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Marvin Jerome Barnes Bio

One of the classic American basketball players with lot of fame and name… he was born on 27th of the July in 1952.

This child looked to be born with the skills for basketball that he showed during his splendid play in the curt at various levels of his career.

He was well supported by his family but the hallmark that he achieved was also because of his relentless struggle that he made before becoming a professional. Marvin seems to be born with passion for the basketball as he started doing some awesome plays in the court right from his teenage.

He started showing his skills and passion for the game from his school career. He broke the record at his school by scoring up to 52 points in a game against Austin Peay. His spirit and passion for the game of basketball never declines from his teenage to old age as he kept his love going on for the game.

He played marvelous games during his school and college career and that make him get picked up by the professionals so easily. He was an excellent choice for all of the teams in his age.

He was drafted by both ABA as well as NBA during his career. The year 1973 saw him scoring 10 field goals ten times in the NCCA playoff. He broke school records, pro career records and builds some new ones before making his mark in the professional career.

He played for Detroit in 1976 and started at an average of 9.6 points per game. He later joined Boston where his average declines for some time but it once again got boosted when joined San Diego in 1979 and reached up to 9.2 again. He played a total of 171 games where he scored 1500 plus scores at a nice career average of 9.2 points per game with 5.5 rebounds per game and 1.5 assists per game.


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