June 1, 1976 |
San Francisco, California
|Listed height||6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)|
|Listed weight||245 lb (111 kg)|
|High school||Piedmont (Piedmont, California)|
|College||Loyola Marymount (1996–1998)|
|NBA draft||1998 / Undrafted|
|1998–1999||Magic City Snowbears|
|2000–2001||San Diego Wildfire|
|2002||Las Vegas Slam|
|2002–2003||North Charleston Lowgators|
|2003–2004||Zhejiang Wanma Cyclones|
|2004–2005||Guangdong Southern Tigers|
|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.
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.