Born October 2, 1949 Odis Allison played in the NBA mainly as a Forward during their playing career, season(s): 1972-1972. Odis Jackson Allison Jr. is a retired American basketball player. Born in Tulare, California, Allison played collegiately for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He was selected by the Golden State Warriors in the 5th round of the 1971 NBA Draft. He played for the Warriors in the NBA for 36 games.