- Philadelphia Warriors 1980 - 1984
Paul Arizin was a professional basketball player with the Philadelphia Warriors who are now called the Golden State Warriors. He used to play in the Forward position and wore the number 11 jersey. Arizin was 6 feet and 4 inches tall and weighed 200 lbs.
Paul Arizin did his schooling from the LaSalle high School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He later attended the Villanova University and played with the college basketball team called the Villanova Wildcats. In 1950, Arizin was drafted by the Philadelphia Warriors. In the 1951 season he was the highest scorer in the NBA with 25.4 points per season. After serving the nation with the Marines for the Korean War in 1952 and 1953, Arizin returned to the NBA and one again led the NBA charts for scoring with 25.6 points per game in the 1956 season. In 1962, when the Warriors were moved to San Francisco, Arizin choose to retire from the NBA. In 1964, he played for the Camden Bullets in the Eastern Professional Basketball League and won the Championship that year.
In a total of 713 games that he played with the National Basketball Association, Paul Arizin averaged at 22.8 points per game, 2.3 assists per game and 8.6 rebounds per game.
Basketball Hall of Fame, 1978. NBA Champion, 1956. NBA All Star, MVP, 1952