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Encyclopedia > Marvin Barnes

Marvin Jerome Barnes (born July 27, 1952, in Providence, Rhode Island) is an American former professional basketball player. is the 208th day of the year (209th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Providence redirects here. ... This article is about the sport. ...


A 6'8" forward from Providence College, Barnes (nicknamed "Bad News" and "The Magnificent") played in the American Basketball Association from 1974 to 1976 and in the National Basketball Association from 1976 to 1980. He had his most success in the ABA, where he starred for the Spirits of St. Louis and was named Rookie of the Year for the 197475 season. He also shares the ABA record for most two-point field goals in a game, with 27. In 2005, the ABA 2000, the second incarnation of the ABA, named one of their divisions after him. Infamous for his multiple arrests, he was also known as "Tire Iron" Barnes for attacking a teammate with a tire iron while in college. In the context of basketball, forward usually refers to one of two positions: Power forward Small forward In addition, some basketball players share the attributes of a small forward and a point guard, and are accordingly called point forwards. ... This page refers to a college in Rhode Island. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... NBA redirects here. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... The Spirits of St. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... In basketball, the term field goal is the term for any basket not made from the free throw line. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The American Basketball Association (ABA) is a mens basketball league founded in 1999. ...


External links

  • Career stats at basketball-reference.com
  • "ABA Names Division After Marvin "Bad News" Barnes", article at abalive.com
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