Ed Kalafat

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Ed Kalafat
Personal information
Born (1932-10-13) October 13, 1932 (age 86)
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High schoolAnaconda (Anaconda, Montana)
CollegeMinnesota (1951–1954)
NBA draft1954 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9th overall
Selected by the Minneapolis Lakers
Playing career1954–1957
PositionCenter / Power forward
Career history
19541957Minneapolis Lakers
Career highlights and awards

Edward "Ed" L. Kalafat (born October 13, 1932) is a former American basketball center for the Minneapolis Lakers, where he played three seasons. He played college basketball for the University of Minnesota.[1][2] Kalafat left the Lakers and joined the US Army, ending his service with the rank of captain.[3]


  1. ^ "Ed Kalafat Past Stats, Playoff Stats, Statistics, History, and Awards". Archived from the original on 2007-12-02. Retrieved 2008-02-02.
  2. ^ "Ed Kalafat Statistics - Basketball-Reference.com". Retrieved 2008-02-02.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Houston (February 12, 2011). "Ed Kalafat, Forward #23". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved July 31, 2011.