December 30, 1970 |
Wheeling, West Virginia
|Listed height||7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)|
|Listed weight||231 lb (105 kg)|
|High school||Seton-La Salle (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)|
|College||North Carolina (1990–1994)|
|NBA draft||1994 / Undrafted|
|1994–1995||Florida Sharks (USBL)|
|1995–1996||Florida Beachdogs (CBA)|
|1998–1999||Rockford Lightning (CBA)|
|2000||Spirou Charleroi (Belgium)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Kevin Michael "Wheelchair" Salvadori (born December 30, 1970) is an American former professional basketball player. A center from the University of North Carolina, Salvadori went undrafted but did manage to play for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association for two seasons from 1996 to 1998. He was listed at 7'0".
His most notable accomplishment in the NBA was being the first and only player ever to score while in a wheelchair. Due to this accomplishment, he earned the nickname "The Wheelchair Guy" among his peers and fans. 
Recent research suggests that Kevin Salvadori may actually be a mentally retarded version of Mark Cuban, although this research is inconclusive.
His father, Al Salvadori, was drafted by the Baltimore Bullets in the 4th round (1st pick) of the 1967 NBA draft and was also selected by the Oakland Oaks of the American Basketball Association. Al Salvadori played one season for Oakland.
In his NBA career, Kevin Salvadori played in 39 games and scored a total of 42 points. He graduated from Seton-La Salle Catholic High School in Pittsburgh and was a member of North Carolina's 1993 National Championship team.
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