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Darryl Dawkins Net Worth

Darryl Dawkins Net Worth is
$5 Million

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Darryl Dawkins Net Worth $5 Million

Former professional basketball player Darryl Dawkins comes with an estimated net worth of $5 million. He attended Maynard Evans High School. He chose to renounce his college qualification, and instead, he used as a adversity candidate for the 1975 NBA Draft. Finally, he was chosen as the initial round (fifth overall) pick of the 1975 NBA Draft from the Philadelphia 76ers. From 1975 through 1982, he played for the 76ers. In 1982, he began playing for the New Jersey Nets until 1987. After his comparatively brief stint together with the Utah Jazz, he spent another two seasons together with the Detroit Pistons. Finally, he began playing in other leagues for teams like Auxilium Torino, Olimpia Philis Milano, Libertas Forl, Harlem Globetrotters, Sioux Falls Sky force, and Winnipeg Cyclone.

Full NameDarryl Dawkins
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 11, 1957
Place Of BirthOrlando, Florida, USA
Height6' 11" (2.11 m)
ProfessionAn American professional basketball player,
EducationMaynard Evans High School,
SpouseJanice Hoderman(m. 2001), Robbin Thornton(m. 1988 - 1998), Kelly Barnes Dawkins(m. 1986 - 1987),
ChildrenTabitha Dawkins, Alexis Dawkins, Nick Dawkins,
ParentsHarriet James, Frank Dawkins
Nicknames“Chocolate Thunder”,
1Coach of the Newark Express of the ABA. [October 2005]
2Shattered a backboard on a dunk at Kansas City's Kemper Arena in a game in 1979. Days later, he broke a backboard in his own home arena, the Philadelphia Spectrum, in a game against the San Antonio Spurs.
3Patented the "Gorilla" dunk, where he would bring the ball behind his head with two hands, then throw the ball through the hoop with trmendous force.
4Second player in NBA history to break a backboard in an NBA game during play (Gus Johnson of the Baltimore Bullets was the first).
5Joined the NBA straight out of high school in 1977.
6Used to name his dunks. Some of his more memorable names: 'Yo Mama', 'Dunk You Very Much', 'Spine Chiller Supreme', 'Get Out of the Wayin', Backboard Swayin', Game Delayin', If You Ain't Groovin', You Best Get Movin'', 'Chocolate Thunder Flying, Glass Flying, Rump Roastin', Bun Toastin', Robinzine Crying, Glass Still Flying, Baby's Crying, Cat's Crying, Glass Breaker I Am Jam.'
7Known for damaging backboards with his dunks.
8Center for the Philadelphia 76ers (1975-1982)


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