November 24, 1966 |
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||220 lb (100 kg)|
(Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
|NBA draft||1988 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36th overall|
|Selected by the Washington Bullets|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|1992–1993||Rapid City Thrillers|
|1995–1998||Washington Bullets / Wizards|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||4,783 (10.8 ppg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Ledell Eackles (born November 24, 1966) is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Washington Bullets in the second round (36th overall pick) of the 1988 NBA draft. Eackles played in seven NBA seasons for the Bullets, Miami Heat and Washington Wizards, averaging 10.8 ppg in his career. His best season came during 1989–90 when he appeared in 78 games for the Bullets averaging 13.5 points.
One of Eackles' sons, Ledell Eackles Jr., won two state championships at Woodlawn High School in Baton Rouge and went on to play college basketball for Campbell College. Another son, Ledrick, played basketball at McNeese State after transferring from Oakland University.
- "Ledrick Eackles joins the Cowboys". McNeese State. Retrieved 3 October 2011.
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