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Joe Meriweather
Birth: Oct. 26, 1953
Phenix City
Russell County
Alabama, USA
Death: Oct. 13, 2013
Columbus
Muscogee County
Georgia, USA

Professional Basketball Player. For ten seasons (1975 to 1985), he played at the center and forward positions in the National Basketball Association with the Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Jazz, New York Knicks and Kansas City Kings. He attended Central High School in Alabama and played collegiate basketball at Southern Illinois University. Selected by Houston during the 1st-round (11th overall pick) of the 1975 NBA Draft, he played in 670 regular season games and compiled 5,439 points with 3,764 total rebounds. He earned NBA All-Rookie honors in 1976 and yielded a career-high 830 points that season. He extended his playing career, when he moved onto the European League and later served as head coach of Park University's Women's Basketball Team in Missouri. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Oct 15, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 118733866
Joe Meriweather
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