Ed Stokes

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Ed Stokes
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Personal information
Born (1971-09-03) September 3, 1971 (age 42)
Syracuse, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight 264 lb (120 kg)
Career information
High school St. Bernard
(Los Angeles, California)
College Arizona (1989–1993)
NBA draft 1993 / Round: 2 / Pick: 35th overall
Selected by the Miami Heat
Pro playing career 1993–2002
Career history
1993–1994 Panionios (Greece)
1994 Olimpia Stefanel Milano (Italy)
1995–1996 Aris (Greece)
1996 Titanes de Morovis (Puerto Rico)
1996–1997 Telemarket Roma (Italy)
1997 Titanes de Morovis (Puerto Rico)
1997 Toronto Raptors
1998 Mabo Pistoia (Italy)
1998–2000 Keravnos (Cyprus)
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

Edward (Ed) Kobie Stokes (born September 3, 1971) is an American former professional basketball player, who played at the center position.

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).


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