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Tom Marshall (basketball)

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Listed height  6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Role  Basketball Player
Listed weight  215 lb (98 kg)
Height  1.93 m
Pro career  1954–1959
Weight  98 kg
Name  Tom Marshall

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Born  January 6, 1931 (age 84) (1931-01-06)
High school  Mount Juliet (Mount Juliet, Tennessee)
College  Western Kentucky (1951–1954)
NBA draft  1954 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7th overall
Education  Western Kentucky University
Position  Small forward, Shooting guard

John Thomas "Tom" Marshall (born January 6, 1931) is an American former basketball player and coach. He graduated from Mount Juliet High School in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. He was a star at Western Kentucky University in the 1950s, where he was a two-time All-American. His number 41 is one of only six retired at Western Kentucky. He was named to the OVC Half-Century Team and the OVC 40th Anniversary team. A 6'4" forward, he was drafted by the Rochester Royals with the seventh pick of the 1954 NBA draft. After a promising rookie season, he was drafted into the Army and missed the 1955–56 season. In a four-year NBA career, he played for the Royals (in both Rochester and Cincinnati), as well as for the Detroit Pistons. In his final year as a player (1958–59) he served as a player-coach; then coached the Cincinnati Royals for one additional season (1959–60) after retiring from playing. The Royals would eventually become the Sacramento Kings many years after his retirement.

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