Tim Perry

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Tim Perry
Personal information
Born (1965-06-04) June 4, 1965 (age 50)
Freehold, New Jersey
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Freehold (Freehold, New Jersey)
College Temple (1984–1988)
NBA draft 1988 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7th overall
Selected by the Phoenix Suns
Pro career 1988–2001
Position Power forward
Number 34, 23
Career history
19881992 Phoenix Suns
19921995 Philadelphia 76ers
1995–1996 New Jersey Nets
1996–1997 Ourense (Spain)
1997–1998 Pamesa Valencia (Spain)
1998–1999 León (Spain)
1999–2000 TDK Manresa (Spain)
2000–2001 Cáceres (Spain)
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 3,283 (6.8 ppg)
Rebounds 1,911 (4.0 rpg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Timothy D. Perry (born June 4, 1965) is an American professional basketball player, formerly in the NBA.

Following a college career at Temple University, Perry was selected seventh overall by the Phoenix Suns in the 1988 NBA Draft. Through eight NBA seasons, he averaged 6.8 points and four rebounds per game. Charles Barkley claims in Sir Charles: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles Barkley that the Suns had to trade Perry to Philadelphia in 1992 because he was #34, Barkley's number. Perry appeared in three NBA Slam Dunk Contests, finishing 5th in 1989, 7th in 1993, and 5th in 1995.

Perry later became an assistant coach for Holy Family University, Pennsylvania of the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference in NCAA Division II.[1] In 2011, he received a degree in liberal studies from Neumann University.[2]

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