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Charles Oakley
No. 34, 33
Power forward / Center
Personal information
Born December 18, 1963 (1963-12-18) (age 56)
Cleveland, Ohio
Nationality American
High school John Hay
(Cleveland, Ohio)
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
College Virginia Union (1981–1985)
NBA Draft 1985 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9th overall
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Pro career 1985–2004
Career history
1985–1988 Chicago Bulls
1988–1998 New York Knicks
1998–2001 Toronto Raptors
2001–2002 Chicago Bulls
2002–2003 Washington Wizards
2004 Houston Rockets
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA All-Defensive First Team (1994)
  • NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1998)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (1986)
  • NBA All-Star (1994)
Career statistics
Points 12,417 (9.7 ppg)
Rebound 12,205 (9.5 rpg)
Assists 3,217 (2.5 apg)

Charles Oakley (born December 18, 1963) is a retired American NBA basketball player. Oakley played for the Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards and Houston Rockets.


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