September 3, 1971 |
Syracuse, New York
|Listed height||7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)|
|Listed weight||264 lb (120 kg)|
|High school||St. Bernard
(Los Angeles, California)
|NBA draft||1993 / Round: 2 / Pick: 35th overall|
|Selected by the Miami Heat|
|Pro playing career||1993–2002|
|1994||Olimpia Stefanel Milano (Italy)|
|1996||Titanes de Morovis (Puerto Rico)|
|1996–1997||Telemarket Roma (Italy)|
|1997||Titanes de Morovis (Puerto Rico)|
|1998||Mabo Pistoia (Italy)|
|2000–2001||F.C. Porto (Portugal)|
|2001||Libertad de Sunchales (Argentina)|
|2001–2002||STB Le Havre (France)|
|2002||Rimini Crabs (Italy)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Stokes attended the University of Arizona. During his collegiate career, he scored 984 points, grabbed 644 rebounds and blocked 167 shots. He was selected by the Miami Heat in the 1993 NBA Draft (2nd round, 35th overall).
Stokes started his professional career in Greece, playing for Panionios BC. He went on to represent Stefanel Milano, Aris Thessaloniki, Titanes de Morovis (Puerto Rico), Telemarket Roma, Toronto Raptors, Pistoia Olimpia, Keravnos (Cyprus), FC Porto, Libertad de Sunchales, STB Le Havre and Crabs Rimini.
In the NBA, Stokes' rights were traded by the Heat to the Washington Bullets in 1995, but he was released without appearing for the team in any regular season games. He was also under preseason contract with the Denver Nuggets (Oct '96) and Seattle SuperSonics (Oct '97 and Sep-Oct '00). He would appear sparingly for the Toronto Raptors in 1997-98 (4 games, 0.8 PPG and 1.0 RPG in 4.3 minutes).