Lee Nailon biography

Lee Nailon

Basketball Player

1975 –


Who is Lee Nailon?

Lee Nailon is an American professional basketball player. Nailon was a graduate of South Bend Clay High School, where along with former Purdue player, Jaraan Cornell, he led his basketball team to the 1994 State Championship.

After an all-conference career at Texas Christian University, Nailon was a second round pick of the Charlotte Hornets in the 1999 NBA Draft. He has played for the Hornets, the New York Knicks, Atlanta Hawks, Orlando Magic, Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers. He holds NBA career averages of 8.6 points and 3.1 rebounds per game. His international experience includes playing for Adecco Milano in Italy, Bnei HaSharon in Israel, Lokomotiv Novosibirsk in Russia, Al-Riyadi in Lebanon, Leones de Ponce and Piratas de Quebradillas in Puerto Rico.

In the 2006-07 season, Nailon led Bnei HaSharon to the Israeli Cup final, shocking the everlasting champions, Maccabi Tel Aviv, in the semifinal.

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Feb 22, 1975
South Bend
  • African American
  • United States of America
  • Texas Christian University
  • Butler Community College
Lived in
  • South Bend

on July 23, 2013


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