Wallace Bryant

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Wallace Bryant
Personal information
Born (1959-07-14) July 14, 1959 (age 55)
Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain
Nationality American
Listed height 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school Emerson (Gary, Indiana)
College San Francisco (1978–1982)
NBA draft 1982 / Round: 2 / Pick: 30th overall
Selected by the Chicago Bulls
Pro career 1982–1997
Position Center
Number 54, 53, 31
Career history
As player:
1982–1983 Ford Cantù (Italy)
1983–1984 Chicago Bulls
19841985 Dallas Mavericks
1986 Los Angeles Clippers
1986 Magia de Huesca (Spain)
1986–1987 FC Barcelona (Spain)
1987–1988 Yoga Bologna (Italy)
1988–1989 Cajabilbao (Spain)
1989–1990 Valvi Girona (Spain)
1990–1991 Filodoro Napoli (Italy)
1991 Magia de Huesca (Spain)
1991 Oklahoma City Cavalry (CBA)
1991–1993 Atenas de Córdoba (Argentina)
1993–1994 Peñarol de Mar del Plata (Argentina)
1994–1995 Ferro Carril Oeste (Argentina)
1996–1997 Atenas de Córdoba (Argentina)
As coach:
2007 Jackson Wildcats (USBL)
2010–present California Sea Kings (ABA)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Wallace Gordon Bryant Jr. (born July 14, 1959) is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA and other leagues. A 7’0”, 245 pound center born in Madrid, Spain, Bryant attended Emerson High School in Gary, Indiana before playing at the University of San Francisco. He was than drafted by the Chicago Bulls in 1982. After one season with the Bulls, he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks on September 14, 1984, with whom he spent the prime of his career.

On November 26, 1986 after two seasons with the Dallas, Bryant was waived, he was than picked up by the Los Angeles Clippers. After playing eight games for Los Angeles he retired from the league in 1986, playing only three seasons his entire career with totals of 323 points, 374 rebounds, and 40 blocks.

He also played in Spain for FC Barcelona (1986–87), in Italy for Ford Cantù (1982–1983) winning Euroleague title, Yoga Bologna (1987–1988, Serie A2) and Filodoro Napoli (1990–1991).

In 2011, Bryant became the coach for the California Sea Kings of the new American Basketball Association.[1]


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