Ledell Eackles

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Ledell Eackles
Personal information
Born (1966-11-24) November 24, 1966 (age 49)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Broadmoor
(Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
College San Jacinto College (1984–1986)
New Orleans (1986–1988)
NBA draft 1988 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36th overall
Selected by the Washington Bullets
Playing career 1988–1998
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Number 21
Career history
19881992 Washington Bullets
1992–1993 Rapid City Thrillers (CBA)
1994–1995 Miami Heat
19951998 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.

Eackles played college basketball at the University of New Orleans and prepped at Broadmoor High School in Baton Rouge.

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.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ledrick Eackles joins the Cowboys". McNeese State. Retrieved 3 October 2011. 

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