Peter Cornell

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Peter Cornell
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Personal information
Born (1976-06-01) June 1, 1976 (age 40)
San Francisco, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school Piedmont (Piedmont, California)
College Loyola Marymount (1996–1998)
NBA draft 1998 / Undrafted
Playing career 1998–2009
Position Center
Career history
1998–1999 Magic City Snowbears
1999 Pennsylvania ValleyDawgs
2000–2001 San Diego Wildfire
2001 Memphis Houn'Dawgs
2001 Partizan
2002 Las Vegas Slam
2002–2003 North Charleston Lowgators
2003–2004 Zhejiang Wanma Cyclones
2004–2005 Guangdong Southern Tigers
2005–2006 Rizing Fukuoka
2006 Sydney Spirit
2007–2008 Hitachi Sunrockers
2008–2009 Toshiba Brave Thunders Kanagawa

Peter Vasilevich Cornell (born June 1, 1976) is a retired American professional basketball player. In his 12-year career, he played for over 30 teams, in 15 various leagues, and in 7 different countries. He also moonlights as an actor, and has been in over 60 national and international commercial campaigns and a few basketball themed movies. Most notably, he played the character of Vakidis in 2008 film Semi-Pro.

Early life[edit]

Cornell was born in San Francisco, California and raised in the small affluent town of Piedmont, California in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. He graduated from Piedmont High School in 1994 and received a full basketball scholarship to play at Loyola Marymount University.

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