Born March 13, 1936 Jack Parr played in the NBA mainly as a Centre during their playing career, season(s): 1959-1959. Jack Parr was an American professional basketball player. Parr was born in Louisville, Kentucky. He played college basketball at Kansas State University. Kansas State retired his jersey, and his number 33 is hanging from the rafters. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Royals in the 10th round of the 1958 NBA draft.