|Shooting guard/Small forward|
|Born||(1915-11-11)November 11, 1915|
|Died||December 9, 1993(1993-12-09) (aged 78)|
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school||Saint Joseph's Preparatory School|
A 6'3" forward from Saint Joseph's University, Guokas played one season of professional basketball with the Philadelphia Warriors of the BAA (a precursor to the NBA). He averaged 1.7 points during the Warriors' 1946-47 championship season. After losing his right leg in an automobile accident, Guokas turned to broadcasting, and he served as an announcer for the National Football League's Philadelphia Eagles from 1953 to 1985.
His son Matt Guokas, Jr. played in the NBA from 1966 and 1976, and later coached the 76ers and Orlando Magic and worked as a broadcaster for the NBA on NBC and other sports networks.