Jawann Oldham Cleveland High School 1976 Basketball
SPS High School Athletic Hall of Fame • Seattle WA
High School Two-time All-Metro first-team basketball selection Led Eagles to two consecutive state championships College Earned 9th-highest field goal percentage (57%) in a single season in Seattle University history Finished career with 1,530 points (10th on all-time list) and 965 rebounds, behind only Elgin Baylor Won gold medal as member US World Games’ basketball team in summer of 1979 Professional Drafted to Denver Nuggets in 1980 NBA draft (41st overall draft pick) Played center for 10 years in the NBA – including three with Michael Jordan on the Chicago Bulls in the mid-1980s 1980 Olympic gold medalist for Team USA Other Basketball pioneer in sport’s lesser known nations, with the Jawann Oldham Professional Development Basketball Academy now covering Abu Dhabi and Dubai Started the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) in China Developed, and later coached for, Basketball Japan League (bj-league)
Jawann Oldham Jawann Oldham in high school