Carey Scurry

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Carey Scurry
Personal information
Born (1962-12-04) December 4, 1962 (age 53)
Brooklyn, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 188 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High school Alexander Hamilton (Elmsford, New York)
NBA draft 1985 / Round: 2 / Pick: 37th overall
Selected by the Utah Jazz
Playing career 1985–1997
Position Small forward
Number 22, 20
Career history
19851988 Utah Jazz
1988 New York Knicks
1988–1989 Olympiacos
1989–1990 Rapid City Thrillers
1990 Granollers
1992 GEPU San Luis
1992–1993 ASA Sceaux
1993 Damme BAC
1995 UDE Temuco
1996 Ferro Carril Oeste
1996–1997 Colo-Colo
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Carey Scurry (born December 4, 1962) is a retired American professional basketball player.

A 6'7" forward from Long Island University, Scurry played three seasons (1985–1988) in the NBA as a member of the Utah Jazz and New York Knicks. He averaged 4.7 points and 2.9 rebounds per game over the course of his NBA career.[1] Scurry also played in Greece for Olympiacos in the 1988-89 season.[2]

In January 2006, Scurry was named to the Northeast Conference 25th Anniversary Men's Basketball Team.[3]

Carey is the older brother of Moses Scurry, who played on the 1990 UNLV team that won the NCAA Championship.

Brazilian coaching legend Helio Rubens Garcia ranked Scurry as the third most talented player whom he ever coached.[4]


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