October 27, 1959 |
Neptune Township, New Jersey
|Listed height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Listed weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|High school||Long Branch
(Long Branch, New Jersey)
|College||William Paterson (1977–1981)|
|NBA draft||1981 / Round: 7 / Pick: 150th overall|
|Selected by the Kansas City Kings|
|Number||5, 10, 11|
|1986–1987||Rapid City Thrillers|
|1988||Rapid City Thrillers|
|1989||Portland Trail Blazers|
|1989–1993||Bayer Giants Leverkusen|
|1994–1995||Rapid City Thrillers|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Clinton Wheeler (born October 27, 1959) is a retired American professional basketball player. He was a 6'1" (185 cm) 185 lb (84 kg) point guard and played collegiately at Division III's William Paterson University. In his brief NBA career from 1987 to 1989 he played for three teams.
During the 1980s, Wheeler played frequently in the Jersey Shore Basketball League which was a Pro-Am league that played outdoors at the Headliner in Neptune, NJ. NBA players and NJ residents like Kelly Tripucka, Roy Hinson, and Mike O'Koren also played. Wheeler's spectacular plays were memorialized by the PA announcer with "Wow Wheeler!" after an impressive basket.
- Augsburg's Devean George in the NBA with the Dallas Mavericks!
- Clinton Wheeler, database Basketball. Accessed October 1, 2007.
- 1981 NBA Draft, basketballreference.com
- Albany Patroons History
- NBA stats @ basketballreference.com