Sherron Mills

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Sherron Mills
Personal information
Born (1971-07-29)July 29, 1971
Salisbury, Maryland
Died January 17, 2016(2016-01-17) (aged 44)
Baltimore, Maryland
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Snow Hill (Snow Hill, Maryland)
College
NBA draft 1993 / Round: 2 / Pick: 29th overall
Selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves
Playing career 1993–2000
Position Power forward
Career history
1993–1995 BCM Gravelines
1995–1996 Cx Orologi Siena
1996–1997 Galatasaray
1998–1999 TDK Manresa
1999–2000 Tau Cerámica

Sherron Mills (July 29, 1971 – January 17, 2016) was an American basketball player from Salisbury, Maryland. A 6'9" forward, he played for Snow Hill High School, leading the team to the 1989 Maryland 1-A Boys Basketball State Championship.[1]

He played college ball for Virginia Commonwealth University. He was drafted 29th overall in the 1993 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves.[2] He did not make an NBA roster, but played professionally in Europe.[3]

Playing in the Italian Serie A for Cx Orologi Siena during the 1995-96, he topped the league in rebounding.

Mills died at a hospital in Baltimore, Maryland from complications of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) on January 17, 2016, at the age of 44.[4] He was survived by his wife, Shondra, a daughter, and an older son.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Former Snow Hill Great Dies From ALS". WBOC-TV. January 17, 2016. Retrieved January 17, 2016. 
  2. ^ 1993 NBA Draft. basketball-reference.com
  3. ^ Mike Harris. "VCU star must regroup with agent". Richmond Times-Dispatch. June 30, 1994. C1.
  4. ^ "Snow Hill basketball's Sherron Mills dead at 44 after battle with ALS". Delmarva Daily Times. 17 January 2016. 

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