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Charles Norman "Norm" Richardson (born July 24, 1978) is an American former professional basketball player currently working as an assistant coach for the Erie BayHawks of the NBA Development League. A 6'5" 190[1]/200[2] lb shooting guard, he played college basketball at Hofstra University and had a brief stint in the NBA in 2001-02.

Norman Richardson
Fort Wayne Mad Ants
PositionAssistant coach
LeagueNBA G League
Personal information
Born (1979-07-24) July 24, 1979 (age 39)
Brooklyn, New York
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High schoolGrady (Brooklyn, New York)
CollegeHofstra (1997–2001)
NBA draft2001 / Undrafted
Playing career2001–2010
PositionShooting guard
Number21, 31
Coaching career2012–present
Career history
As player:
2001–2002Indiana Pacers
2002Chicago Bulls
2002–2003Scavolini Pesaro
2003North Charleston Lowgators
2003–2004KK Crvena zvezda
2004Guaiqueríes de Margarita
2005–2005Fayetteville Patriots
2006Paris Basket Racing
2006–2007Cholet Basket
2007Boca Juniors
2007–2008Polonia Warsaw
2008–2009TBB Trier
2009–2010Eisbären Bremerhaven
As coach:
2016–2017Erie BayHawks (assistant)
2017–presentFort Wayne Mad Ants (assistant)
Career highlights and awards



Richardson was signed by the Indiana Pacers as a free agent on September 21, 2001 for whom he played 3 games before being traded, along with Jalen Rose, Travis Best, and a second-round draft pick to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Ron Mercer, Ron Artest, Brad Miller and Kevin Ollie at the trade deadline on February 19, 2002.[3] With the Pacers, Richardson wore jersey number 21 and with the Bulls number 31.[4]

After the 2001–02 NBA season, Richardson played with the team Scavolini Pesaro of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A.[5] He wore jersey number 7.[6] The North Charleston Lowgators of the NBA Development League signed Richardson on January 28, 2003 and waived Richardson on February 21, 2003.[7] With the Lowgators, Richardson played eight games and averaged 6.4 points, 1.9 rebounds, and 1.1 assists each game.[8] He wore #31.[9]

In March 2004, Richardson signed with the team Guaiqueríes de Margarita of the Venezuelan LPB.[10] In his first game with, Richardson scored 15 points, but his team lost.[11]

During the 2005–06 NBA season, Richardson played in the D-League team Fayetteville Patriots with jersey number 20.[12]

In March 2007, Richardson played three games with the Argentine team Boca Juniors before being released due to injury.[13]

Later he played for Polonia Warsaw (Polen first division) and for TBB Trier (Germany first division) in the 2008/2009 season. With Polonia, Richardson wore jersey #12.[14] With TBB Trier, Richardson wore jersey #31.[15]

Coaching careerEdit

On October 20, 2016, Richardson joined the Erie BayHawks as an assistant coach.[16]

On September 27, 2017, Richardson joined the Fort Wayne Mad Ants as an assistant coach.[17]


  1. ^ bio
  2. ^ NBA Draft 2001
  3. ^ Brad Miller's 26 points and 14 boards power Pacers
  4. ^ "Norman Richardson". Retrieved June 2, 2012.
  5. ^ "Norman Richardson". doudiz. Retrieved June 2, 2012.
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  7. ^ North Charleston Waives Norm Richardson
  8. ^ "Norm Richardson D-League stats". Retrieved June 2, 2012.
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  10. ^ "Trotamundos de Carabobo debuta ante Panteras de Miranda" (in Spanish). Terra. March 12, 2004. Retrieved June 2, 2012.
  11. ^ Huertas, Jose Rubicco (March 15, 2004). "Marinos debuta con triunfo en el clasico oriental". El Universal (Venezuela) (in Spanish). Retrieved June 2, 2012.
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  13. ^ Schmidt-Scheuber, Miles (October 3, 2008). "Norman Richardson (TBB Trier) Interview". Archived from the original on October 10, 2008.
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  16. ^ BayHawks Complete Coaching Staff for Upcoming Season
  17. ^ Mad Ants unveil staff

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