Carl Braun (basketball)


Carl Braun (basketball)

infobox NBA Player
name = Carl Braun


position = Shooting guard
height_ft = 6 | height_in = 5
weight_lbs = 180
nationality = USA
birth_date = Birth date and age|1927|9|25|mf=y
birth_place = Brooklyn, New York
college = Colgate
draft =
team =
career_start = 1947
career_end = 1962
former_teams = New York Knicks (1947-1950), (1953-1961)
Boston Celtics (1961-1962)
awards =

Carl August Braun (born September 25, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American former professional basketball player and coach. He played collegiately for the Colgate University Raiders from 1945-1947.

One of the premier guards of the 1950s, Braun spent 13 seasons in the NBA, all but the last with the New York Knicks. He ended his career in 1962, after one season with the Boston Celtics. Braun played in five NBA All-Star Games and scored 10,625 points in his professional career. Braun was a player-coach for the Knicks in 1960 and 1961 as well, compiling a 40-87 record.

External links

* [http://www.basketball-reference.com/coaches/braunca01c.html BasketballReference.com: Carl Braun (as coach)]
* [http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/b/braunca01.html BasketballReference.com: Carl Braun (as player)]


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