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Edwin John "Whitey" Kachan (September 15, 1925 – March 7, 1993) was an American professional basketball player.

Whitey Kachan
Personal information
Born(1925-09-15)September 15, 1925
Chicago, Illinois
DiedMarch 7, 1993(1993-03-07) (aged 67)
Glenview, Illinois
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High schoolSaint Philip
(Chicago, Illinois)
CollegeDePaul (1943–1948)
BAA draft1948 / Round: -- / Pick: --
Selected by the Chicago Stags
Playing career1948–1949
PositionGuard
Number4, 20
Career history
1948–1949Chicago Stags
1949Minneapolis Lakers
Career highlights and awards
Career BAA statistics
Points112 (2.2 ppg)
Assists37 (0.7 apg)
Games played52
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

A 6'2" guard from DePaul University, Kachan played one season (1948–49) in the Basketball Association of America as a member of the Chicago Stags and Minneapolis Lakers. He averaged 2.2 points per game and won a championship with the Lakers.

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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
Denotes season in which Kachan won a BAA championship

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1948–49 Chicago 33 .220 .618 .8 2.0
1948–49 Minneapolis 19 .381 .682 .6 2.5
Career 52 .268 .643 .7 2.2

PlayoffsEdit

Year Team GP FG% FT% APG PPG
1949 Minneapolis 8 .400 .000 .3 .5
Career 8 .400 .000 .3 .5

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