Roy Tarpley

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Birthday
28, 1964
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jan 9, 2015 (50)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
28, 1964
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jan 9, 2015 (50)

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About

Journeyman post player who played professionally from 1986 to 2006 in many leagues and countries, including for the Dallas Mavericks from 1986 to 1990.

Before Fame

He played college basketball at the University of Michigan, where he was the Big Ten Player of the Year in 1985, and the 7th overall pick in the 1986 NBA draft.

Trivia

During his short NBA career he made the All-Rookie first team in 1987, and was the league's ixth Man of the Year in 1988.

Family Life

He was born in New York City, and went to high school in Detroit.

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He was drafted one spot ahead of Ron Harper.

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