Charles Claxton (basketball)

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Charles Caxton
Personal information
Born (1970-12-13) December 13, 1970 (age 48)
Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
NationalityAmerican
Listed height7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
High schoolMiami Carol City
(Miami, Florida)
CollegeGeorgia (1991–1995)
NBA draft1994 / Round: 2 / Pick: 50th overall
Selected by the Phoenix Suns
Playing career1995–2000
PositionCenter
Number51
Career history
1995Boston Celtics
1996Criollos de Caguas
1996–1997Anwil Włocławek
1997–1998Atletas Kaunas
1999–2000Brighton Bears
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Charles Claxton Jr. (born December 13, 1970) is an American former professional basketball player.

Born in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, he attended Miami Carol City High School in Miami, Florida, and played collegiately for the University of Georgia.

He was selected by the Phoenix Suns in the second round (50th pick overall) of the 1994 NBA draft.

He played for the Boston Celtics (1995–96) in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for 3 games. He also was under contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers (October 1995) and Utah Jazz (October 1996), but did not play in any regular season NBA games for those teams.

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