Dyron Nix

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Dyron Nix
Personal information
Born(1967-02-11)February 11, 1967
Meridian, Mississippi
DiedDecember 15, 2013(2013-12-15) (aged 46)
Atlanta, Georgia
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolFort Walton Beach
(Fort Walton Beach, Florida)
CollegeTennessee (1985–1989)
NBA draft1989 / Round: 2 / Pick: 29th overall
Selected by the Charlotte Hornets
Playing career1989–2000
PositionSmall forward
Career history
1989–1990Indiana Pacers
1990–1991ALM Évreux
1991Grand Rapids Hoops
1991–1992Mayoral Málaga
1992–1993Maccabi Tel Aviv
1993Omaha Racers
1993Grupo Libro Valladolid
1993–1994Rochester Renegade
19947Up Joventut
1994–1995Somontano Huesca
1996Festina Andorra
1996–1997Fórum Filatélico
1997–1998Irakleio B.C
1998–1999Cáceres CB
1999–2000Cantabria Lobos
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Dyron Patrick Nix (February 11, 1967 – December 15, 2013) was an American professional basketball player who was selected by the Charlotte Hornets in the second round (29th pick overall) of the 1989 NBA draft. Nix played only one year in the NBA for the Indiana Pacers during the 1989-90 season. He averaged 2.0 points in 20 games played. He played collegiately at the University of Tennessee and averaged 21.6 ppg during his senior season.

His daughter Cree began her college basketball career at Lipscomb University, then transferred to the University of Illinois at Chicago.[1]

Nix died on December 15, 2013 of pneumonia in Atlanta at the age of 46.[2]


  1. ^ Cree Nix. uicflames.com
  2. ^ "Former Vol Dyron Nix dies at age 46 of pneumonia". Local8now.com. December 15, 2013. Retrieved December 15, 2013.

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