|No. 11, 1, 7, 10|
March 28, 1971 |
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (198 cm)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school||Brantley (Brantley, Alabama)|
|NBA draft||1994 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23rd overall|
|Selected by the Phoenix Suns|
|Pro playing career||1994–2005|
|2003–2004||Portland Trail Blazers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Wesley Lavon Person (born March 28, 1971 in Brantley, Alabama) is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA. After his playing career he became an assistant women's basketball coach and the head men's basketball coach at Enterprise-Ozark Community College, located in Enterprise, Alabama. He was fired from the latter position in 2010.
Selected by the Phoenix Suns 23rd overall in the 1994 NBA Draft out of Auburn University, he played three seasons for the Suns, five for the Cleveland Cavaliers, 82 games over two seasons for the Memphis Grizzlies, 33 games for the Portland Trail Blazers, nine games for the Atlanta Hawks, sixteen games for the Miami Heat and 25 for the Denver Nuggets.
Person's best season was with the Cavs in 1997-98, when he averaged 14.7 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.57 steals per game. Throughout his career, he's been known for his three-point shooting ability and also in 1997-98, led the league in three-pointers made and attempted. He has a career average three-point accuracy of 41.8 percent.
- 2010 NBA Playoffs: Los Angeles Lakers' Chuck Person is more than just a mentor - ESPN Los Angeles
- Enterprise State fires former Auburn star Wesley Person as basketball coach | al.com
- Brantley guard Wesley Person Jr. talks recruiting and ties to Auburn (video) | al.com