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Clyde Drexler

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Clyde Drexler

Born

6/22/1962, New Orleans

Birth Name

Clyde Austin Drexler

Gender

Male
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One of the game's all-time great guards, Clyde "The Glide" Drexler was known for his high-flying yet seemingly effortless swoops to the basket. Drexler twice led the Blazers to the NBA Finals. After almost a dozen seasons with the Portland Trail Blazers, Drexler left Portland with his name…more

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    • Clyde Drexler is a retired NBA player. He has played for the Portland Trailblazers and Houston Rockets.

    • Clyde Drexler has scored 22,195 points, grabbed 6,677 total rebounds, and had 6,125 assists in his NBA career.

    • Clyde Drexler has appeared in 1,086 regular season games. He averaged 20.4 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 5.6 assists in those games.

    • Clyde Drexler has appeared in 145 playoff games. He averaged 20.4 points, 6.9 rebounds, and 6.1 assists in those games.

    • Clyde Drexler has appeared in 9 all-star games. He averaged 10.7 points, 6.9 rebounds, and 6.1 assists in those games.

    • In addition to playing basketball, Clyde Drexler enjoyed tennis, golf, and reading.

    • Clyde Drexler's shoe size is size 14.

    • On January 12, 1997, the Houston Cougars retired Clyde Drexler's #22 jersey.

    • As of 2007, Clyde Drexler and Kenny Carr are the only two Portland Trailblazers to play all 82 regular season games in their rookie season.

    • Clyde Drexler, Hakeem Olajuwon, and Larry Micheaux (of the Houston Cougars) teamed up during college basketball to form the "Phi Slamma Jamma".

    • Clyde Drexler was drafted by the Portland Trailblazers as the 14th overall pick of the first round of the 1983 NBA Draft.

    • Clyde Drexler's career-high in minutes played in a game is 55 minutes. He played 55 minutes against the Dallas Mavericks on December 29, 1989.

    • Clyde Drexler's career-high in blocks in a game is 5 blocks. He had 5 block in a game twice in his career.

    • Clyde Drexler's career-high in steals in a game is 10 steals. He had 10 steals in a game twice in his career.

    • Clyde Drexler's career-high in assists in a game is 16. He had 16 assists in a game against the Sacramento Kings on January 25, 1986.

    • Clyde Drexler's career-high in total rebounds in a game is 18. He grabbed 18 rebounds in a game against the Los Angeles Clippers on March 30, 1995.

    • Clyde Drexler's career-high in free throws made in a game is 15 free throws. He has made 15 foul shots in a game twice in his career.

    • Clyde Drexler's career-high in three-pointers made in a game is 6 three-pointers. He has made 6 threes in a game twice in his career.

    • Clyde Drexler's career-high in points scored in a game is 50. He scored fifty points in a game against the Sacramento Kings on January 6, 1989.

    • Clyde Drexler's height is 6'7". His weight is 222 pounds.

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