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. After almost a dozen seasons with the Portland Trail Blazers, Drexler left Portland with his name all over the franchise's record books. A perennial All-Star and a member of the 1992 U.S. Olympic Dream Team, Drexler twice led the Blazers to the NBA Finals. It wasn't until he joined the Houston Rockets however, that he finally earned a championship ring. more...
Full Name: Clyde Austin Drexler Born: 6/22/62 in New Orleans High School: Sterling (Houston) College: Houston Drafted by: Portland Trail Blazers, 1983 (14th overall) Transactions: Traded to Houston Rockets, 2/14/95
Height: 6-7; Weight: 222 lbs. Nickname: Clyde the Glide Honors: Elected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (2004); NBA champion (1995); All-NBA First Team (1992); All-NBA Second Team (1988, '91); All-NBA Third Team (1990, '95); NBA All-Star (1986, '88, '89, 90, '91, '92, '93, '94, '96, '97); One of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996); Olympic gold medalist (1992).