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Bruce Bowen
Bowen with the Spurs in 2009
Personal information
Born June 14, 1971 (1971-06-14) (age 50)
Merced, California
Nationality American
High school Edison (Fresno, California)
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College Cal State Fullerton (1989–1993)
NBA Draft 1993 / Undrafted
Pro career 1993–2009
Career history
1993–1994 Le Havre
1994–1995 Évreux
1995 Fort Wayne Fury
1995–1996 Rockford Lightning
1996–1997 Besançon
1997 Rockford Lightning
1997 Miami Heat
1997–1999 Boston Celtics
1999–2000 Philadelphia 76ers
2000–2001 Miami Heat
2001–2009 San Antonio Spurs
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA champion (2003, 2005, 2007)
  • 5× NBA All-Defensive First Team (2004–2008)
  • 3× NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2001–2003)
  • No. 12 retired by San Antonio Spurs
Career NBA statistics
Points 5,290 (6.1 ppg)
Rebounds 2,428 (2.8 rpg)
Assists 1,089 (1.2 apg)
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Bruce Eric Bowen Jr. (born June 14, 1971) is an American former professional basketball player.

Bowen played small forward. He studied at Cal State Fullerton. He went on to play for the National Basketball Association's Miami Heat, Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers, San Antonio Spurs and the Continental Basketball Association's Rockford Lightning. He also played abroad in France.

He was a member of the Spurs teams that won the NBA championships in 2003, 2005 and 2007. Bowen became an informal ambassador for child obesity awareness. He now works as an analyst for ESPN.

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