Jerry Chambers

School: 
Height: 
6-4
Position: 
Forward/Center
Hometown: 
Washington, DC
High School: 
Eastern High School
  • All-American Recognition: 1966 (Converse 1st Team)
  • Ranked among the nation's leading scorers in 1965 (76th) and 1966 (4th)
  • Ranked among the nation's leaders in field-goal percentage in 1965 (8th) and 1966 (13th)
  • Ranked 33rd in the nation in free-throw percentage in 1966
  • Leading scorer and rebounder for fourth-place team in 1966 NCAA Tournament (23-8 record). Averaged 35.8 points and 14 rebounds in four NCAA Tournament games (2-2 record)
  • Final Four Most Outstanding Player in 1966 (70 points, 35 rebounds, 53.2 FG%, 83.3 FT%)
  • Named to 1966 All-NCAA Tournament team
  • Played two seasons in junior college for Trinidad State (CO), averaging 21.3 points per game as a freshman
  • Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in first round of 1966 NBA draft (7th pick overall).

Season

G

FGM

FGA

FG%

3PT

3PTA

3PT%

FTM

FTA

FT%

RB

RBA

PTS

AVG

1964-65

26

199

355

.561

110

146

.753

277

10.7

508

19.5

1965-66

31

343

614

.559

206

252

.817

360

11.6

892

28.8

Totals

57

542

969

.559

316

398

.794

637

11.2

1400

24.6