Larry Stewart (basketball)

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Larry Stewart
Personal information
Born (1968-08-21) August 21, 1968 (age 46)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Dobbins Technical
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
College Coppin State (1988–1991)
NBA draft 1991 / Undrafted
Pro career 1991–2008
Position Forward
Number 33, 23
Career history
19911995 Washington Bullets
1995 Quad City Thunder (CBA)
1995–1996 Zaragoza (Spain)
1996–1997 Seattle SuperSonics
1997–1998 Galatasaray (Turkey)
1998–2001 Girona (Spain)
2001–2002 Caceres (Spain)
2002–2004 Peristeri (Greece)
2004–2005 Maroussi (Greece)
2005–2006 AEL 1964 (Greece)
2006–2007 Paris Basket Racing (France)
2007–2008 UJAP Quimper (France)
Career highlights and awards

Larry Stewart (born September 21, 1968) is a retired American professional basketball player, formerly of the NBA. He is a 6'8", 220 lb forward.

Stewart attended Coppin State University where he led his team to the 1990 NCAA Tournament, the first appearance in school history. Coppin State was a 15 seed and lost to Derrick Coleman's Syracuse squad 70-48 in the first round. After college, he signed as an undrafted free agent with the Washington Bullets in 1991. He averaged 10.4 points, and 5.9 rebounds in his rookie season (1991–92), and became the first undrafted player in NBA history to make an All-NBA Rookie Team (2nd). His last NBA season was in 1996-97 with the Seattle SuperSonics, where he would make his only appearance in the playoffs. He also played in Greece for Panellinios BC.

Personal[edit]

At 4:30 AM on January 8, 1994, Stewart was shot and stabbed during a break-in at his Baltimore County home.[1] He was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center for treatment.[1] Neither injury was fatal nor permanently damaging.[1] Police said the suspects broke in by shattering a sliding door in the back of the house.[1] They pulled Stewart from his bed, bound his hands and feet and shot him.[1] Although Stewart could not describe his assailants he asserted four men were involved.[1]

His younger brother, Stephen, was an assistant basketball coach at the University of Delaware in 2006, while his other younger brother Lynard played professional basketball overseas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Stewart of the Bullets Is Shot and Stabbed

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