|Born||September 9, 1969|
New York City, New York
|Died||June 7, 2016 (aged 46)|
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Listed weight||250 lb (113 kg)|
|High school||Fontana (Fontana, California)|
|NBA draft||1992 / Round: 2 / Pick: 30th overall|
|Selected by the Dallas Mavericks|
|1996–1999||Los Angeles Lakers|
|2000–2003||Los Angeles Clippers|
|2003–2004||New Orleans Hornets|
|2011–2012||Los Angeles Slam|
|2007–2008||Bakersfield Jam (asst.)|
|2010–2011||New Mexico Thunderbirds (asst.)|
|2012||Sioux Falls Skyforce (asst.)|
|2012–2013||Phoenix Suns (asst.)|
|2013–2016||Sioux Falls Skyforce (asst.)|
|2014–2016||Philadelphia 76ers (asst.)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||4,676 (6.2 ppg)|
|Rebounds||2,877 (3.8 rpg)|
|Blocks||499 (0.7 bpg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Sean Lester Rooks (September 9, 1969 – June 7, 2016) was an American professional basketball player. He played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1992 to 2004. He was an Assistant for Player Development for the Philadelphia 76ers. He played college basketball for the Arizona Wildcats, earning all-conference honors in the Pac-10 (known later as the Pac-12) as a senior. He was born in New York City.
For the NBA, Rooks played for the Dallas Mavericks, Minnesota Timberwolves, Atlanta Hawks, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, New Orleans Hornets, and the Orlando Magic. He retired from playing in 2012. He was the assistant coach for the Philadelphia 76ers at the time of his death.
Rooks died on June 7, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from heart disease, aged 46.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Ex-NBA player Sean Rooks, who interviewed for ass't gig with Knicks, reportedly died of heart disease". NYDailyNews.com.
- ↑ Schilken, Chuck (June 8, 2016). "Former Laker and Clipper Sean Rooks dies hours after interviewing for a job with the Knicks". LA Times. Retrieved June 8, 2016.