Gerald James Paddio (born April 21, 1965) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Boston Celtics in the 3rd round (74th overall) of the 1988 NBA draft. A 6'7" guard-forward from Kilgore College and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), Paddio played in three NBA seasons for five different teams. He played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Seattle SuperSonics, Indiana Pacers, New York Knicks and Washington Bullets.
|Born||April 21, 1965|
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||205 lb (93 kg)|
|High school||Rayne (Rayne, Louisiana)|
|NBA draft||1988 / Round: 3 / Pick: 24th overall|
|Selected by the Boston Celtics|
|Position||Forward / Guard|
|Number||24, 21, 14, 35, 4|
|1991||Grand Rapids Hoops|
|1994||New York Knicks|
|1994||Rapid City Thrillers|
|1994–1995||Maccabi Rishon LeZion|
|1996–1997||Maccabi Giv'at Shmuel|
|2000–2001||Maccabi Rishon LeZion|
|2001–2002||Las Vegas Slam|
|2002||Soles de Jalisco|
|2003–2004||Ferro Carril Oeste|
In his NBA career, Paddio played in 129 games and scored a total of 715 points. His most notable year as a professional was during the 1990–91 NBA season as a member of the Cavaliers when he appeared in 70 games and averaged 7.2 ppg.
During his college playing days at UNLV, he was coached by Jerry Tarkanian.