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Troy Daniels

Troy Daniels About Shooting guard who gained renown for his time with the Virginia Commonwealth Rams from 2009 through 2013. In 2015, he was traded to the Charlotte Hornets, with whom he played for the 2015-2016 season during their playoff run. Life Before Becoming Famous As a senior at William Fleming High School in Virginia, […]

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Dick Dickey

Dick Dickey About Point guard who played for the NPBL’s Anderson Packers during the 1950-51 season and for the NBA’s Boston Celtics the following year. Life Before Becoming Famous He attended North Carolina State University, where he was a second-team All-American his sophomore year, and led the team to the Final Four his senior year. […]

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Manute Bol

Manute Bol About Sudanese Basketball player who was one of the tallest to ever play the game at almost 7’7″. He led the NBA in blocks in 1986 with the Washington Bullets and 1989 with the Golden State Warriors. Life Before Becoming Famous His mother and father were 6’10” and 6’8″, respectively. Other Informations He averaged […]

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Tomas Pacesas

Tomas Pacesas About Lithuanian basketball player and coach who played for 10 different teams during his career. Life Before Becoming Famous He began playing professionally in 1994. Other Informations He was a member of the Lithuanian national team that won the bronze medal at the 1996 Olympics. Family Life He was raised in Alytus, Lithuania. […]

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Kevin Garnett

Kevin Garnett About 2004 NBA MVP who was drafted straight out of high school by the Minnesota Timberwolves in 1995 and spent 12 seasons with the team before a trade sent him to the Boston Celtics in 2007. He helped lead the Celtics to an NBA title in 2008. Life Before Becoming Famous Growing up, he would sneak out […]

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Jaycee Carroll

Jaycee Carroll About Shooting guard who joined Real Madrid in 2011. He became a EuroLeague Champion in 2015. He has more than 80,000 followers on his jayceecarroll20 Instagram account. Life Before Becoming Famous He played for Utah State from 2004 to 2008. Other Informations He was a 3× Spanish LeagueCchampion in 2013, 2015, and 2016. Family Life His parents are Donna and […]

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James Gist

James Gist About Power forward who won the Greek Cup and Greek League Championship with Panathinaikos BC in 2013. Life Before Becoming Famous He was selected in the second round of the 2008 NBA Draft by the San Antonia Spurs, after four years at the University of Maryland. Other Informations He was the Spanish League […]

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Hal Greer

Hal Greer About 10-time All-Star guard who was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1982. A 10-time All-Star, he spent his entire 15-year NBA career with the Syracuse Nationals and Philadelphia 76ers. Life Before Becoming Famous He was considered one of the finest basketball players to come from West Virginia, along […]

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Taylor Griffin

Taylor Griffin About Older brother of NBA forward Blake Griffin. He was drafted in the second round of the 2009 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns, then after a year with the Suns, he went on to play in the NBDL and overseas.  Life Before Becoming Famous He was a basketball as well as track star […]

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Raul Neto

Raul Neto About Point guard who joined the Utah Jazz in 2015 and was sent down to the Salt Lake City Stars in 2017. He has more than 120,000 followers on his raulneto08 Instagram account.  Life Before Becoming Famous He was drafted in the second round of the NBA draft, as the 47th pick to the Atlanta Hawks in 2013. Other Informations […]

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Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade About 2006 NBA Finals MVP with the Miami Heat who won two more championships with the team in 2012 and 2013 alongside LeBron James. He was an All-NBA First Team selection in 2009 and 2010. After 13 years with Miami, he had brief stints with the Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers before returning to the Heat in 2018.  Life […]

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Omar Cook

Omar Cook About Point guard who has played professionally in numerous leagues, including in the NBA for the Portland Trail Blazers and Toronto Raptors. Life Before Becoming Famous He played college basketball at St. John’s University for the 2000-2001 season, and led the Big East in assists during his one year. Other Informations He was chosen 31st […]

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Guy Landry Edi

Guy Landry Edi About Ivorian professional basketball player who signed with the French team Champagne Châlons-Reims after going undrafted in the 2013 NBA Draft. He joined STB Le Havre in 2015. Life Before Becoming Famous After finishing high school, he attended Midland College. He later transferred to Gonzaga University, where he played from 2011 to […]

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Ryan Boatright

Ryan Boatright About 6’0″ guard who helped lead the University of Connecticut Huskies to an NCAA Championship in 2014, his junior season. Life Before Becoming Famous He starred at East Aurora High School in Illinois, where he averaged 31.2 points per game his senior year. Other Informations He first made a commitment to play at […]

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Cliff Dixon

Cliff Dixon About Overseas basketball player well known for being the adopted brother of NBA superstar Kevin Durant.  Life Before Becoming Famous He played college ball at Western Kentucky University.  Other Informations His cldtoon Instagram account earned more than 190,000 followers.  Family Life He dated Erica Mena and India Westbrooks.  Similarities His brother Kevin Durant was teammates with Stephen Curry on the Golden State […]