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Christopher Corchiani Sr. (born March 28, 1968) is an American-Italian former professional basketball player.[1][2] At a height of 1.85 m (6'1") tall,[3] and a weight of 88 kg (195 lbs.),[4] he played at the point guard position.

Chris Corchiani
Personal information
Born (1968-03-28) March 28, 1968 (age 51)
Coral Gables, Florida
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High schoolHialeah-Miami Lakes
(Hialeah, Florida)
CollegeNC State (1987–1991)
NBA draft1991 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36th overall
Selected by the Orlando Magic
Playing career1991–2002
PositionPoint guard
Number13, 12
Career history
1991–1992Raleigh Bullfrogs
1992Orlando Magic
1992–1993Rapid City Thrillers
1993Washington Bullets
1993Benetton Treviso
1993–1994Boston Celtics
1994–1995Efes Pilsen
1995–1996Bayer Leverkusen
1996–1997Valvi Girona
1998–1999Ducato Siena
1999–2000Pepsi Rimini
2000–2002Tau Cerámica
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

High schoolEdit

Born in Coral Gables, Florida, Corchiani attended Miami's Kendall Acres Academy, and Hialeah-Miami Lakes High School, in Hialeah, Florida.

College careerEdit

Corchiani's college basketball career lasted from 1988 to 1991, at North Carolina State University, where he played with the NC State Wolfpack. Corchiani was the first NCAA Division I player to record 1,000 assists in a career.[5] In the 1990–91 season, he led the nation in assists per game average, at 9.7 per game. At the time he finished his career, he was in 5th place on the NCAA's all-time steals list.

Professional careerEdit

Corchiani was selected by the Orlando Magic, with the 9th pick of the 2nd round (36th overall), of the 1991 NBA draft. In addition to the Magic, he played with two other NBA teams, the Boston Celtics and the Washington Bullets. He also played professionally in Italy, Turkey, Spain, and Germany.[6]

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