Wilcox with the Celtics
September 3, 1982 |
Whiteville, North Carolina
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Listed weight||235 lb (107 kg)|
|High school||Whiteville (Whiteville, North Carolina)
William G. Enloe
(Raleigh, North Carolina)
|NBA draft||2002 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8th overall|
|Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
|2002–2006||Los Angeles Clippers|
|2006–2009||Seattle SuperSonics / Oklahoma City Thunder|
|2009||New York Knicks|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Chris Ray Wilcox (born September 3, 1982) is an American former professional basketball power forward and center who last played for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has also played in the NBA with the Los Angeles Clippers, Seattle SuperSonics, Oklahoma City Thunder, New York Knicks and Detroit Pistons.
High School and College career
While at Whiteville High School in Whiteville, North Carolina, he led the basketball team to the 2A State Championship in 1999, before transferring to William G. Enloe High School in Raleigh, NC for his senior year. He then attended the University of Maryland, where he helped the Terrapins win their first NCAA championship in 2002.
While playing for the Sonics in 2005–2006, Wilcox averaged 14.1 points per game and 8.2 rebounds per game. He was on the starting lineup for 23 of his 29 games with the Sonics that season.
On April 4, 2006, Wilcox recorded a career-high 24 rebounds in a win over the Houston Rockets. Wilcox's rebound total was the most by a Sonic player since Jack Sikma grabbed 25 at Utah on February 10, 1983.
On December 9, 2011, Wilcox agreed to a contract with the Boston Celtics for the midlevel exception ($3 million). After being diagnosed with a heart irregularity, he was waived by the Celtics on March 23, 2012. However, Wilcox was later cleared to play, and he re-signed with the Celtics on July 14, 2012.
NBA career statistics
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 14, 2007. Retrieved 2009-02-15.
- Sonics send Radmanovic to Clippers for Wilcox
- Wilcox Has Big Game, Sonics Top Rockets, NBA.com, April 4, 2006
- "Source: Knicks swap Rose for Wilcox". ESPN. Retrieved 2009-02-19.
- Wilcox sings with Pistons
- "Monday's Celtics practice report". The Boston Globe.
- Celtics sign center Ryan Hollins
- Chris Wilcox’ one-year contract no doubt a big deal