March 28, 1968 |
Coral Gables, Florida
|Nationality||American / Italian|
|Listed height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school||Hialeah-Miami Lakes
|College||NC State (1987–1991)|
|NBA draft||1991 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36th overall|
|Selected by the Orlando Magic|
|1992–1993||Rapid City Thrillers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Christopher "Chris" Corchiani Sr. (born March 28, 1968) is a retired American-Italian professional basketball player. At a height of 1.85 m (6'1") tall, and a weight of 88 kg (195 lbs.), played at the point guard position.
Corchiani's college basketball career lasted from 1988 to 1991, at North Carolina State University, where he played with the NC State Wolfpack. Corchiani was the first NCAA Division I player to record 1,000 assists in a career. In the 1990–91 season, he led the nation in assists per game average, at 9.7 per game. At the time he finished his career, he was in 5th place on the NCAA's all-time steals list.
Corchiani was selected by the Orlando Magic, with the 9th pick of the 2nd round (36th overall), of the 1991 NBA draft. In addition to the Magic, he played with two other NBA teams, the Boston Celtics and the Washington Bullets. He also played professionally in Italy, Turkey, Spain, and Germany.
- List of NCAA Division I men's basketball players with 20 or more assists in a game
- List of NCAA Division I men's basketball career assists leaders
- List of NCAA Division I men's basketball season assists leaders
- List of NCAA Division I men's basketball career steals leaders