Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Frankie Brian

Frank Sands Brian

May 1, 1923
Zachary, LA

May 14, 2017
Zachary, LA

1938-39 Zachary High School - Louisiana (High School)
1939-40 Zachary High School - Louisiana (High School)
1940-41 Zachary High School - Louisiana (High School)
1941-42 Louisiana State University (College)
1942-43 Louisiana State University (College)
1946-47 Louisiana State University (College)
1947-48 Anderson Duffey Packers (NBL)
1948-49 Anderson Duffey Packers (NBL)
1949-50 Anderson Packers (NBA)
1950-51 Tri-Cities Blackhawks (NBA)
1951-52 Fort Wayne Pistons (NBA)
1952-53 Fort Wayne Pistons (NBA)
1953-54 Fort Wayne Pistons (NBA)
1954-55 Fort Wayne Pistons (NBA)
1955-56 Fort Wayne Pistons (NBA)

From Zachary, Louisiana, Brian's collegiate career was interrupted by World War 2. After graduating, he joined Anderson, and was named the NBL's Rookie of the Year. He moved with Anderson into the NBA following the disbanding on the NBL, where he joined with the Pistons. He played in the first NBA All-Star game, and in the off-season worked on his cattle ranch in Louisiana.

Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Story; Brian Remembers First NBA All-Star Game
Zacahry Post, September 24, 2013


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