Marcus Camby

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Birthday
22, 1974
Birthplace
Hartford, CT
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
22, 1974 (age 45)
Birthplace
Hartford, CT

About

NBA center known for his shot-blocking and rebounding skills. He was named Defensive Player of the Year in 2007 as a member of the Denver Nuggets.

Before Fame

He won the Naismith College Player of the Year Award while playing for the UMass Minutemen during the 1995–96 season.

Trivia

He led the NBA in blocks 4 times during his career, first with the Toronto Raptors in 1998 and three more times with the Nuggets from 2006 to 2008.

Family Life

In April, 2001, his mother and two sisters were taken hostage by a deranged Hartford resident. The man served 18 years in prison for his crimes. He married Eva Camby and he has two daughters, Milan and Maya.

Associated With

He spent his last NBA season with the New York Knicks, playing behind fellow defensive-minded center Tyson Chandler.