Carey Scurry

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Carey Scurry
Personal information
Born (1962-12-04) December 4, 1962 (age 52)
Brooklyn, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 188 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High school Alexander Hamilton (Elmsford, New York)
College Northeastern Oklahoma A&M (1981–1982)
LIU Brooklyn (1982–1985)
NBA draft 1985 / Round: 2 / Pick: 37th overall
Selected by the Utah Jazz
Pro career 1985–1997
Position Small forward
Number 22, 20
Career history
19851988 Utah Jazz
1988 New York Knicks
1988–1989 Olympiacos (Greece)
1989–1990 Rapid City Thrillers (CBA)
1990 Granollers (Spain)
1992 GEPU San Luis (Argentina)
1992–1993 ASA Sceaux (France)
1993 Damme BAC (Belgium)
1995 UDE Temuco (Chile)
1996 Ferro Carril Oeste (Argentina)
1996–1997 Colo-Colo (Chile)
Career highlights and awards
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Carey Scurry (born December 4, 1962) is a retired American professional basketball player.

A 6'7" forward from Long Island University, Scurry played three seasons (1985–1988) in the NBA as a member of the Utah Jazz and New York Knicks. He averaged 4.7 points and 2.9 rebounds per game over the course of his NBA career.[1] Scurry also played in Greece for Olympiacos in the 1988-89 season.[2]

In January 2006, Scurry was named to the Northeast Conference 25th Anniversary Men's Basketball Team.[3]

Carey is the older brother of Moses Scurry, who played on the 1990 UNLV team that won the NCAA Championship.

Brazilian coaching legend Helio Rubens Garcia ranked Scurry as the third most talented player whom he ever coached.[4]


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