Elmer Bennett

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Elmer Bennett
Personal information
Born (1970-02-13) February 13, 1970 (age 48)
Evanston, Illinois
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight170 lb (77 kg)
Career information
High schoolBellaire (Bellaire, Texas)
CollegeNotre Dame (1988–1992)
NBA draft1992 / Round: 2 / Pick: 38th overall
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
Playing career1992–2008
PositionPoint guard
Number12, 5, 6, 14
Career history
1992Rochester Renegade
1992–1993Grand Rapids Hoops
1993–1994Fargo-Moorhead Fever
1994–1995Oklahoma City Cavalry
1995Cleveland Cavaliers
1995Victoria Libertas Pesaro
1995Philadelphia 76ers
1995–1996Oklahoma City Cavalry
1996CRO Lyon Basket
1996Houston Rockets
1997Denver Nuggets
1997Oklahoma City Cavalry
1997–2003TAU Cerámica
2003–2005Real Madrid
2005–2007Joventut Badalona
2008Sevilla
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Elmer James Bennett (born February 13, 1970) is an American former professional basketball player. At a height of 6'0" (1.83 m), he played at the point guard position.

High school[edit]

Bennett played competitively for Bellaire High School, in Bellaire, Texas.

College career[edit]

Bennett played college basketball at the University of Notre Dame, with the Fighting Irish, from 1988 to 1992.

Professional career[edit]

Bennett was selected by the Atlanta Hawks, in the second round (38th overall) of the 1992 NBA draft. Bennett played in 21 career games in the NBA, in a span of three seasons. He averaged 2.3 points per game over his NBA career.

Bennet played with Rochester Renegade, the Grand Rapids Hoops, the Fargo-Moorhead Fever and the Oklahoma City Cavalry in the Continental Basketball Association. His first European club was in Italy, as he played with Victoria Libertas Pesaro in 1995. He also played with CRO Lyon Basket in 1996.

Bennett played most of his professional career in Spain. He landed in TAU Cerámica in 1997 and stayed there until 2003. He then played with Real Madrid, DKV Joventut and Cajasol Sevilla. Among his accomplishments are featured the 2001–02 Spanish League title with TAU Cerámica, two Spanish King's Cups with TAU also in 1999 (named also MVP) and 2002, another league in 2004–05 with Real Madrid and the 2005–06 FIBA EuroCup with DKV Joventut.

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