|Shooting guard / Small forward|
June 22, 1957 |
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||235 lb (107 kg)|
|High school||DeMatha Catholic
|College||NC State (1976–1980)|
|NBA draft||1980 / Round: 1 / Pick: 16th overall|
|Selected by the Kansas City Kings|
|1980–1982||Kansas City Kings|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Charles "Hawkeye" Whitney is an American former professional basketball player and convicted criminal. After playing college basketball at North Carolina State, he was drafted by the Kansas City Kings in the first round of the 1980 NBA Draft. His professional career was limited to 70 games due to injury, and by 1989, Whitney was homeless and addicted to cocaine.
Kidnapping and arrest
On January 26, 1996, Whitney and a juvenile kidnapped Mark Fabiani, the personal attorney of then-First Lady Hillary Clinton. He was arrested and sentenced to 69 months in prison, subsequently being released in 2000, whereupon he found work at the Niles Home for Children.
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