John Ezersky played in NBL with NY Gothams and Tri Cities and in the NBA with Baltimore Bullets, Boston Celtics until 1950 and later with Wilkes-Barre thru 1952. Proudly served in US Military during World War II.
A hustling ballhawk John Ezersky, a star at Power Memorial High School in Washington Heights NY, started pro basketball with the New York Gothams in 1946. A master at scoring while being fouled and then sinking the free throw for a 3-point play, Johnny Ezersky played in the era when players needed jobs in the off-season to supplement their income. He drove a cab for 30 some years in New York City, and 15 years in San Francisco.