Basketball Without Borders, Americas: Sam Perkins
Height/Weight: 6 ft 9 in / 235 lbs
Born: June 14, 1961
College: North Carolina
Years in the NBA: 18
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Dallas Mavericks (1984-1990)
Los Angeles Lakers (1990-1993)
Seattle SuperSonics (1993-1998)
Indiana Pacers (1998-2001)
- Perkins was a member of the 1982 NCAA Champion North Carolina Tar Heels team.
- Perkins was co-captain of the gold-medal winning 1984 U.S. Olympic basketball team
- Named to the NBA All-Rookie first team in 1985 after being drafted by the Dallas Mavericks with the 4th overall pick in the 1984 NBA Draft.
- Known by the nicknames “Big Smooth” and “Sleepy Sam”.
- Was Michael Jordan’s teammate at University of North Carolina.