Ex-NBA players Sam Perkins, Mark Aguirre participate in youth charity clinic – PHOTOS


Former NBA players Mark Aguirre, Sam Perkins, Morlon Wiley, Stephen Howard and Cincy Powell participated in a charity basketball clinic in Dallas on September 14, according to NBRPA (National Retired Players Association).

The even was held at the Plano Sports Authority 2, which generously teamed up with the City of Plano to donate gym time.

Mark Aguirre was one of the most productive NBA players of his era. He averaged 18.7 ppg as a rookie for Dallas Mavericks. For the next 6 seasons he never averaged below 22.6 ppg in a season, reaching career-high average of 29.5 ppg during the 1983-84 season. Aguirre was a 3-time NBA All-Star (with Mavericks), and won 2 NBA championships with the Detroit Pistons (1989, 1990). He holds career averages of 20.0 ppg, 5.0 rpg and 3.1 apg in 30.0 mpg. Aguirre appeared in total of 923 NBA games, starting in 639.

Sam Perkins played 17 seasons in the NBA, for Dallas Mavericks, LA Lakers, Seattle Supersonics and Indiana Pacers. He appeared in 1286 NBA season games, starting in 757 of them, and averaging 11.9 ppg, 6.0 rpg in 28.5 mpg.

Morlon Wiley played 7 seasons in the NBA for various teams. He appeared in 295 NBA season games, starting in 39 of them, and averaging 3.7 ppg, 2.4 apg in 13.0 mpg.

Stephen Howard, who played both overseas and in the NBA, played for Utah Jazz, San Antonio Spurs and Seattle Supersonics. He appeared in total of 120 career NBA season games, averaging 2.8 ppg in 6.5 mpg.

Cincy Powell, was a 66th overall pick in the 1965 NBA draft, yet never played in the NBA.  The 6’7 forward-center spent his 8-year career in the ABA. He appeared in total of 559 games, averaging 16.3 ppg, 7.6 rpg in 31.1 mpg.

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