Carlton McKinney

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Carlton McKinney
Personal information
Born (1964-10-21) October 21, 1964 (age 51)
San Diego, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 189 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Nixon-Smiley (Nixon, Texas)
College Tulsa (1983–1985)
SMU (1986–1988)
NBA draft 1988 / Undrafted
Playing career 1988–1996
Position Shooting guard
Career history
1988–1989 Topeka Sizzlers (CBA)
1989 Los Angeles Clippers
1989–1990 Quad City Thunder (CBA)
1990 Santa Barbara Islanders (CBA)
1990–1991 Fabriano Basket (Italy)
1991 New York Knicks
1991–1992 Rapid City Thrillers (CBA)
1992 AEK Athens (Greece)
1992 CAI Zaragoza (Spain)
1992–1993 Fargo-Moorhead Fever (CBA)
1993–1994 Grand Rapids Hoops (CBA)
1992 Sioux Falls Skyforce (CBA)
Career highlights and awards
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Carlton B. McKinney (born October 21, 1964), is a retired professional basketball player. Born in San Diego, California, he is listed at 6'4" and weighed 190 lbs. McKinney played collegiate ball with the University of Tulsa Golden Hurricane (1983–1985) and Southern Methodist University Mustangs (1986–88). He briefly played in the NBA with the Los Angeles Clippers (1989) and the New York Knicks (1991).[1] He played the majority of his professional basketball career in the CBA for the Topeka Sizzlers (1988–89), Quad City Thunder (1989–90), Santa Barbara Islanders (1990), Rapid City Thrillers (1990–91), Fargo-Moorhead Fever (1991–1992), Grand Rapids Hoops (1993–94) and Sioux Falls Skyforce (1994–1996), where he helped win a championship before retiring in 1996. He also played overseas in Europe notably in Italy, Greece and Spain. McKinney is currently the athletic director and boy's basketball coach at his high school alma mater, Nixon-Smiley High School, in Nixon, TX.[2]

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