Corey Beck

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Corey Beck
No. 14, 15, 20
Point guard
Personal information
Born (1971-05-27) May 27, 1971 (age 43)
Memphis, Tennessee
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Fairley (Memphis, Tennessee)
College South Plains (1990–1991)
Arkansas (1992–1995)
NBA draft 1995 / Undrafted
Pro career 1995–2001
Career history
1995 Sioux Falls Skyforce (CBA)
1995–1996 Charlotte Hornets
1996–1997 Sioux Falls Skyforce (CBA)
1997–1998 Charlotte Hornets
1998–1999 Sioux Falls Skyforce (CBA)
1999 Detroit Pistons
1999 Charlotte Hornets
1999–2000 Sioux Falls Skyforce (CBA)
2000 Žalgiris Kaunas (Lithuania)
2000–2001 Memphis Houn'Dawgs (ABA)
2001 Toros de Aragua (Venezuela)
2001 Roseto Basket (Italy)
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 241
Assists 123
Rebounds 125

Corey Laveon Beck (born May 27, 1971) is a retired American basketball player.

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, he played collegiately for the University of Arkansas and was a major part of the mid 90's Razorback teams that won one national championship in 1994 and reached the championship game the following year.

He played for the Charlotte Hornets (1995–96, 1997–98, 1998–99) and Detroit Pistons (1998–99) in the NBA for 88 games.

He was also under contract with the Chicago Bulls (October 1996), Vancouver Grizzlies (January 1999) and Minnesota Timberwolves (October 2000), but has not played in any NBA regular season games for them. Following his NBA career, he played one season with the Memphis Houn'Dawgs of the ABA.

He also played professionally in Italy for Fila Biella (Serie A2, 2001) and Euro Roseto (Serie A, 2001).[1]

In September 2007, Beck and a friend were shot during an attempted robbery on them in Memphis. Beck was shot in the hand and face and was initially listed in critical condition following the shooting, but later improved.[2]

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