Shea Seals

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Shea Seals
Tulsa Golden Hurricane
PositionAssistant coach
LeagueAmerican Athletic Conference
Personal information
Born (1975-08-26) August 26, 1975 (age 43)
Tulsa, Oklahoma
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolMcLain (Tulsa, Oklahoma)
CollegeTulsa (1993–1997)
NBA draft1997 / Undrafted
PositionShooting guard
Number24
Coaching career2015–present
Career history
As player:
1997–1998Los Angeles Lakers
2002–2003Mobile Revelers
As coach:
2015–presentTulsa (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Shea Brandon Seals (born August 26, 1975) is a retired American professional basketball player. He played in four games with the Los Angeles Lakers during the 1997–98 NBA season. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Seals was listed as 6'5" (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) guard. He is currently an assistant coach at the University of Tulsa.[1]

Seals, who played collegiately for the Tulsa Golden Hurricane men's basketball team and is still their all-time career scoring leader,[1] also played in the ABA with the Indiana Legends and the Kansas City Knights, in the NBDL with the Mobile Revelers, and professionally in France with Villeurbanne and Chalon-sur-Saône. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have retired Seals' number (#21).[1] He served eight years[1] as the head basketball coach at Booker T. Washington High School[2] in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

He is probably best remembered for his performance against Dream Team III on July 6, 1996, the first exhibition game prior to the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Dream Team III won the Gold. He scored 20 points, leading all players on both squads, for his Collegiate All-Star team. Despite his amazing game which helped the College Stars build a 17-point lead at the half, Dream Team III managed to win 96-90.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Former Tulsa star Shea Seals added to Danny Manning's staff - ESPN
  2. ^ "Seals is welcomed as coach". Barry Lewis:tulsaworld.com. Retrieved 2007-05-15. External link in |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ "Dream Team v. USA Select Team Box Score".

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