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Joe Meriweather

American basketball player-coach


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Joe C. Meriweather was an American professional basketball player.A 6'10" center from Southern Illinois University, Meriweather played ten seasons in the NBA as a member of the Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, New Orleans Jazz, New York Knicks, and Kansas City Kings. He earned NBA All-Rookie honors in his first season, during which he averaged 10.2 points, 6.4 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks. Over the course of his NBA career, Meriweather averaged 8.1 points, 5.6 rebounds, and 1.2 blocks.

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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Public university in Carbondale, Illinois, USA; flagship of the SIU system