University of Utah
| 175 lb (79 kg)|
6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
| August 15, 1946
Savannah, Georgia (1946-08-15) |
Beach (Savannah, Georgia)
1968 / Round: 9 / Pick: 120th overall
June 7, 2012, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Mervin Jackson Wikipedia
Mervin P. Jackson, Jr. (August 15, 1946 – June 7, 2012) was an American professional basketball player.
Jackson was born in Savannah, Georgia and attended the University of Utah. A 6'3" guard, he played in the American Basketball Association from 1968 to 1973 as a member of the Los Angeles Stars, Utah Stars, and Memphis Tams. He won a league championship with Utah in 1971 and appeared in the 1969 ABA All-Star Game. In his ABA career, Jackson averaged 11.6 points per game.
Jackson was inducted into the Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame in 1979. He died in June 2012.