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Nationality  American
Name  Goo Kennedy
Position  Center, Power forward
Pro career  1971–1978
Weight  93 kg
Listed weight  205 lb (93 kg)
Height  1.96 m
Listed height  6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Role  Basketball Player

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Born  August 23, 1949 (age 66) Charlotte, North Carolina (1949-08-23)
College  Fort Worth CC (1968–1970) TCU (1970–1971)
NBA draft  1971 / Round: 9 / Pick: 139th overall
Education  Texas Christian University, West Charlotte High School

Eugene "Goo" Kennedy (born August 23, 1949) is a retired American professional basketball player.

A 6'7" forward/center, Kennedy played one season (1970–71) of college basketball at Texas Christian University, and was named the Southwest Conference Player of the Year after leading the TCU Horned Frogs to the conference championship. He averaged 16.6 rebounds per game that season, with a high of 28 versus the University of Arkansas.

After college, Kennedy played four seasons in the American Basketball Association as a member of the Dallas Chaparrals, San Antonio Spurs, Spirits of St. Louis, and Utah Stars. He then played one season in the National Basketball Association with the Houston Rockets. He averaged 8.2 points and 5.6 rebounds per game during his professional career.

In 1972 Kennedy had his firstborn child with his wife, Mary Kennedy. Later, in 2004 he had his first grandchild, Chase Kennedy who is now 12 and aspiring to be a great basketball player like his grandfather. also, he and his wife have raised over 40 foster children over the years.

References

Goo Kennedy Wikipedia


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