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Jack Marin

Born: Oct 12, 1944

Birthplace: Sharon

Nationality: United States

Jack Marin

Date of Birth : Oct 12, 1944
Birth Place : Sharon

John Warren "Jack" Marin is a retired American professional basketball player. A 201 cm guard/forward from Duke University, Marin was named to the 1967 NBA All-Rookie Team and spent 11 seasons in the NBA, playing for the Baltimore Bullets, Houston Rockets, Buffalo Braves and Chicago Bulls. The left-handed Marin was a two-time All-Star and scored 12,541 points in his career. He is perhaps most remembered for being traded to the Houston Rockets for Elvin Hayes. He led the NBA in free throw percentage during the 1971-72 NBA season. After retiring from the NBA, Marin entered Duke University Law School and graduated with his Juris Doctor in 1980. Presently, he is a partner in the Richmond, Virginia-based law firm of Williams Mullen where he focuses his practice on sports law. He acts as outside counsel to the National Basketball Retired Players Association, and also represents basketball players performing abroad. Marin served for three years as the executive director of the Celebrity Players Tour, a professional golf circuit for notable ex-pro athletes and entertainers. During his tenure, the tour grew from five to 15 events that support various charities around the country.

Awards Won

  • NBA All-Rookie Team
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