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Joe McNamee

Joe McNamee
Personal information
Born (1926-09-24)September 24, 1926
San Francisco, California
Died July 16, 2011(2011-07-16) (aged 84)
Nationality American
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Career information
High school Saint Ignatius
(San Francisco, California)
College San Francisco (1946–1950)
NBA draft 1950 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9th overall
Selected by the Rochester Royals
Pro career 1950–1952
Position Power forward / Center
Number 20, 13
Career history
19501951 Rochester Royals
1951–1952 Baltimore Bullets
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points 289 (2.4 ppg)
Rebounds 238 (2.5) rpg)
Assists 58 (0.5 apg)
Stats at

John Joseph McNamee (September 24, 1926 – July 16, 2011) was an American professional basketball player.[1]

A 6'6" forward/center from the University of San Francisco, McNamee played two seasons (1950–1952) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Rochester Royals and Baltimore Bullets. He averaged 2.4 points per game in his career and won a league championship with Rochester in 1951. Joe went on to have a long and successful career in sales for Watson and Meehan, a distributor of Cummins engines. Joe and his wife Alice had 8 kids (Sharon, John, Pattie, Casey, Dennis, Peter, Steve and Jim) and 11 grandchildren.


  1. ^ SFGate obituary retrieved 25/7/2011

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