Scot Pollard

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12, 1975
Murray, UT
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12, 1975 (age 44)
Murray, UT


Retired basketball center and forward who played 11 seasons in the NBA. He became known during his career for his hairstyles, including a game where he sported a double ponytail, and earned himself the nickname Samurai Scot.

Before Fame

He played college basketball at the University of Kansas, where he was in the top 5 in career blocks and rebounds when he graduated, and was selected 19th overall in the 1997 draft.


Primarily a defensive rotation player, he finished with more rebounds than points in his career. He won the 2008 NBA Championship with the Boston Celtics, his last year in the league. He competed on Survivor: Kaôh Rōng.

Family Life

He grew up with five siblings. His father, Pearl, played basketball at the University of Utah. He married Dawn Pollard.

Associated With

Early in his career, he was traded to the Atlanta Hawks for Christian Laettner.