- David Meyers (basketball)
David Meyers No. 21, 22, 7 Power forward Personal information Date of birth April 21, 1953 Place of birth San Diego, California Nationality American High school Sonora (La Habra, California) Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg) Career information College UCLA (1971–1975) NBA Draft 1975 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2nd overall Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers Pro career 1975–1980 Career history 1975–1980 Milwaukee Bucks Career highlights and awards Career NBA statistics Points 3,149 (11.2 ppg) Rebounds 1,771 (6.3 rpg) Assists 652 (2.3 apg) Stats at NBA.com Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
- for others with a similar name, see Dave Meyers
David William Meyers (born April 21, 1953 in San Diego, California) is a retired American college basketball forward/center at the University of California, Los Angeles and professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association for the Milwaukee Bucks. He is the older brother of Ann Meyers, who also was an outstanding basketball player as well as the only woman to sign a free-agent contract by an NBA team (Indiana Pacers, 1979).
Meyers was a player on the UCLA Bruins men's basketball teams that won the 1973 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament and 1975 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. He appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 1975.
Meyers was the second pick in the first round of the 1975 NBA Draft. He was part of one of the biggest sports trades in NBA history. Meyers, along with Elmore Smith, Junior Bridgeman, and Brian Winters, were traded to the Milwaukee Bucks for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Walt Wesley. Meyers played for the Bucks for four seasons.
- ^ Mercury Name Ann Meyers Drysdale New GM
- ^ UCLA STILL BEST IN THE WEST. Sports Illustrated. February 17, 1975, Volume 42, Issue 7
- ^ Going Back to Cali June 16, 2007
- NBA stats @ basketballreference.com
UCLA Bruins Men's Basketball 1972–73 NCAA Champions UCLA Bruins Men's Basketball 1974–75 NCAA Champions 1975 NCAA Men's Basketball Consensus All-Americans 1975 NBA Draft First round Second round
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