Donald Hodge (basketball)

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Donald Hodge
Personal information
Born (1969-02-25) February 25, 1969 (age 48)
Washington, D.C.
Nationality American
Listed height 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school Calvin Coolidge (Washington, D.C.)
College Temple (1989–1991)
NBA draft 1991 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33rd overall
Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
Position Center / Power forward
Number 35
Career history
19911996 Dallas Mavericks
1996 Charlotte Hornets
1999 Power Wevelgem
Stats at

Donald Jerome Hodge (born February 25, 1969) is a retired American professional basketball player.

Professional career[edit]

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[citation needed], but had a stint with the Charlotte Hornets. He later landed in Europe to play with the Belgium-based Power Wevelgem basketball club.[1]

Personal life[edit]

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.


  1. ^ Player Donald Hodge Archived April 25, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.

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