the process setting the ABA records for most free throws made (696) and most free throws attempted (805) in one season. Calvin also played for the ABA's Carolina Cougars, Denver Nuggets, and Virginia Squires before the ABA merged with the NBA in 1976. During his ABA career, he tallied 10,620 points and 3,067 assists and appeared in 5 All-Star games. Point guard is one of the standard positions in a regulation basketball game. ... Long Beach City College, established in 1927, is a community college located in Long Beach, California. ... The University of Southern California (also known as USC, SC, Southern California and Southern Cal), Californias oldest private research university, is located in the urban center of Los Angeles, California. ... The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association team based in Los Angeles, California. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... Los Angeles Stars is the name of three American Basketball Association (ABA) teams based in Los Angeles, California. ... Miami Floridians, later in their history known simply as The Floridians, were a professional basketball franchise in the original, now-defunct American Basketball Association. ... In basketball, free throws or foul shots are attempts to score points unopposed from the free throw line (informally known as the charity stripe), and are generally awarded after a foul by the opposing team. ... Carolina Cougars was a basketball franchise in the former American Basketball Association that existed from late 1969 through 1974. ... The Denver Nuggets are a National Basketball Association team based in Denver, Colorado. ... Virginia Squires was a basketball franchise in the former American Basketball Association that existed from 1970 through 1976. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... The 2004/2005 NBA Eastern Conference All-Stars The 2004/2005 NBA Western Conference All-Stars The NBA staged its first All-Star Game in the Boston Garden on March 2, 1951. ...


Calvin joined the Lakers for the 1976-77 NBA season but he was never able to match the same level of production he reached while in the ABA. He spent his four seasons in the NBA with five teams — the Lakers, the San Antonio Spurs, the Denver Nuggets (which had joined the NBA in 1976), the Utah Jazz, and the Cleveland Cavaliers — before retiring in 1981 with an NBA career scoring-average of 7.0 points per game. The 1976-77 NBA Season was the 31st season of the National Basketball Association. ... The San Antonio Spurs are a National Basketball Association team based in San Antonio, Texas. ... The Utah Jazz is a National Basketball Association team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... The Cleveland Cavaliers are a National Basketball Association team based in Cleveland, Ohio. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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