John Barber is a retired American basketball player. In California State University, he played basketball and got selected by the Minneapolis Lakers in 1956 NBA Draft in the 7th round of 51st pick.
During the 1956-57 season, at age 29, he played for five games for the St. Louis Hawks. The 6’6 210 lbs did his high school from Pruitt in Atlanta and college from California State University.
Drafted by the Minneapolis Lakers in the 1956 NBA draft, his jersey number was 25. In his entire NBA career, he scored 7 points and 6 total rebounds.