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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 different 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 60)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Cleveland (Seattle, Washington)
College Seattle (1976–1980)
NBA draft 1980 / Round: 2 / Pick: 41st overall
Selected by the Denver Nuggets
Playing career 1980–1996
Position Center
Number 45, 51, 33, 44, 32, 50, 55, 22
Career history
As player:
1980 Denver Nuggets
1980–1981 Montana Golden Nuggets
1981–1982 Houston Rockets
19831986 Chicago Bulls
1986–1987 New York Knicks
1987–1988 Sacramento Kings
1989–1990 Santa Barbara Islanders
1990 Orlando Magic
1990 Los Angeles Lakers
1991 Indiana Pacers
1991–1992 Tulsa Zone
1992–1993 Oklahoma City Cavalry
1993 Capitanes de Arecibo
1995–1996 Chicago Rockers
As coach:
2005-2006 Oita Heat Devils
Career NBA statistics
Points 1,455 (4.4 ppg)
Rebounds 1,353 (4.1 rpg)
Blocks 546 (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.

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