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Bimbo Coles

Full name: Vernell Eufaye "Bimbo" Coles
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: April 22, 1968 in Covington, Virginia, United States
Affiliations: Virginia Tech Hokies, Blacksburg (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Other SR Links: Basketball-Reference.com, College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com

Biography

Vernell “Bimbo” Coles played college hoops at Virginia Tech, and then was drafted in the 1990 NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings. He never played for Sacramento, as he was immediately traded to the Miami Heat. Coles played for 14 years in the NBA, mostly as a back-up point guard. He played until 1996 with the Heat, and then played for the Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Boston Celtics, before being traded back to the Heat for his final season in 2003/04. During his NBA career Coles averaged 7.8 points/game and 3.9 assists/game. Coles later became the fitness director at Greenbrier Physical Therapy & Fitness in Lewisburg, West Virgina.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS TRB AST STL TOV BLK
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 3/4 1 1988-09-29 USA 78, AUS 49 5 0 1 0 1 0
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1988-09-28 URS 82, USA 76 6 1 2 1 2 0
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Basketball United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1988-09-26 USA 94, PUR 57 8 2 1 2 0 0
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Basketball United States USA Group B Match #3 1 1988-09-18 USA 97, ESP 53 8 2 0 0 2 0
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Basketball United States USA Group B Match #5 1 1988-09-20 USA 76, CAN 70 8 0 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Basketball United States USA Group B Match #7 1 1988-09-21 USA 102, BRA 87 7 3 0 2 0 0
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Basketball United States USA Group B Match #12 1 1988-09-23 USA 108, CHN 57 10 2 0 1 0 0
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Basketball United States USA Group B Match #14 1 1988-09-24 USA 102, EGY 35 5 4 3 5 0 0
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