Erik Meek

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Erik Meek
Personal information
Born (1973-01-17) January 17, 1973 (age 42)[1]
San Diego, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Career information
High school San Pasqual (Escondido, California)
College Duke (1991–1995)
NBA draft 1995 / Round: 2 / Pick: 44th overall
Selected by the Houston Rockets
Pro career 1995–2002
Position Power forward
Career history
1995–1996 Galatasaray (Turkey)
1996–1997 Iraklis (Greece)
1997–1998 Apollon Patras (Greece)
1998–1999 Maroussi (Greece)
1999–2000 Peristeri (Greece)
2000–2001 Real Madrid (Spain)
2001–2002 Iraklis (Greece)
Career highlights and awards

Erik Joal Meek (born (1973-01-17)January 17, 1973) is an former American basketball player who played for 4 seasons at Duke University. He was drafted number 44 by the Houston Rockets in the 1995 NBA Draft. He did not play in the NBA, but spent several years playing professionally in Europe.

College career[edit]

Meek played college basketball for Duke from 1991 to 1995. He was part of the team that won the 1992 NCAA Tournament. During his junior season he achieved his career high in scoring with 21 points against Boston University.[2][3] Meek was named captain of the Blue Devils for the 1994–95 season.[4] During that season he appeared in 31 games averaging 10.3 points, 8.3 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game on 28.7 minutes per game.[4] He finished his career in Duke averaging 5.1 points, 4.3 rebounds and 0.6 blocks per game.[4]

Personal[edit]

He is the cousin of Tampa Bay Rays closer Heath Bell.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Erik Meek." www.dukeupdate.com. Retrieved May 12, 2013.
  2. ^ "No. 1 Duke 106, Boston U. 62 Optional". Associated Press. 30 December 1993. Retrieved 28 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Meek's Career Highs". Duke University. Retrieved 28 March 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c "52 Erik Meek". Duke University. Retrieved 28 March 2015. 
  5. ^ Kurkjian, Tim (April 17, 2009). "Fun-loving Bell finally has his dream job". ESPN The Magazine. Archived from the original on March 20, 2011. 

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