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Eldo "Dick" Garrett (born January 31, 1947) is a retired American professional basketball player.

Dick Garrett
Personal information
Born (1947-01-31) January 31, 1947 (age 72)
Centralia, Illinois
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolCentralia (Centralia, Illinois)
CollegeSouthern Illinois (1966–1969)
NBA draft1969 / Round: 2 / Pick: 27th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
Playing career1969–1974
PositionGuard
Number20, 14, 24
Career history
1969–1970Los Angeles Lakers
19701973Buffalo Braves
1973New York Knicks
1973–1974Milwaukee Bucks
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points3,475 (10.3 ppg)
Rebounds1,004 (3.0 rpg)
Assists849 (2.5 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

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CareerEdit

A 6'3" guard from Southern Illinois University, Garrett was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers with the 27th overall pick of the 1969 NBA draft. He played five seasons (1969–1974) in the National Basketball Association, one with the Lakers, three with the Buffalo Braves, and his final season that he split between the New York Knicks and the Milwaukee Bucks. He earned NBA All-Rookie Team honors during the 1969–70 NBA season after averaging 11.6 points per game for the Lakers.

Personal lifeEdit

Following his NBA career, Garrett worked for Miller Brewing Company as an account representative, and as a security guard at Milwaukee Bucks home games.[1]

His son Diante Garrett has played for the Phoenix Suns [2] and the Utah Jazz.[3] His son Damon played basketball at UW-Whitewater.[4] His daughter Jermia died from a severe asthma attack.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Cacciola, Scott (2019-05-15). "Why Does a Bucks' Security Guard Look Familiar? He Used to Play for the Team". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-05-15.
  2. ^ Zach Gourley. "Garrett not giving up on NBA dreams". Iowa State Daily. June 27, 2011. Retrieved on November 17, 2012.
  3. ^ Utah Jazz sign guard Diante Garrett
  4. ^ "Diante Garrett - Men's Basketball". Iowa State University Athletics. Retrieved 2019-05-17.

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