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Clarence Weatherspoon

Basketball player from United States of America

Clarence Weatherspoon, Sr. (born September 8, 1970 in Crawford, Mississippi) is a former American professional basketball player in the NBA. After a college career at the University of Southern Mississippi, Weatherspoon was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers as the ninth pick in the 1992 NBA Draft. He has since played for the 76ers, the Golden State Warriors, the Miami Heat, the Cleveland Cavaliers, the New York Knicks and the Houston Rockets, averaging 11.5 points per game throughout his career. At six-foot-seven-inches and 250 pounds (201 cm, 113 kg), he was nicknamed "Baby Barkley" early during his career due to a similar aggressive playing style attributed to fellow short-statured NBA power forward and former 76er, Charles Barkley. He participated in the 1993 Slam Dunk contest, finishing second to Harold Miner with an overall score of 92. After playing his high school basketball at Motley High School, in Columbus, Mississippi, Weatherspoon decided to attend the University of Southern Mississippi, where he became the school's most decorated player. Weatherspoon finished his four-year career at Southern Mississippi with averages of 18.5 points and 11.3 rebounds per game. He is  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1970-09-08
Place of birth
Crawford
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
Basketball player

Education

Institution From To
The University of Southern Mississippi

Athlete facts

Sports
Basketball

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