Known has Hawk, he played several seasons for the Philadelphia 76ers and was selected to one NBA All-Star Team.
He won numerous Player of the Year awards in 1988, his senior year at Bradley University.
He was selected 6th overall in the 1988 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers but his rights were traded to the 76ers on draft day.
All three of his sons went on to play basketball competitively as well.
While playing in Philly, he teamed up with the great Charles Barkley.