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John "Brooms" Abramovic Jr. (February 9, 1919 – June 9, 2000) was an American professional basketball player of Croatian origin[1] who played in the Basketball Association of America (BAA).

John Abramovic
Personal information
Born(1919-02-09)February 9, 1919
Etna, Pennsylvania
DiedJune 9, 2000(2000-06-09) (aged 81)
Ormond Beach, Florida
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High schoolEtna (Etna, Pennsylvania)
CollegeSalem International (1939–1943)
Playing career1946–1948
PositionForward
Number3, 9, 31
Career history
1946–1947Pittsburgh Ironmen
1947St. Louis Bombers
1947Baltimore Bullets
1947–1948Syracuse Nationals
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

He played basketball at Salem College (now Salem International University) in Salem, West Virginia before going on to play for three different BAA teams (and one NBL team) in the mid-1940s.

John is a member of the 1984 Salem University Hall of Fame class.

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BAA career statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played  FG%  Field-goal percentage
 FT%  Free-throw percentage  APG  Assists per game
 PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1946–47 Pittsburgh 47 .242 .691 .7 11.2
1947–48 St. Louis 4 .100 .500 .3 1.0
1947–48 Baltimore 5 .000 .667 .2 .4
Career 56 .237 .686 .7 9.5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Croatian Heritage by Adam Eterovich

External linksEdit