Brent Price

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Brent Price
Personal information
Born (1968-12-09) December 9, 1968 (age 48)
Shawnee, Oklahoma
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 165 lb (75 kg)
Career information
High school Enid (Enid, Oklahoma)
College
NBA draft 1992 / Round: 2 / Pick: 32nd overall
Selected by the Washington Bullets
Playing career 1992–2004
Position Point guard
Number 20, 25
Career history
19921996 Washington Bullets
19961999 Houston Rockets
19992001 Vancouver Grizzlies
2001–2002 Sacramento Kings
2004 Oklahoma Storm
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 2,481 (5.9 ppg)
Assists 1,236 (3.9 apg)
3P% .387
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Hartley Brent Price (born December 9, 1968) is an American retired professional basketball player who played for four teams in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is the brother of 4-time NBA All-Star, Mark Price.

Early Years

Price was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma. His father, Denny Price, served as head coach of the Shawnee High School Wolves. Denny Price was an assistant coach under John MacLeod for the Oklahoma Sooners men's basketball team and then moved to the Phoenix Suns in 1974 also as an assistant coach. After coaching at Sam Houston State, Denny Price opened up a private business in Enid, Oklahoma in 1979, where his sons Brent and Mark played high school ball at Enid High School.[1]

College Career

Brent played college ball at South Carolina for 2 years[2] and later on transferred to Oklahoma for his junior and senior years.[3]

Professional Career

Price was drafted in the second round with the 32nd overall pick in the 1992 NBA draft by the Washington Bullets. He played for the Bullets for 3 years and averaged 6.9 points per game and had a 43.6% field goal percentage. On April 19, 1995, he was waived by the Bullets and then re-signed with the team on October 3, 1995. He signed with the Houston Rockets as a free agent on July 16, 1996.[4] On August 27, 1999, he was traded to the Vancouver Grizzlies as part of a 3-team deal together with Antoine Carr, Michael Dickerson, Othella Harrington and a 1st round draft pick for Steve Francis and Tony Massenburg.[5] On June 27, 2001 he was acquired by the Sacramento Kings with Mike Bibby in exchange with Jason Williams and Nick Anderson.[6]

Personal

Price lives in Enid, Oklahoma, with his wife and four children.[7] His older brother, Mark, who played his college ball at Georgia Tech, played 12 seasons in the NBA with four teams including the Cleveland Cavaliers and Washington Bullets.

References

  1. ^ "William Dennis "Denny" Price". NewsOK.com. July 9, 2000. Retrieved August 10, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Price Hikes Guard Leaves South Carolina". NewsOK.com. July 26, 1989. Retrieved August 10, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Brent Price - SoonerStats - Oklahoma Sooners Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Softball Scores, Records, and Stats". soonerstats.com. Retrieved August 10, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Rockets Sign Brent Price". NewsOK.com. 16 July 1996. Retrieved August 10, 2017. 
  5. ^ "3-way deal sends Francis to Houston". DeseretNews.com. August 28, 1999. Retrieved August 10, 2017. 
  6. ^ "ESPN.com - NBA - Williams' rocky relationship with Kings comes to an end". a.espncdn.com. June 29, 2001. Retrieved August 10, 2017. 
  7. ^ Kingston, Gary (2011-02-18). "Hunting down Grizzlies, 10 years later". Vancouversun.com. Retrieved 2012-06-04. 

External links

  • NBA stats @ basketballreference.com


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