Zelmo Beaty News
Zelmo Beaty Jr. (Big Z)
Position: Center and Power Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-9 ▪ Weight: 225 lbs.
Born: October 25, 1939 in Hillister, Texas
Died: August 27, 2013
High School: Woodville in Woodville, Texas
College: Prairie View A&M University
Draft: St. Louis Hawks, 1st round (3rd pick, 3rd overall), 1962 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 20, 1962 ▪ ABA Debut: October 14, 1970
As Coach: 1 Yr, 9-33, .214 W-L% (Full Record)
News -- August 2015
- 8/15 Not in Hall of Fame: 18. Zelmo Beaty: One of the best big men in ABA history, Zelmo Beaty actually shocked the NBA when he switched to the ABA from the Hawks. ...
News -- May 2015
- 5/18 Purple and Blues: 44 Years Ago Today: Utah Stars Win 1971 ABA Championship: "Big Z" Zelmo Beaty, Red Robbins, Willie Wise, Mervin Jackson, the "Chief," a.k.a. Ron Boone and Glen Combs—some...
News -- March 2015
- 3/6 Purple and Blues: #AskBooner: With Utah Jazz Stuck On Tarmac, Ron Boone Does Twitter Q&A: Tonight, the Utah Jazz continue their road swing as coach Quin Snyder and crewtake on the ailing Philadelphia 76ers. While yesterday's...
News -- June 2013
- 6/15 HoopsHabit: Atlanta Hawks: 5 Best/Worst Draft Picks In Team History: The Atlanta Hawks, like pretty much every team in the l [...]The post Atlanta Hawks: 5 Best/Worst Draft Picks In Team History...