Tharon Mayes

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Tharon Mayes
Personal information
Born (1968-09-09) September 9, 1968 (age 48)
New Haven, Connecticut
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school Hillhouse (New Haven, Connecticut)
College Florida State (1987–1990)
NBA draft 1990 / Undrafted
Playing career 1990–2000
Position Shooting guard
Number 25, 8
Career history
1990–1991 Sioux Falls Skyforce
1991 New Haven Skyhawks
1991 Philadelphia 76ers
1991 Sioux Falls Skyforce
1992 Los Angeles Clippers
1992 Sioux Falls Skyforce
1992–1993 Castors Braine
1993 Purefoods TJ Hotdogs
1993 Grand Rapids Hoops
1994 Fargo-Moorhead Fever
1994–1995 Breogán Lugo
1995–1996 Röhndofer TV
1996 Florida Sharks
1996 Formula Shell Zoom Masters
1996 Hapoel Tsfat
1997 Yakima Sun Kings
1997–1998 Covirán Sierra Nevada
1998–1999 Recreativos Orenes Murcia
1999–2000 Hapoel Holon
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Tharon Rex Mayes (born September 9, 1968) is a retired professional basketball player. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, he was listed at 6'3" and weighed 175 lbs. Mayes played collegiate ball with the Florida State University Seminoles (1986–1990). He played the majority of his professional basketball career in the CBA for the Sioux Falls Skyforce (1990–1992), Grand Rapids Hoops (1993), Fargo-Moorhead Fever (1993–1994) and Yakima Sun Kings (1997). He participated in the NBA with brief stints with the Philadelphia 76ers (1991) and Los Angeles Clippers (1992), and also took his game overseas in Belgium for Castors Braine (1992–1993), the Philippines for Purefoods TJ Hotdogs (1993) and Formula Shell Zoom Masters (1996), Germany for Röhndofer TV (1995–1996), Spain for Breogán Lugo (1994–1995), Covirán Sierra Nevada (1997–1998) and Recreativos Orenes Murcia (1998–1999), and Israel for Hapoel Tsfat (1996–1997) and Hapoel Holon (1999–2000). After retiring, Mayes settled in Toronto and started a basketball camp.

Notable Awards[edit]

  • CBA All-Rookie (1991)
  • CBA All-Star (1991)
  • Named one of the 20 Greatest Players in the history of the Sioux Fall Skyforce

Personal life[edit]

Mayes is the stepfather of current Florida State player Xavier Rathan-Mayes.

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