Elmer Bennett

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Elmer Bennett
Personal information
Born (1970-02-13) February 13, 1970 (age 48)
Evanston, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight 170 lb (77 kg)
Career information
High school Bellaire (Bellaire, Texas)
College Notre Dame (1988–1992)
NBA draft 1992 / Round: 2 / Pick: 38th overall
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
Playing career 1992–2008
Position Point guard
Number 12, 5, 6, 14
Career history
1992 Rochester Renegade
1992–1993 Grand Rapids Hoops
1993–1994 Fargo-Moorhead Fever
1994–1995 Oklahoma City Cavalry
1995 Cleveland Cavaliers
1995 Victoria Libertas Pesaro
1995 Philadelphia 76ers
1995–1996 Oklahoma City Cavalry
1996 CRO Lyon Basket
1996 Houston Rockets
1997 Denver Nuggets
1997 Oklahoma City Cavalry
1997–2003 TAU Cerámica
2003–2005 Real Madrid
2005–2007 Joventut Badalona
2008 Sevilla
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Elmer James Bennett (born February 13, 1970) is an American former professional basketball player. At a height of 6'0" (1.83 m), he played at the point guard position.

High school

Bennett played competitively for Bellaire High School, in Bellaire, Texas.

College career

Bennett played college basketball at the University of Notre Dame, with the Fighting Irish, from 1988 to 1992.

Professional career

Bennett was selected by the Atlanta Hawks, in the second round (38th overall) of the 1992 NBA draft. Bennett played in 21 career games in the NBA, in a span of three seasons. He averaged 2.3 points per game over his NBA career.

Bennet played with Rochester Renegade, the Grand Rapids Hoops, the Fargo-Moorhead Fever and the Oklahoma City Cavalry in the Continental Basketball Association. His first European club was in Italy, as he played with Victoria Libertas Pesaro in 1995. He also played with CRO Lyon Basket in 1996.

Bennett played most of his professional career in Spain. He landed in TAU Cerámica in 1997 and stayed there until 2003. He then played with Real Madrid, DKV Joventut and Cajasol Sevilla. Among his accomplishments are featured the 2001–02 Spanish League title with TAU Cerámica, two Spanish King's Cups with TAU also in 1999 (named also MVP) and 2002, another league in 2004–05 with Real Madrid and the 2005–06 FIBA EuroCup with DKV Joventut.

External links

  • Elmer Bennett at acb.com (in Spanish)
  • Elmer Bennett at euroleague.net
  • Elmer Bennett at fibaeurope.com
  • Elmer Bennett at legabasket.it (in Italian)

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