Jerry Reynolds (basketball, born 1962)

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Jerry Reynolds
Personal information
Born (1962-12-23) December 23, 1962 (age 56)
Brooklyn, New York
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolAlexander Hamilton
(Brooklyn, New York)
CollegeLSU (1982–1985)
NBA draft1985 / Round: 1 / Pick: 22nd overall
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
Playing career1985–2001
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
Number35, 44
Career history
19851988Milwaukee Bucks
1988–1989Seattle SuperSonics
19891993Orlando Magic
1995Atlanta Trojans (USBL)
1995Connecticut Pride (CBA)
1995–1996Milwaukee Bucks
1996–1997Polti Cantù (Italy)
1997Connecticut Pride (CBA)
1997Gigantes de Carolina (Puerto Rico)
1997–1998Fontanafredda Siena (Italy)
1999Indios de Mayagüez (Puerto Rico)
2000Brooklyn Kings (USBL)
2000Achilleas (Cyprus)
2001Florida Sea Dragons (USBL)
Career NBA statistics
Points4,036 (9.1 ppg)
Rebounds1,317 (3.0 rpg)
Assists904 (2.0 apg)
Stats at

Jerry "Ice" Reynolds (born December 23, 1962) is an American retired professional basketball player who was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1st round (22nd overall) of the 1985 NBA Draft. A 6'8" guard-forward from LSU and Madison Area Technical College, Reynolds played in eight NBA seasons from 1985–92 until 1995–96. He played for the Bucks, Seattle SuperSonics and Orlando Magic. His best year as a pro came during the 1989–90 season as a member of the Magic, appearing in 67 games and averaging 12.8 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 1.39 steals per game.

Reynolds is credited with being the first person noted to have used the term "24/7", when he described his jump shot as being "good 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year".[1]

Reynolds was also the beneficiary of Scott Skiles' record-breaking 30th assist on December 30, 1990 against the Denver Nuggets.


  1. ^ "Where does 24/7 come from?". BBC News. 25 July 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-04.

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