James Posey

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Birthday
13, 1977
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
13, 1977 (age 41)
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH

About

Small forward known for his defensive prowess; played for seven NBA teams from 1999 to 2011, winning NBA Championships in 2006 with the Miami Heat and in 2008 with the Boston Celtics.

Before Fame

He had an illustrious career at Xavier University, and was selected 18th overall in the 1999 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets.

Trivia

Two years after retiring, he took an assistant coaching job in the NBA Development League.

Family Life

He had his first child, a daughter, in 2008.

Associated With

His shining NBA moment came in the 2006 NBA Finals, when he played lockdown defense on Mavericks great Dirk Nowitzki.