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Courtney Alexander

Courtney Alexander
Personal information
Born (1977-04-22) April 22, 1977
Bridgeport, Connecticut
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school Charles E. Jordan
(Durham, North Carolina)
College Virginia (1995–1997)
Fresno State (1998–2000)
NBA draft 2000 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13th overall
Selected by the Orlando Magic
Pro career 2000–2006
Position Guard
Number 8, 4, 32
Career history
2000–2001 Dallas Mavericks
2001–2002 Washington Wizards
2002–2003 New Orleans Hornets
Career highlights and awards

Courtney Jason Alexander (born April 27, 1977) is an American former professional basketball player who was a member of three teams in the NBA.

After playing high school basketball at Masuk High School in Monroe, Connecticut Alexander moved to Durham, North Carolina to play for C. E. Jordan High School to finish his high school career. A shooting guard, he played college basketball at University of Virginia and Fresno State, after which he was selected by the Orlando Magic with the 13th overall pick in the 2000 NBA Draft; his rights were traded to the Dallas Mavericks on the same day. He led the nation in scoring in the 1999-2000 season at Fresno State. He played for the Mavericks before being traded during his rookie season to the Washington Wizards where he played until 2002. He was named to the All-Rookie 2nd Team. He was then traded in the offseason to the New Orleans Hornets. A highlight of his career was a 33-point effort for the Wizards against the Toronto Raptors on April 18, 2001[1] when Richard Hamilton was out with injuries. He later signed with the Sacramento Kings but was released before ever playing a game for them. On October 8, 2006, Alexander was signed by the Denver Nuggets[2] after being out of the league for three seasons, but was waived on October 15.[3]

Notes

  1. ^ "Toronto Raptors at Washington Wizards, April 18, 2001". www.basketball-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2007-10-01. Retrieved 2007-03-13. 
  2. ^ Delander, Brady (October 9, 2006). "Former first-rounder Alexander signs on". Denver Post. 
  3. ^ ESPN - NBA Basketball Transactions - National Basketball Association

External links

  • NBA.com Profile
  • NBA stats @ basketballreference.com
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