Zelmo Beaty News
Zelmo Beaty Jr. (Big Z)
Position: Center and Power Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-9 ▪ Weight: 225 lbs.
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
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 2016 (Full List)
As Coach: 1 Yr, 9-33, .214 W-L% (Full Record)
News -- April 2016
- 4/5 Hoops Habit: 50 Greatest NBA/ABA Players Not In the Hall Of Fame: The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: For a professional basketball player, it is Mecca, the place of the highest honors,...
- 4/4 Purple and Blues: Utah Stars Legend Zelmo Beaty Inducted to Basketball Hall of Fame: On the day that the Utah Jazz announce their D-League affiliate will become the Salt Lake City Stars, original Utah Stars legend...
- 4/4 Purple and Blues: Utah Jazz Relocating D-League Affiliate to Salt Lake City: The Idaho Stampede, D-League affiliate of the Utah Jazz, are making the move from Boise to Salt Lake City.
When the Utah Jazz...
News -- February 2016
- 2/7 Hoops Habit: Top 15 Super Bowl Sunday Performances In NBA History: The Super Bowl has been an American institution since January 1967 and the NBA has evolved its schedule to reflect that. Here...
News -- October 2015
- 10/5 bballhistory.com: All-Time Atlanta Hawks vs. All-Time Dallas Mavericks: Our next match features two teams who have each won one championship in their history. The Hawks experienced their greatest success...
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...