Donald Hodge (basketball)
February 25, 1969 |
|Listed height||7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)|
|Listed weight||230 lb (104 kg)|
|High school||Calvin Coolidge (Washington, D.C.)|
|NBA draft||1991 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33rd overall|
|Selected by the Dallas Mavericks|
|Position||Center / Power forward|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Donald Jerome Hodge (born February 25, 1969) is a retired American professional basketball player.
Born in Washington, D.C., Hodge began his sports career as a stellar athlete at Coolidge High School in and later played college basketball at Temple University. He was selected by the Dallas Mavericks in the 2nd round (33rd overall) of the 1991 NBA Draft and would go on to average 4.7 ppg in 5 NBA seasons. He played mainly for the Mavericks, where he was a fan favorite, but had a stint with the Charlotte Hornets. He later landed in Europe to play with the Belgium-based Power Wevelgem basketball club.
On July 8, 2011, Hodge pleaded guilty in federal court in Alexandria, VA to conspiring to distribute marijuana, cocaine and crack cocaine. He was sentenced to 5 years in prison.
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