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Jawann Oldham (born July 4, 1957) is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Denver Nuggets in the 2nd round (41st overall) of the 1980 NBA draft. A 7'0" center from Seattle University, Oldham played in 10 NBA seasons for 8 teams. He played for the Nuggets, Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Sacramento Kings, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers and Indiana Pacers.

Jawann Oldham
Jawann Oldham 1986-87.jpg
Oldham (left) taking a hook shot for the Knicks in 1986
Personal information
Born (1957-07-04) July 4, 1957 (age 61)
Chicago, Illinois
Listed height7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolCleveland (Seattle, Washington)
CollegeSeattle (1976–1980)
NBA draft1980 / Round: 2 / Pick: 41st overall
Selected by the Denver Nuggets
Playing career1980–1996
Number45, 51, 33, 44, 32, 50, 55, 22
Career history
As player:
1980Denver Nuggets
1980–1981Montana Golden Nuggets
1981–1982Houston Rockets
19831986Chicago Bulls
1986–1987New York Knicks
1987–1988Sacramento Kings
1989–1990Santa Barbara Islanders
1990Orlando Magic
1990Los Angeles Lakers
1991Indiana Pacers
1991–1992Tulsa Zone
1992–1993Oklahoma City Cavalry
1993Capitanes de Arecibo
1995–1996Chicago Rockers
As coach:
2005-2006Oita Heat Devils
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points1,455 (4.4 ppg)
Rebounds1,353 (4.1 rpg)
Blocks546 (1.7 bpg)
Stats at

In his NBA career, Oldham played in 329 games and scored a total of 1,455 points. He was the last Bulls player to wear #33 prior to Scottie Pippen. He currently serves as director of the Basketball Academy of Dubai.

Head coaching recordEdit

Regular season G Games coached W Games won L Games lost W–L % Win–loss %
Playoffs PG Playoff games PW Playoff wins PL Playoff losses PW–L % Playoff win–loss %
Team Year G W L W–L% Finish PG PW PL PW–L% Result
Oita Heat Devils 2005-06 16 4 12 .250 Fired - - - -

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