Ledell Eackles (born November 24, 1966) is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Washington Bullets in the second round (36th overall pick) of the 1988 NBA draft. Eackles played in seven NBA seasons for the Bullets, Miami Heat and Washington Wizards, averaging 10.8 ppg in his career. His best season came during 1989–90 when he appeared in 78 games for the Bullets averaging 13.5 points.

Ledell Eackles
Personal information
Born (1966-11-24) November 24, 1966 (age 53)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High schoolBroadmoor
(Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
College
NBA draft1988 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36th overall
Selected by the Washington Bullets
Playing career1988–2000
PositionShooting guard
Number21
Career history
19881992Washington Bullets
1992–1993Rapid City Thrillers
1994–1995Miami Heat
19951998Washington Bullets / Wizards
1999–2000Richmond Rhythm
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points4,783 (10.8 ppg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Eackles played college basketball at the University of New Orleans and prepped at Broadmoor High School in Baton Rouge.

One of Eackles' sons, Ledell Eackles Jr., won two state championships at Woodlawn High School in Baton Rouge and went on to play college basketball for Campbell College. Another son, Ledrick, played basketball at McNeese State after transferring from Oakland University.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ledrick Eackles joins the Cowboys". McNeese State. Retrieved 3 October 2011.

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