Bonzi Wells

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Birthday
28, 1976
Birthplace
Muncie, IN
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Muncie, IN

About

Former professional basketball player best remembered as a player for teams like the Portland Trailblazers and Houston Rockets. As a college player, he was named the Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year in 1996 and 1998.

Before Fame

At Ball State, he broke the Mid-American Conference scoring record of 2,377 points previously held by Ron Harper.

Trivia

He set the Blazers' single-game playoff scoring record with 45 points against the Dallas Mavericks in 2003.

Family Life

He was born Gawen DeAngelo Wells to his mother, Christine Scaife Coleman, who gave him the nickname "Bonzi."

Associated With

He was co-captains with four-time All-Star Rasheed Wallace on the Portland Trailblazers.