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Curtis Rowe, Jr. (born July 2, 1949) is a retired American basketball player.

Curtis Rowe
Curtis Rowe.jpg
Rowe from 1971 UCLA yearbook
Personal information
Born (1949-07-02) July 2, 1949 (age 69)
Bessemer, Alabama
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High schoolJohn C. Fremont
(Los Angeles, California)
CollegeUCLA (1968–1971)
NBA draft1971 / Round: 1 / Pick: 11th overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Playing career1971–1979
PositionPower forward
Number18, 41
Career history
19711976Detroit Pistons
19761979Boston Celtics
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points6,873 (11.6 ppg)
Rebounds4,264 (7.2 rpg)
Assists932 (1.6 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

A 6'7" forward from UCLA, Rowe was drafted by the Dallas Chaparrals in the 1971 ABA Draft and by the Detroit Pistons in the first round of the 1971 NBA Draft.[1] Rowe opted to sign with Detroit and the NBA.

Rowe played eight seasons (1971–1979) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Detroit Pistons and the Boston Celtics. He averaged 11.6 points per game in his career and appeared in the 1976 NBA All-Star Game.

At UCLA, he was a member of three national championship teams coached by John Wooden: 1969, 1970 and 1971. He was one of only 4 players to have started on 3 NCAA championship teams; the others were all teammates at UCLA: Lew Alcindor, Henry Bibby and Lynn Shackelford.

In 1993 Rowe was inducted to the UCLA Athletic Hall of Fame.

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NBA career statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP MPG FG% FT% RPG APG STL BLK PPG
1971–72 Detroit 82 32.5 .460 .669 8.5 1.2 11.3
1972–73 Detroit 81 37.1 .519 .642 9.4 2.1 16.1
1973–74 Detroit 82 30.5 .494 .698 6.3 1.7 .6 .4 10.7
1974–75 Detroit 82 34.0 .483 .753 7.1 1.5 .6 .5 12.4
1975–76 Detroit 80 37.5 .468 .737 8.7 2.3 .6 .6 16.0
1976–77 Boston 79 27.7 .498 .708 7.1 1.4 .3 .6 10.1
1977–78 Boston 51 17.9 .451 .742 4.0 .9 .3 .2 6.1
1978–79 Boston 53 23.1 .436 .693 4.6 1.3 .3 .2 6.7
Career 590 31.0 .482 .701 7.2 1.6 .5 .5 11.6
All-Star 1 8.0 .000 .500 2.0 .0 1.0

PlayoffsEdit

Year Team GP MPG FG% FT% RPG APG STL BLK PPG
1974 Detroit 7 32.7 .481 .615 7.4 1.6 .4 .9 8.3
1975 Detroit 3 38.3 .515 .526 8.7 5.0 .3 1.7 14.7
1976 Detroit 9 38.4 .477 .853 7.8 2.9 .7 .9 15.0
1977 Boston 9 26.3 .471 .759 8.0 1.1 .1 .4 9.6
Career 28 33.1 .481 .726 7.9 2.2 .4 .8 11.5

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