Mark Eaton

American basketball player

Mark E. Eaton (January 24, 1957 – May 28, 2021) was an American professional basketball player. He spent his entire career with the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1982 until 1992. Eaton holds the NBA record for most blocks in a season (456) and career average blocked shots per game (3.50).

Mark Eaton
Eaton, circa 1988
Personal information
Born(1957-01-24)January 24, 1957
Inglewood, California
DiedMay 28, 2021(2021-05-28) (aged 64)
Park City, Utah
Listed height7 ft 4 in (2.24 m)
Listed weight275 lb (125 kg)
Career information
High schoolWestminster
(Westminster, California)
NBA draft1982 / Round: 4 / Pick: 72nd overall
Selected by the Utah Jazz
Playing career1982–1993
Career history
19821993Utah Jazz
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points5,216 (6.0 ppg)
Rebounds6,939 (7.9 rpg)
Blocks3,064 (3.5 bpg)

Eaton died on May 28, 2021, at age 64, after a bicycle accident in Park City, Utah.[1]

References change

  1. "Utah Jazz great Mark Eaton dies at age 64". The Salt Lake Tribune. May 29, 2021. Retrieved May 29, 2021.