Sharone Wright

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Sharone Wright
Personal information
Born (1973-01-30) January 30, 1973 (age 45)
Macon, Georgia
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High schoolSouthwest (Macon, Georgia)
CollegeClemson (1991–1994)
NBA draft1994 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6th overall
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
Playing career1994–2008
PositionPower forward
Number4, 9, 13
Career history
19941996Philadelphia 76ers
19961998Toronto Raptors
2002–2003Hong Kong Flying Dragons
2003–2004Anwil Włocławek
2004–2005Fórum Filatélico
2005–2006Yakama Sun Kings
2005–2006Jeonju KCC Egis
2006–2008EiffelTowers
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points1974 (9.7 ppg)
Rebounds1023 (5.0 rpg)
Assists118 (0.6 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Sharone Addaryl Wright (born January 30, 1973) is a retired American professional basketball player.

Born in Macon, Georgia, he played collegiately at Clemson University from 1990 until 1994.

Wright was selected 6th overall in the 1994 NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers. He played four NBA seasons with the 76ers and Toronto Raptors. His best year as a professional came during his rookie season with the 76ers when he appeared in 79 games and averaged 11.4 points and 6 rebounds per game. He was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team.

While still a member of the Raptors, Wright's NBA career was cut short by a car accident in Macon, Georgia in which he suffered multiple injuries, including broken arms and collarbone. In 203 career games, he averaged 9.7 points (from .456 FG and .618 FT), 5.0 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 22.3 minutes per game.

He also played professionally in Spain, Poland, South Korea as well as in the Netherlands with the EiffelTowers, where he won the Dutch title as a player and also the Dutch cup. He also won the game against Real Madrid [1]

Wright later became a coach for HOOP-CAMPS in Europe.

Coaching Career[edit]

Wright currently coaches in South Carolina with the private coaching service, CoachUp.[2]

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