Nate Driggers

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Nate Driggers
Personal information
Born (1973-10-12) October 12, 1973 (age 44)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Corliss (Chicago, Illinois)
College Montevallo (1991–1995)
NBA draft 1995 / Undrafted
Position Guard
Number 27
Career history
1995–1996 Quad City Thunder
1996–1997 La Crosse Bobcats
1996–1997 Boston Celtics
Career highlights and awards
  • NAIA Player of the Year (1995)
  • Southern States Player of the Year (1995)
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Nathan Allen "Nate" Driggers (born October 12, 1973) is a retired American basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association for the Boston Celtics. After becoming the all-time leading scorer and 1995 NAIA Player of the Year[1] at the University of Montevallo in Alabama, Driggers appeared in 15 games for the NBA's Boston Celtics in the mid-1990s. He also played professionally in Australia, Belgium and France.[2]

Driggers, who is the only NBA player to have played basketball for the University of Montevallo,[3] scored a total of 36 points for a 1996–97 Celtics team that went 15–67.

Driggers was convicted of selling stolen guns in September 2017. He was sentenced to eight years in prison.[4]


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