Lynn Shackelford (born August 27, 1947) is an American former professional basketball player.
Shackelford with the Bruins during 1968–69 season
|Born||August 27, 1947|
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||John Burroughs (Burbank, California)|
|NBA draft||1969 / Round: 6 / Pick: 91st overall|
|Selected by the San Diego Rockets|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
A graduate of John Burroughs High School in Burbank, California, Shackelford earned 7 varsity letters in 3 years in basketball, baseball and golf. He was the CIF Player of the Year in basketball in 1965 for the Southern California Section.
A 6'5" forward, Shackelford played college basketball at UCLA under legendary coach John Wooden. He was one of only 4 players to have started on 3 NCAA championship teams(67, 68, 69). The others are Lew Alcindor, Curtis Rowe and Henry Bibby. He complemented his teammates as a dead eye pure shooter; most of his shots would be 3 pointers today.
Shackelford played one season in the American Basketball Association as a member of the Miami Floridians. He was later a broadcaster for ESPN, CBS, and NBC. Additionally he spent 7 seasons broadcasting all Los Angeles Lakers games with Chick Hearn. He worked on the crew of the American game show Almost Anything Goes.
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