The Info List - Gary Trent

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Gary Dajaun Trent Sr. (born September 22, 1974) is an American retired professional basketball player.


1 Early life 2 Professional career 3 Personal life 4 See also 5 References 6 External links

Early life[edit] Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Trent played his high school basketball at Hamilton Township High School. During his senior season, he shot 81.4% from the field, which is the national high school record.[1] He played college basketball at Ohio University
Ohio University
in the Mid-American Conference (MAC), where his size and powerful play earned him the nickname "The Shaq of the MAC". Trent was named MAC Player of the Year all three years that he played in Athens (1993, 1994, 1995).[1] Trent's Ohio University
Ohio University
No. 20 jersey was retired on January 21, 2012, during halftime of an Ohio vs. Miami University game. Ohio beat Miami 69–65. Trent was inducted into the MAC Hall of Fame in 2013.[2] Professional career[edit] After college, Trent was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks
with the 11th pick in the 1995 NBA Draft. He was immediately traded to the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for their selection, Shawn Respert. During his NBA career from 1995 to 2004, he played with the Portland Trail Blazers, Toronto Raptors, Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
and Minnesota Timberwolves. Trent re-established his career overseas, first appearing with the Greek club Panellinios BC
Panellinios BC
during the 2004–05 season,[3] then briefly suiting up with the Pallacanestro Virtus Roma
Pallacanestro Virtus Roma
club of Italy
in late 2005,[4] and returning to Greece
to rejoin Panellinios BC
Panellinios BC
for the 2006–2007 season.[3] Personal life[edit] His son, Gary Trent Jr., plays college basketball for the Duke Blue Devils. Trent Jr. was a highly regarded recruit and was listed as a top ten recruit by websites such as ESPN and 24/7 Sports.[5][6] See also[edit]

List of NCAA Division I men's basketball players with 2000 points and 1000 rebounds


^ a b NBA.com player biography Archived 2006-08-31 at the Wayback Machine.. Accessed July 15, 2008. ^ "MAC Announces 2013 Hall of Fame Class". May 30, 2013. Archived from the original on June 3, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2013.  ^ a b DraftExpressProfile: Gary Trent ^ HoopsHype - NBA Players - Gary Trent ^ " Gary Trent Jr.
Gary Trent Jr.
- Basketball
Recruiting - Player Profiles - ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2017-03-11.  ^ " Gary Trent Jr., Prolific Prep, Shooting Guard". 247Sports. Retrieved 2017-03-11. 

External links[edit]

NBA.com Profile TheDraftReview.com - Trent's NBA Draft History NBA stats @ basketballreference.com

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1995 NBA draft

First round

Joe Smith Antonio McDyess Jerry Stackhouse Rasheed Wallace Kevin Garnett Bryant Reeves Damon Stoudamire Shawn Respert Ed O'Bannon Kurt Thomas Gary Trent Cherokee Parks Corliss Williamson Eric Williams Brent Barry Alan Henderson Bob Sura Theo Ratliff Randolph Childress Jason Caffey Michael Finley George Zidek Travis Best Loren Meyer David Vaughn Sherell Ford Mario Bennett Greg Ostertag Cory Alexander

Second round

Lou Roe Dragan Tarlać Terrence Rencher Junior Burrough Andrew DeClercq Jimmy King Lawrence Moten Frankie King Rashard Griffith Donny Marshall Dwayne Whitfield Erik Meek Donnie Boyce Eric Snow Anthony Pelle Troy Brown George Banks Tyus Edney Mark Davis Jerome Allen Martin Lewis Dejan Bodiroga Fred Hoiberg Constantin Popa Eurelijus Žukauskas Michael McDonald Chris Carr Cuonzo Martin Don Reid

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Mid-American Conference
Mid-American Conference
Men's Basketball
Player of the Year

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