Ed Stokes

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Ed Stokes
Personal information
Born (1971-09-03) September 3, 1971 (age 45)
Syracuse, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight 264 lb (120 kg)
Career information
High school St. Bernard
(Los Angeles, California)
College Arizona (1989–1993)
NBA draft 1993 / Round: 2 / Pick: 35th overall
Selected by the Miami Heat
Playing career 1993–2002
Position Center
Number 41
Career history
1993–1994 Panionios
1994 Olimpia Stefanel Milano
1995–1996 Aris
1996 Titanes de Morovis
1996–1997 Telemarket Roma
1997 Titanes de Morovis
1997 Toronto Raptors
1998 Mabo Pistoia
1998–1999 Keravnos
2000–2000 F.C. Porto
2001 Libertad de Sunchales
2001–2002 STB Le Havre
2002 Rimini Crabs
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Edward Kobie "Ed" Stokes (born September 3, 1971) is an American former professional basketball player, who played at the center position.

Stokes attended the University of Arizona. During his collegiate career, he scored 984 points, grabbed 644 rebounds and blocked 167 shots. He was selected by the Miami Heat in the 1993 NBA draft (2nd round, 35th overall).

Stokes started his professional career in Greece, playing for Panionios BC. He went on to represent Stefanel Milano, Aris Thessaloniki, Titanes de Morovis (Puerto Rico), Telemarket Roma, Toronto Raptors, Pistoia Olimpia, Keravnos (Cyprus), FC Porto, Libertad de Sunchales, STB Le Havre and Crabs Rimini.

In the NBA, Stokes' rights were traded by the Heat to the Washington Bullets in 1995, but he was released without appearing for the team in any regular season games. He was also under preseason contract with the Denver Nuggets (October 1996) and Seattle SuperSonics (October 1997 and September–October 2000). He would appear sparingly for the Toronto Raptors in 1997–98 (4 games, 0.8 PPG and 1.0 RPG in 4.3 minutes).