Frank Brian, American basketball player, Died at 94


Frank Sands Brian was born on May 1, 1923, and died on May 14, 2017.

He was an American professional basketball player.

He stood at 6’1″ guard from Louisiana State University, Brian signed with the Anderson Packers of the National Basketball League in 1947.

During 1949 the NBL and BAA merged to form the NBA.

Brian scored 2,442 points in three seasons with the Packers, then joined the Chicago Stags of the NBA when the Packers franchise folded following the 1949–1950 season.

However, the Stags quickly traded Brian to the Tri-Cities Blackhawks, whom Brian represented as an NBA All-Star in 1951.

Frank Brian passed away at 94 years old.