Mike Farmer

Don Michael Farmer (born September 26, 1936) is a retired American basketball player and coach. A 6'7" forward, he was selected with the third pick in the 1958 NBA draft by the New York Knicks after a college career at the University of San Francisco.

Mike Farmer
Personal information
Born (1936-08-26) August 26, 1936 (age 84)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolRichmond (Richmond, California)
CollegeSan Francisco (1955–1958)
NBA draft1958 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd overall
Selected by the New York Knicks
Playing career1958–1966
PositionSmall forward
Number8, 51, 12
Career history
As player:
19581960New York Knicks
1960–1961Cincinnati Royals
1961–1962San Francisco Saints
19621966St. Louis Hawks
As coach:
1966Baltimore Bullets
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points2,816 (6.7 ppg)
Rebounds1,950 (4.6 rpg)
Assists550 (1.3 apg)
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Farmer played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for a total of seven seasons with New York, the Cincinnati Royals, and the St. Louis Hawks. In 1966, he coached nine games for the Baltimore Bullets.[1]


  1. ^ Marcus, Jeff (April 28, 2003). A Biographical Directory of Professional Basketball Coaches. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 9781461726531 – via Google Books.

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