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Clint Richardson Jr. (born August 7, 1956) is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2nd round (36th overall) of the 1979 NBA draft. A 6'3" guard from Seattle University, Richardson played in nine NBA seasons, from 1980 to 1989, with the 76ers and the Indiana Pacers. He also played for one season (European Cup matches only) for one of the top Greek teams, AEK Athens, as well as a season in Italy. During his NBA career, Richardson played in 586 games and scored a total of 4,084 points. His best year as a professional came during the 1985-86 season as a member of the Pacers, appearing in 82 games and averaging 9.7 ppg. Richardson was a member of the 1982-83 76ers NBA championship team.

Clint Richardson
Personal information
Born (1956-08-07) August 7, 1956 (age 62)
Seattle, Washington
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High schoolO'Dea (Seattle, Washington)
CollegeSeattle (1975–1979)
NBA draft1979 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36th overall
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
Playing career1980–1989
PositionShooting guard
Number4
Career history
19791985Philadelphia 76ers
19851989Indiana Pacers
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points4,084 (7.0 ppg)
Rebounds1,378 (2.4 rpg)
Assists1,461 (2.5 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Early in his NBA career, Richardson cited Magic Johnson, Sidney Moncrief, Elston Turner, Michael Cooper and Don Collins as the best backcourt rebounders, most of whom were former college forwards.[1]

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  1. ^ USA Today. January 13, 1983