Tom Bowens

Born Jul 7, 1940
Nationality United States United States
Team History
New Orleans Buccaneers New Orleans Buccaneers 1967 - 1970

Tom Bowens or Tommie Lee Bowens Jr. used to play in the position of Forward-Center. He was 6 feet 8 inches tall and weighed 220 lbs. In his career in the NBA (National Basketball Association), he was given jersey no. 50, 32 and 14. During the 1967-68 season, he was a member of Denver Rockets. He played for New York Nets in the 1968-69 season. In the 1969-70 season, he was drafted to New Orleans Buccaneers.

While in college, he played for Grambling State University. In the NBA, he played for 3 seasons. The maximum points collected by Bowens in a single season are 455, which he accumulated in the 1968-69 season. In this season, his field goal percentage was 0.411, 3-point field goal percentage was nil and free throw percentage was 0.648. He made 455 rebounds, 52 assists and 236 personal fouls.

Career Highlights

In the NBA, Bowens played in 211 games and received 3590 playing minutes. He managed 1157 field goal attempts out of which there were 473 field goals resulting in a field goal percentage of 0.409. The number of 3-point field goal attempts was 5 and the number of field goals was 1 and thus the 3-point field goal percentage was 0.200. His free throw percentage was 0.661 as he made 185 free throws out of 280 free throw attempts. Bowens accumulated 1132 points, 542 personal fouls, 134 assists and 1007 rebounds.

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