Tellis Frank

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Tellis Frank
Personal information
Born (1965-04-26) April 26, 1965 (age 51)
Gary, Indiana
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school Lew Wallace (Gary, Indiana)
College Western Kentucky (1983–1987)
NBA draft 1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14th overall
Selected by the Golden State Warriors
Playing career 1987–2001
Position Power forward
Number 32
Coaching career 2015–present
Career history
As player:
19871989 Golden State Warriors
1989–1990 Miami Heat
1990–1991 Phonola Caserta (Italy)
1991 Minnesota Timberwolves
1991–1993 Phonola Caserta (Italy)
1993–1994 Minnesota Timberwolves
1994–1995 Pitch Cholet (France)
1995–1996 TDK Manresa (Spain)
1996–1997 Caja San Fernando (Spain)
1997–1998 León Caja España (Spain)
1998–1999 Scandone Avellino (Italy)
1999–2000 Basket Livorno (Italy)
2000–2001 Longobardi Scafati (Italy)
As coach:
2015 Atlanta Dream (assistant)
Career highlights and awards

As player:

Career NBA statistics
Points 1,710 (6.5 ppg)
Rebounds 1,022 (3.9 rpg)
Stats at

Tellis Joseph Frank Jr. (born April 26, 1965) is an American former professional basketball player and former assistant coach for the Atlanta Dream of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). At 6'10" (2.08 m) and 225 pounds (102 kg) he played as a power forward.

High school & college career[edit]

Frank is a 1983 graduate of Lew Wallace High School (Gary, Indiana). He played college basketball for Western Kentucky from 1983 to 1987.

Professional career[edit]

Frank was selected by the Golden State Warriors in the first round (14th overall pick) of the 1987 NBA Draft. He played for the Warriors (1987–1989), Miami Heat (1989–1990) and Minnesota Timberwolves (1991–1992, 1993–1994) during his five-year NBA career, averaging 6.5 points per game. He was briefly signed by Cleveland Cavaliers in 1995, but did not play in any NBA games for the club.

He also played in Italy, for Phonola Caserta (1990–1993, won the league in 1991), Scandone Avellino (Serie A2, 1998–1999), Basket Livorno (Serie A2, 1999–2000) and Longobardi Scafati (Serie A2, 2000–2001). He also played in the Spanish Liga ACB with three teams in as many years.

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