Michael Hawkins (basketball)

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Michael Hawkins
Personal information
Born (1972-10-28) October 28, 1972 (age 42)
Canton, Ohio
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight 178 lb (81 kg)
Career information
High school Canton McKinley (Canton, Ohio)
College Xavier (1991–1995)
NBA draft 1995 / Undrafted
Pro career 1995–2006
Position Point guard
Number 5, 7, 17
Career history
1995–1997 Rockford Lightning (CBA)
1997 Boston Celtics
1997–1998 Olympiacos (Greece)
1998–1999 Rockford Lightning (CBA)
1999 Sacramento Kings
1999–2000 Charlotte Hornets
2000–2001 Cleveland Cavaliers
2001 Sioux Falls Skyforce (CBA)
2001 Barcelona (Spain)
2001–2002 Śląsk Wrocław (Poland)
2002 Real Madrid (Spain)
2002–2003 Telindus Oostende (Belgium)
2003–2004 Sioux Falls Skyforce (CBA)
2004–2005 La Palma (Spain)
2005–2006 Al-Jalaa Aleppo (Syria)

Steven Michael Hawkins (born October 28, 1972), is an American former professional basketball player. He played in the NBA and last played with Al Jalaa Aleppo of the Syrian basketball league.

Hawkins, along with classmate and NBA player Eric Snow, played basketball at Canton McKinley High School and graduated from there in 1991. The 6' 0" (1.83 m) point guard went undrafted out of Xavier University when he signed with the Boston Celtics in 1997. Over the next four years he played for three other NBA teams, finally finishing his short NBA career with his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers in 2001.

He played for the US national team in the 1998 FIBA World Championship, winning the bronze medal.[1]


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