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John Block

Born: Apr 16, 1944

Birthplace: Los Angeles

Nationality: United States

John Block

Date of Birth : Apr 16, 1944
Birth Place : Los Angeles

John William Block, Jr. is a retired American basketball player born in Glendale, California. A 6'10" forward/center from the University of Southern California, Block spent 10 seasons in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, San Diego Rockets, Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers, Kansas City-Omaha Kings, New Orleans Jazz, and Chicago Bulls. Block had his strongest season in 1967–68, when he averaged 20.2 points and 11.0 rebounds for the Rockets, who had just entered the NBA as an expansion team. Block appeared in the 1973 NBA All-Star Game, and registered 7,106 total points and 3,965 rebounds in his career.

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