Tim Perry

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Tim Perry
Personal information
Born (1965-06-04) June 4, 1965 (age 53)
Freehold, New Jersey
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 201 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
Playing 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
1997–1998 Pamesa Valencia
1998–1999 León
1999–2000 TDK Manresa
2000–2001 Cáceres
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 4 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]

On the October 25, 2017 broadcast of NBA Gametime on the NBA Channel, Dr. Shaquille O'Neal claimed that he had been "dunked on" only three times in his 20-year NBA career. Shaq said he had been dunked on by Michael Jordan, Derrick Coleman, and Tim Perry.

See also


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-02-06. Retrieved 2008-11-06.
  2. ^ 10,000 Graduates Archived 2011-08-30 at the Wayback Machine.

External links

  • Tim Perry's 1992-93 Fleer Ultra Basketball Card

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