Tim Pickett

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Tim Pickett
Personal information
Born (1981-04-18) April 18, 1981 (age 36)
Daytona Beach, Florida
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
High school Mainland (Daytona Beach, Florida)
NBA draft 2004 / Round: 2 / Pick: 44th overall
Selected by the New Orleans Hornets
Playing career 2004–present
Position Small Forward
Career history
2004–2005 Florida Flame
2005–2006 ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne
2006–2007 Rimini Crabs
2007–2008 Andrea Costa Imola
2008 Lukoil Academic
2009 Shanxi Zhongyu
2009 ASU Sports Club
2009–2010 Shaanxi Kylins
2010 Capitanes de Arecibo
2010–2011 Ironi Ashkelon
2011 Jilin Northeast Tigers
2011 Guaiqueríes de Margarita
2011 Meralco Bolts
2012 Xinjiang Flying Tigers
2013 Guaiqueríes de Margarita
2013 Hacettepe Üniversitesi

Timothy Lenard Pickett (born April 18, 1981) is an American professional basketball player. He played collegiately at Florida State University, and was drafted in the 2nd round of the 2004 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Hornets.

On February 2006 he signed for Coopsette Rimini in the Italian second league, LegADue. After five games he was suspended for doping (cannabis), but on September 2006 returned to Rimini after the disqualification.

For the 2007/08 season, he was signed with LegADue team Andrea Costa Imola.[1]

Following that Pickett has also played for PBC Lukoil Academic from Bulgaria, Shaanxi Gaitianli Kylins from China and Capitanes de Arecibo from Puerto Rico.

On September 14, 2010, Pickett signed with Ironi Ashkelon from Israel.[2]

On July 2011, he was signed by the Meralco Bolts. However, he was only able to play a couple of games because of an injury at the 2nd quarter of their game against Talk 'N Text.

On January 6, 2012 Picket signed with the Xinjiang Guanghui Flying Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association, replacing Patrick Mills on the roster. He scored 35 points in his first game with Xinjiang.

He has signed with the Hacettepe Üniversitesi B.K. of the Turkish Basketball Association for 2013-2014 season. He scored 11 points(3/9 FG, 1/5 3PT, 2/2 FT) in his first game with Hacettepe. However, he was released by Hacettepe after the first game.

Personal life[edit]

Pickett was arrested in June, 2014 for soliciting a prostitute in Daytona Beach, Florida.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Il portale del basket bolognese". BolognaBasket.it. Retrieved 2014-06-12. 
  2. ^ "Israeli Basketball, Teams, Scores, Stats, News, Standings". Eurobasket. Retrieved 2014-06-12. 
  3. ^ 6/11/14 8:50pm Yesterday 8:50pm. "Man Attempts to Trade Salad for Blowjob From Undercover Cop". Gawker.com. Retrieved 2014-06-12. 
  4. ^ "Daytona Beach police arrest 10, including local basketball star, in reverse prostitution sting". News-JournalOnline.com. Retrieved 2014-06-12. 

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