Alan Ogg

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Alan Ogg
Center
Personal information
Born (1967-07-05)July 5, 1967
Lancaster, Ohio
Died November 1, 2009(2009-11-01) (aged 42)
Birmingham, Alabama
Nationality American
Listed height 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m)
Listed weight 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school Gardendale (Gardendale, Alabama)
College UAB (1986–1990)
NBA draft 1990 / Undrafted
Pro career 1990–2001
Career history
19901992 Miami Heat
1992 Rockford Lightning (CBA)
1993 Milwaukee Bucks
1993 Washington Bullets
1993–1994 Rochester Renegade (CBA)
1993–1994 Hartford Hellcats (CBA)
1993–1994 Columbus Horizon (CBA)
1994–1995 Mexico Aztecas (CBA)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Raymond Alan Ogg (July 5, 1967 – November 1, 2009) was an American professional basketball player who spent three seasons in the NBA. He is the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers' career shot-blocking leader with 266 blocks over four college seasons.[1] He was born in Lancaster, Ohio.

The 7'2" and 240-pound center Gardendale High School grad played collegiate basketball for the UAB Blazers and started his professional career when he signed with the Miami Heat as an undrafted rookie free agent during the 1990–91 NBA season. He became a fan favorite during his two seasons in Miami and split his playing time in his third and final NBA season with the Milwaukee Bucks and the Washington Bullets. He averaged 2.2 points and 1.7 rebounds during his NBA career.[1] Ogg played overseas in Ger­many, China, Colombia, the Philippines, Puerto Rico and Paraguay before retiring from professional basketball in 2001. He had heart surgery in 2003.[2]

Ogg died aged 42 on November 1, 2009 in the UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, due to complications from a staphylococcal infection[3] in his heart valve.[2]

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