Gerald Paddio

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Gerald Paddio
Personal information
Born (1965-04-21) April 21, 1965 (age 52)
Lafayette, Louisiana
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school Rayne (Rayne, Louisiana)
NBA draft 1988 / Round: 3 / Pick: 24th overall
Selected by the Boston Celtics
Playing career 1988–2004
Position Forward / Guard
Number 24, 21, 14, 35, 4
Career history
1988 Rockford Lightning
1988–1989 Rochester Flyers
1989–1990 BCM Gravelines
1990–1991 Cleveland Cavaliers
1991 Grand Rapids Hoops
1991–1992 Rockford Lightning
1992 Zaragoza
1992–1993 Seattle SuperSonics
1993 Indiana Pacers
1993–1994 Scavolini Pesaro
1994 New York Knicks
1994 Washington Bullets
1994 Rapid City Thrillers
1994–1995 Maccabi Rishon LeZion
1995–1996 Chicago Rockers
1996 Ourense
1996–1997 Maccabi Giv'at Shmuel
1997–1999 Matsuhita Panasonic
2000–2001 Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2001–2002 Las Vegas Slam
2002 Soles de Jalisco
2002–2003 Kahraba Beirut
2003–2004 Ferro Carril Oeste

Gerald James Paddio (born April 21, 1965) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Boston Celtics in the 3rd round (74th overall) of the 1988 NBA draft. A 6'7" guard-forward from Kilgore College and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), Paddio played in three NBA seasons for five different teams. He played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Seattle SuperSonics, Indiana Pacers, New York Knicks and Washington Bullets.

In his NBA career, Paddio played in 129 games and scored a total of 715 points. His most notable year as a professional was during the 1990–91 NBA season as a member of the Cavaliers when he appeared in 70 games and averaged 7.2 ppg.

During his college playing days at UNLV, he was coached by Jerry Tarkanian.

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