Don Carlson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Don Carlson

basketball player

Date of Birth: 22-Mar-1919

Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Date of Death: 16-Oct-2004

Profession: basketball player, basketball coach

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Don Carlson

  • Donald Vernon Carlson (March 22, 1919 – October 16, 2004) was an American professional basketball player.
  • He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A 6'0" (1.83 m) guard/forward from the University of Minnesota, Carlson played four seasons (1946–1947; 1948–1951) in the Basketball Association of America/National Basketball Association as a member of the Chicago Stags, Minneapolis Lakers, and Baltimore Bullets.
  • He averaged 8.0 points per game in his NBA career and won two championships with the Lakers.
  • He also played one season in the National Basketball League.
  • After his playing days, he was a coach and athletic director at Columbia Heights High School in Columbia Heights, Minnesota. Carlson died in 2004.

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