STATISTICS & HISTORY
John Givens was a three-sport star at McHenry High School in Louisville. After service in the the U.S. Army Air Corp. during World War II, Givins attended Western Kentucky University were he played varisty basketball for four years. Givins played professional basketball for one season with the Sheboygan Redskins, who won the championship of the National Professional Basketball League. Givens coached high school basketball in Indiana from 1952 until 1964 and then had had a successful three year stint at Highlands University in Las Vegas, Nevada. During the 1967-68 season, Givens coached the the Kentucky Colonels in the inagural season of the American Basketball Association.
|JOHN GIVENS||Height:||6:00||Weight:||170||College:||Western Kentucky’50|
|John Givens Jr.||Born: May 12, 1926||Died: Dec 8, 2009||Hometown:||Louisville, Ky.|
|REGULAR SEASON RECORD|
|1944-46||US Army Air Corp.||Military Service|
|Major League Totals||44||188||193||277||.697||569||12.9|