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Dwayne Eddie McClain (born February 7, 1963) is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Indiana Pacers in the second round (27th pick overall) of the 1985 NBA draft.

Dwayne McClain
Personal information
Born2/7/1963 age 56
Worcester, Massachusetts
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolHoly Name
(Worcester, Massachusetts)
CollegeVillanova (1981–1985)
NBA draft1985 / Round: 2 / Pick: 27th overall
Selected by the Indiana Pacers
Playing career1985–1997
PositionShooting guard
Number44
Career history
1985–1986Indiana Pacers
1986–1987SLUC Nancy
1987–1988Caen
1988New Haven Skyhawks
1988–1989Rockford Lightning
1989–1990La Crosse Catbirds
1991–1993Sydney Kings
1993–1994Milon B.C.
1996Gold Coast Rollers
1997Brisbane Bullets
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

He played in the NBA for one season and was drafted from Villanova University. As a member of the Pacers during the 1985–86 season, he averaged 3.5 points in 45 games played. McClain was a member of Villanova's National Championship team in 1985.

McClain also played professionally in France, Canada, the Philippines, Indonesia and Greece before finishing his career in Australia.

McClain had a career in Australia in the National Basketball League (NBL) during the early 1990s. He started in Australia in 1991 with the Sydney Kings, staying with the team until the end of 1993. After three years away he returned to the NBL for a season with the Gold Coast Rollers in 1996, followed by his last season in Australia in 1997 with the Brisbane Bullets. McClain's record in Australia saw him just miss out on a place on the NBL's 25th Anniversary Team, being the third alternate in voting. He played 105 games in the NBL, averaging 25.4 points, 6.8 rebounds and 5 assists per game.[1]

He was the most valuable player (MVP) of the 1989 Continental Basketball Association All-Star Game.[2]

On October 10, 2013, McClain was named in the Sydney Kings 25th Anniversary Team.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.fiba.com/pages/en/news/latest_news_article.asp?r_act_news=12421&r_cat=8
  2. ^ "CBA All-Star Games". Continental Basketball Association. Retrieved 2008-09-05.
  3. ^ MightyMite Sydney Kings announce 25th Anniversary Team Archived October 13, 2013, at the Wayback Machine

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