Chuck person

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Basketball player
Chuck person
Chuck Person in 2010.jpg
Player information
Full name Chuck Connors person
Nickname The Rifleman
birthday June 27, 1964
place of birth Brantley , United States
size 203 cm
position Small forward
college Auburn
NBA draft 1986 , 4th pick, Indiana Pacers
Clubs as active
1986-1992 Indiana Pacers 1992-1994 Minnesota Timberwolves 1994-1998 San Antonio Spurs 1999 Charlotte Hornets 1999-2000 Seattle SuperSonicsUnited StatesUnited States
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Chuck Connors Person (born June 27, 1964 in Brantley , Alabama ) is a retired American basketball player . He played in the small forward position. Among other things, he was active with the Indiana Pacers , the Minnesota Timberwolves and the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA .

Player career

Person was selected in fourth place by the Pacers in the 1986 NBA draft and spent six years there, where he stood out as a high-profile scorer and scored an average of 19 points. In 1987 Person received the NBA Rookie of the Year Award , leading the NBA All-Rookie Team of that year. In 1992 he moved to the Minnesota Timberwolves , but where his performance deteriorated and he was not very successful with the team. He moved to Spurs in 1994, where he came from the bank and averaged 11 points. Due to a serious injury, he suspended the entire 1996-97 season. He played his last years in Charlotte and Seattle, where he saw only sporadic playing time. Chuck Person is considered one of the NBA's most dangerous three shooters. In total, he hit 1,220 litters from beyond the triple line in his career. Person currently ranks 21st on the NBA's all-time best list for transformed three-point throws. His career average is 14.7 points per game.

Coaching career

Chuck Person was an assistant coach with the Indiana Pacers for two years before joining the Sacramento Kings on August 1, 2007 . Here he was also an assistant coach. Between 2009 and 2013 he was assistant coach with the Los Angeles Lakers , with whom he also won the 2010 NBA championship. After a short stopover in South Korea, he now works in the D-League with the Auburn Tigers in the same position.


He is the older brother of former NBA player Wesley Person.


  1. ^ Kings add former NBA players Chuck Person and Randy Brow to Coaching Staff ,, August 2, 2007

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