David Pope (basketball)
David Pope (April 15, 1962 – October 21, 2016) was an American basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Born in Newport News, Virginia, he attended Norfolk State University.
|Born||April 15, 1962|
Newport News, Virginia
|Died||October 21, 2016 (aged 54)|
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||220 lb (100 kg)|
|High school||Menchville (Newport News, Virginia)|
|College||Norfolk State (1980–1984)|
|NBA draft||1984 / Round: 3 / Pick: 62nd overall|
|Selected by the Utah Jazz|
|1984–1985||Kansas City Kings|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
A 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m), 220 lb (100 kg) small forward, Pope was selected in the third round (62nd overall) of the 1984 NBA draft by the Utah Jazz. His short playing career lasted from 1984–86 with the Kansas City Kings and the Seattle SuperSonics. He died at the age of 54 on October 21, 2016.