Donald Royal

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Donald Royal
Personal information
Born (1966-05-22) May 22, 1966 (age 51)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school St. Augustine
(New Orleans, Louisiana)
College Notre Dame (1983–1987)
NBA draft 1987 / Round: 3 / Pick: 52nd overall
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Playing career 1987–1998
Position Small forward
Number 15, 5
Career history
1987–1988 Pensacola Tornados
1988–1989 Cedar Rapids Silver Bullets
1989–1990 Minnesota Timberwolves
1990–1991 Maccabi Tel Aviv
1991 Tri-City Chinook
1991–1992 San Antonio Spurs
19921996 Orlando Magic
1996–1997 Golden State Warriors
1997 Charlotte Hornets
1997 Idaho Stampede
1997–1998 Orlando Magic
1998 Charlotte Hornets
Career NBA statistics
Points 3,151 (6.3 ppg)
Rebounds 1,431 (2.8 rpg)
Stats at

Donald Adam Royal (born May 22, 1966) is a retired American professional basketball player, a 6'8" small forward. He played his collegiate basketball at the University of Notre Dame, and was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the third round (52nd overall pick) of the 1987 NBA draft. Royal played in eight NBA seasons for five different teams: Minnesota Timberwolves, San Antonio Spurs, Orlando Magic, Golden State Warriors and Charlotte Hornets.

In his NBA career, Royal played in 504 games and scored a total of 3,161 points. His best period as a professional came during the 1992–93 NBA season as a member of the Magic, appearing in 77 games and averaging 9.2 ppg. Unlike almost all small forwards he is not known for shooting threes. He was the starting small forward on the 1994–95 Orlando Magic.[1]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, Selena (December 13, 1998). "PRO BASKETBALL; Donald Royal's New Struggle". The New York Times. Retrieved November 12, 2017.