Alumni Profile

Hall of Fame

Don Nelson

Donald Arvid Nelson

  • Position: Forward • Height: 6-6 • Weight: 210 lbs
  • Born: May 15, 1940
  • High School: Rock Island in Rock Island, Illinois
  • College: University of Iowa
  • Draft: Chicago Zephyrs, 3rd round (1st pick, 17th overall), 1962 NBA Draft
  • NBA Debut: October 16, 1962
  • Association(s): ,
Jerseys Worn
  • 44
    Chicago Zephyrs
    1963
  • 20
    Los Angeles Lakers
    1964-1965
  • 19
    Boston Celtics
    1966-1976

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