Power forward who was selected first overall by the Golden State Warriors in 1995 after a stellar two years at the University of Maryland, where he was named Naismith College Player of the Year in 1995; retired with a share of the NBA record for most teams played for in a career: 12.
He starred at Matthew Fontaine Maury High School in Norfolk Virginia before beginning his collegiate career.
He recorded a rap album under the name Joe Beast with two of the featured songs being named Murda Kapital and I Does This.
He raised three children with his wife Yolanda.
He started his career with the Golden State Warriors, where he played alongside Hall of Famer Chris Mullin.