Dwayne McClain

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Dwayne McClain
No. 44
Shooting guard
Personal information
Born (1963-02-07) February 7, 1963 (age 51)
Worcester, Massachusetts
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Holy Name
(Worcester, Massachusetts)
College Villanova (1981–1985)
NBA draft 1985 / Round: 2 / Pick: 27th overall
Selected by the Indiana Pacers
Pro career 1985–1997
Career history
1985–1986 Indiana Pacers
1986–1987 SLUC Nancy (France)
1987–1988 Caen (France)
1988 New Haven Skyhawks (USBL)
1988–1989 Rockford Lightning (CBA)
1989–1990 La Crosse Catbirds (CBA)
1991–1993 Sydney Kings (Australia)
1996 Gold Coast Rollers (Australia)
1997 Brisbane Bullets (Australia)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Dwayne Eddie McClain (born 7 February 1963) is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Indiana Pacers in the 2nd round (27th overall) of the 1985 NBA Draft.

A 6'6" shooting guard from Villanova University, he played one season in the NBA.

As a member of the Pacers during the 1985-86 season, he averaged 3.5 points in 45 games played. McClain was a member of Villanova's National Championship team in 1985.

Dwayne also played professionally in France, Canada, The Philippines, Indonesia and Greece before finishing his career in Australia.

McClain had a career in Australia in the National Basketball League (NBL) during the early 1990s. He started in Australia in 1991 with the Sydney Kings, staying with the team until the end of 1993. After three years away he returned to the NBL for a season with the Gold Coast Rollers in 1996, followed by his last season in Australia in 1997 with the Brisbane Bullets. McClain's record in Australia saw him just miss out on a place on the NBL's 25th Anniversary Team, being the third alternate in voting. He played 105 games in the NBL, averaging 25.4 points, 6.8 rebounds and 5 assists per game.[1]

He was the MVP of the 1989 Continental Basketball Association All-Star Game.[2]

On October 10, 2013, McClain was named in the Sydney Kings 25th Anniversary Team.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.fiba.com/pages/en/news/latest_news_article.asp?r_act_news=12421&r_cat=8
  2. ^ "CBA All-Star Games". Continental Basketball Association. Retrieved 2008-09-05. 
  3. ^ MightyMite Sydney Kings announce 25th Anniversary Team