Norman Richardson

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Norman Richardson
No. 21, 31, 7, 20, 12
Swingman
Personal information
Born (1979-07-24) July 24, 1979 (age 35)
Brooklyn, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Grady (Brooklyn, New York)
College Hofstra (1997–2001)
NBA draft 2001 / Undrafted
Pro playing career 2001–2010
Career history
2001–2002 Indiana Pacers
2002 Chicago Bulls
2002–2003 Scavolini Pesaro (Italy)
2003 North Charleston Lowgators (D-League)
2003–2004 KK Crvena zvezda (Serbia)
2004 Guaiqueríes de Margarita (Venezuela)
2005–2006 Fayetteville Patriots (D-League)
2006 Paris Basket Racing (France)
2006–2007 Cholet Basket (France)
2007 Boca Juniors (Argentina)
2007–2008 Polonia Warsaw (Poland)
2008–2009 TBB Trier (Germany)
2009–2010 Eisbären Bremerhaven (Germany)
Career highlights and awards

Charles Norman "Norm" Richardson (born July 24, 1979) is an American former professional basketball player. A 6'5" 190[1]/200[2] lb shooting guard, played college basketball at Hofstra University and had a brief stint in the NBA in 2001-02.

Career[edit]

Richardson was signed by the Indiana Pacers as a free agent on September 21, 2001 for whom he played 3 games before being traded, along with Jalen Rose, Travis Best, and a second-round draft pick to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Ron Mercer, Ron Artest, Brad Miller and Kevin Ollie at the trade deadline on February 19, 2002.[3] With the Pacers, Richardson wore jersey number 21 and with the Bulls number 31.[4]

After the 2001–02 NBA season, Richardson played with the team Scavolini Pesaro of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A.[5] He wore jersey number 7.[6] The North Charleston Lowgators of the NBA Development League signed Richardson on January 28, 2003 and waived Richardson on February 21, 2003.[7] With the Lowgators, Richardson played eight games and averaged 6.4 points, 1.9 rebounds, and 1.1 assists each game.[8] He wore #31.[9]

In March 2004, Richardson signed with the team Guaiqueríes de Margarita of the Venezuelan LPB.[10] In his first game with, Richardson scored 15 points, but his team lost.[11]

During the 2005–06 NBA season, Richardson played in the D-League team Fayetteville Patriots with jersey number 20.[12]

In March 2007, Richardson played three games with the Argentine team Boca Juniors before being released due to injury.[13]

Later he played for Polonia Warsaw (Polen first division) and for TBB Trier (Germany first division) in the 2008/2009 season. With Polonia, Richardson wore jersey #12.[14] With TBB Trier, Richardson wore jersey #31.[15]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ NBA.com bio
  2. ^ NBA Draft 2001
  3. ^ Brad Miller's 26 points and 14 boards power Pacers
  4. ^ "Norman Richardson". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Norman Richardson". doudiz. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  6. ^ http://en.basketball.doudiz.com/team-season/14742/10741.html
  7. ^ North Charleston Waives Norm Richardson
  8. ^ "Norm Richardson D-League stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  9. ^ http://web.archive.org/web/20030207220424/http://www.nba.com/nbdl/ncharleston/roster.html
  10. ^ "Trotamundos de Carabobo debuta ante Panteras de Miranda" (in Spanish). Terra. March 12, 2004. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  11. ^ Huertas, Jose Rubicco (March 15, 2004). "Marinos debuta con triunfo en el clasico oriental". El Universal (Venezuela) (in Spanish). Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  12. ^ http://web.archive.org/web/20051124235351/http://www.nba.com/dleague/fayetteville/roster.html
  13. ^ Schmidt-Scheuber, Miles (October 3, 2008). "Norman Richardson (TBB Trier) Interview". Eurobasket.com. Archived from the original on October 10, 2008. 
  14. ^ http://www.eurobasket.com/team.asp?Cntry=POLAND&Team=63&Year=2007-2008
  15. ^ http://www.eurobasket.com/team.asp?Cntry=GERMANY&Team=43&Year=2008-2009

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