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Sam Perkins

Full name: Samuel Bruce "Sam" Perkins
Nickname(s): The Big Smooth
Gender: Male
Height: 6-8.5 (205 cm)
Weight: 234 lbs (106 kg)
Born: June 14, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Affiliations: North Carolina Tar Heels, Chapel Hill (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

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Biography

Sam Perkins, a power forward, played college basketball for the University of North Carolina, helping them win the 1982 NCAA title. In college he was second-team All-American in 1982 and first-team in 1983-84. He was the fourth overall pick of the 1984 NBA draft, chosen by the Dallas Mavericks. Perkins played with the Mavericks from 1984-90, and then played with the Los Angeles Lakers (1990-93), Seattle SuperSonics (1993-98), and Indiana Pacers (1998-2001). Perkins was a member of the 1985 NBA All-Rookie Team. During his NBA career, Perkins averaged 11.9 points/game, scoring 15,324 points, and averaging 6.0 rebounds/game. In 2002 Perkins was chosen as a member of the ACC (Atlantic Coast Conference) 50th Anniversary team.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS TRB AST STL TOV BLK
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1984-08-10 USA 96, ESP 65 12 7 1 2 5 1
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1984-08-08 USA 78, CAN 59 8 11 4 0 2 3
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Basketball United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1984-08-06 USA 78, FRG 67 4 2 1 1 0 2
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Basketball United States USA Group B Match #2 1 1984-07-29 USA 97, CHN 49 2 4 0 0 2 1
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Basketball United States USA Group B Match #5 1 1984-07-30 USA 89, CAN 68 10 2 1 0 2 0
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Basketball United States USA Group B Match #8 1 1984-08-01 USA 104, URU 68 14 2 1 1 3 3
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Basketball United States USA Group B Match #11 1 1984-08-03 USA 120, FRA 62 4 4 0 1 0 0
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Basketball United States USA Group B Match #13 1 1984-08-04 USA 101, ESP 68 11 11 2 2 4 2
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