Friends of Basketball


Donn Hammer

Year Inducted: 2011

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools / Organizations: Lawrenceville High School
(Lawrenceville) Parkside Junior High

Biography: Donn fell in love with basketball at age 4.  A car accident ended his playing career as a junior at Bridgeport High School but he later became a teaching colleague and close friend of legendary Lawrenceville coach Ron Felling.  Donn scouted games with Ron , attended most of the practices, and assisted in summer camps.  Later, as principal at Parkview Junior High School, he helped aspiring officials and developed a youth program and feeder system.