Clyde Drexler

Personal Life

The most versatile player, Clyde Drexler was born on 22nd June 1962. He is aged 55 years. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He attended Ross Sterling High School in Houston. His birth sign is Cancer. He majored in finance as graduation. He also used to work in a bank. He was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round of the NBA draft.

His position was shooting guard/small forward. He was number 22. He is 6 feet and 7 inches in height and weighs 95kgs. Clyde Drexler is the ex-American Basketball Swingman. He was the best player of his high school times. He was famed for his momentum and athleticism on the basketball court, he was nicknamed The Glide, by the Houston University.

He was married to Gaynell on 30th December, 1988 but sadly got divorced. He is blessed with three children with Gaynell namely, Austin, Adam and Elise. He re-married in 2014 to Tonya and has one kid name Erica. He has a brother named James and two sisters named Virginia and Denise. They have a family restaurant in Drexler's name as initials World Famous Grill and BBQ. His mother named Eunice Scott takes care of the restaurant. He used to invest in real estate.


He was a part of the dream team, United States Men's Olympic Basketball Team. He was a part of NBA championship in 1995. He serves as an expert commentator for Houston Rockets Home. He was an Olympic gold medalist in 1992. He coached the Cougars in 1998-2000. After his coaching career, he decided to get retired and spend quality time with his family. He won the NBA championship with the rockets in 1995.

He was a part of Phi slama jama, one of the best college basketball teams. He ended his great career with a record of 20000 points, 6000 rebounds and 3000 assists. He was recorded to be as a great shooter. He was awarded as the Southwest Conference Player of the year in 1983. He was awarded the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame in 2001. He was two-time Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee. He was all-time, all-star and a member of the 1992 U.S. Olympic Dream Team.

He was a part of a season at Loyola Marymount and UH. He Co-authored his biography, The Glide, Clyde in 2004 with Portland Tribune Sports. He wrote an introduction to a children's book. He made an appearance on the show married... with children. He starred as a guest in one episode of The Sentinel. He participated in the show called Pros vs Joes. He did a brief role in Streetball, a basketball movie. He made a name and fame for himself as one the greatest players in Portland. He was always a worth champion professional player. He retired in the year 1998. He has earned a Net worth of around $25 million, a sunstantial income, don't you think?

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Last Modified: Mar 8, 2020

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