Thomas Carl Kropp (born February 12, 1953) is an American former professional basketball player born in Grand Island, Nebraska.

Tom Kropp
Personal information
Born (1953-02-12) February 12, 1953 (age 66)
Grand Island, Nebraska
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High schoolAurora (Aurora, Nebraska)
CollegeNebraska–Kearney (1971–1975)
NBA draft1975 / Round: 3 / Pick: 48th overall
Selected by the Washington Bullets
Playing career1975–1977
PositionPoint guard
Number24, 44
Career history
As player:
1975–1976Washington Bullets
1976–1977Chicago Bulls
As coach:
Stats at

A 6'3" guard from the Kearney State College, Kropp played two seasons (1975–1977) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Washington Bullets and Chicago Bulls. He averaged 2.5 points per game.

Kropp has spent over thirty years as a coach at his alma mater, now known as the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Kropp is the father of Dominique Kropp, Ph.D. student at the University of Kansas. Dominique recently represented the University of Kansas at the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Passionate about social change, Domonique is a member of Women in NASSM (WIN).[1]


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