Charles Shackleford

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Charles Shackleford
Personal information
Born (1966-04-02) April 2, 1966 (age 49)
Kinston, North Carolina
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school Kinston (Kinston, North Carolina)
College NC State (1985–1988)
NBA draft 1988 / Round: 2 / Pick: 32nd overall
Selected by the New Jersey Nets
Pro career 1988–1999
Position Power forward / Center
Number 33, 14, 17
Career history
19881990 New Jersey Nets
1990–1991 Phonola Caserta (Italy)
19911993 Philadelphia 76ers
1993–1994 Onyx Caserta (Italy)
1994–1995 Minnesota Timberwolves
1995–1996 Ülkerspor (Turkey)
1996–1997 Aris (Greece)
1997–1998 P.A.O.K. (Greece)
1998–1999 Idaho Stampede (CBA)
1999 Charlotte Hornets
Career NBA statistics
Points 1,625 (5.4 ppg)
Rebounds 1,448 (4.8 rpg)
Stats at

Charles Edward Shackleford (born April 22, 1966) is an American former professional basketball player.

Shackleford played collegiate basketball at North Carolina State University for 3 seasons (1985/86-1987/88). He was selected by the New Jersey Nets in the 2nd round (32nd overall pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft. He played in six NBA seasons as a forward-center for the Nets, Philadelphia 76ers, Minnesota Timberwolves and Charlotte Hornets. Shackleford's best year as a pro came during the 1989–1990 NBA season when he averaged 8.2 points per game in 70 games for the Nets. On February 20, 1990, he recorded a career high 26 rebounds to go with a career high 23 points at Milwaukee. Having played in top European teams, he led the 1995-96 Euroleague in rebounds averaging 12.3 per game with Ülkerspor and won the 1997 Korać Cup wearing Aris' Thessaloniki jersey.

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