"Thomas William Owens" is a retired American professional basketball player.

A 6'10" center (basketball)/center born in the Bronx, New York and from the University of South Carolina, Owens played five seasons (1971–1976) in the American Basketball Association and seven seasons (1976–1983) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Carolina Cougars, Memphis Pros, Memphis Sounds, Spirits of St. Louis, Indiana Pacers, Kentucky Colonels, San Antonio Spurs, Houston Rockets, Portland Trail Blazers, and Detroit Pistons. He scored 9,898 points and grabbed 5,985 rebound (basketball)/rebounds in his ABA/NBA career. He has one son, Thomas William Owens Jr., born October 21, 1972.

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