Full name: Hersey R. Hawkins, Jr.
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: September 29, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: BU Braves, Peoria (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
Hersey Hawkins was known as a great shooting guard. He played for Bradley University, leading the nation in scoring as a senior, with 36.3 points per game in 1987/88. He ended his career ranked #7 on the all-time NCAA scoring list. Hawkins was drafted sixth overall by the Los Angeles Clippers in the 1988 NBA Draft, but was traded on draft night to the Philadelphia 76ers. He played with them through 1993 and then was traded to the Charlotte Hornets. Hawkins was with the Hornets for two seasons, then spent four years with the Seattle Supersonics, one season with the Chicago Bulls, and ended his career in 2000/01 back in Charlotte. In 13 NBA seasons, Hawkins averaged 14.7 point per game. He was named to the 1989 NBA All-Rookie team and made the NBA All-Star team in 1990. In 1999 he received the NBA Sportsmanship Award.
After his playing days ended, Hawkins spent time as a high school coach in Arizona, where he also helped develop his sons into college basketball players. He later returned to the NBA as Director of Player Development for the Portland Trail Blazers.
|1988 Summer||22||Seoul||Basketball||Men's Basketball||United States||USA||3||Bronze|
|1988 Summer||22||Seoul||Basketball||United States||USA||Group B||Match #3||1||1988-09-18||USA 97, ESP 53||13||3||0||1||1||0|
|1988 Summer||22||Seoul||Basketball||United States||USA||Group B||Match #5||1||1988-09-20||USA 76, CAN 70||13||0||0||0||2||0|
|1988 Summer||22||Seoul||Basketball||United States||USA||Group B||Match #7||1||1988-09-21||USA 102, BRA 87||5||1||0||1||2||0|
|1988 Summer||22||Seoul||Basketball||United States||USA||Group B||Match #12||1||1988-09-23||USA 108, CHN 57||4||0||0||0||0||0|