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Encyclopedia > Austin Croshere
Austin Croshere
Position Forward
Height ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Weight 235 lb (107 kg)
Team Dallas Mavericks
Nationality Flag of United States United States
Born May 1, 1975 (1975-05-01) (age 32)
Los Angeles, California
College Providence College
Draft 12th overall, 1997
Indiana Pacers
Pro career 1997–present
Former teams Indiana Pacers (1997–2006)

Austin Nathan Croshere (born May 1, 1975 in Los Angeles, California) is an American professional basketball player in the NBA. In the context of basketball, forward usually refers to one of two positions: Power forward Small forward In addition, some basketball players share the attributes of a small forward and a point guard, and are accordingly called point forwards. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre (or meter, see spelling differences) is a measure of length. ... The pound (abbreviations: lb or, sometimes in the United States, #) is a unit of mass in a number of different systems, including various systems of units of mass that formed part of English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The U.S. National Prototype Kilogram, which currently serves as the primary standard for measuring mass in the U.S. It was assigned to the United States in 1889 and is periodically recertified and traceable to the primary international standard, The Kilogram, held at the Bureau International des Poids et... The Dallas Mavericks (also known as the Mavs) are an NBA basketball team based in Dallas, Texas. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... Providence College is a Catholic college in Providence, Rhode Island, the states capital city. ... 1997 NBA Draft - 25 June 1997 - Charlotte, North Carolina Troy Hudson (SG/PG), Southern Illinois Damon Jones (PG/SG), Houston Mikki Moore (C), Nebraska Ira Newble (SF), Miami (Ohio) Categories: | | ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The 1997-98 NBA season was the 52nd season of the National Basketball Association. ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ...

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Education

He went to Palms Middle School and Crossroads School in Los Angeles County and graduated from Providence College, a Roman Catholic institution in Providence, Rhode Island. Palms Middle School is a grades 6-8 public middle school in the Palms neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA, and is under the jurisdiction of the Los Angeles Unified School District. ... Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences is a private K-12 school in Santa Monica, California. ... Los Angeles County is a county in California and is the most populous county in the United States. ... Providence College is a Catholic college in Providence, Rhode Island, the states capital city. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... Nickname: Beehive of Industry, The Renaissance City, The Divine City Location in Rhode Island Coordinates: Country United States State Rhode Island County Providence Government  - Mayor David N. Cicilline (D) Area  - City  20. ...


Professional career

Indiana Pacers

Croshere was the 12th pick of the 1997 NBA Draft, selected by the Indiana Pacers. 1997 NBA Draft - 25 June 1997 - Charlotte, North Carolina Troy Hudson (SG/PG), Southern Illinois Damon Jones (PG/SG), Houston Mikki Moore (C), Nebraska Ira Newble (SF), Miami (Ohio) Categories: | | ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ...


A 6'10", hard-nosed player who can play the power forward and small forward positions, Croshere has shot 34.3% from three-point range over the course of his nine-year career. In 1999-2000, he had peaked at just the right time as he helped the Pacers advance to the 2000 NBA Finals, marking the Pacers' first Finals appearance in franchise history. Power forward is a position in the sport of basketball. ... LeBron James is one of the premier players listed at small forward. ... The 1999-2000 NBA season was the 54th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The 2000 NBA Finals was the championship round of the 1999-2000 National Basketball Association season. ...


He was rewarded for his performance in the regular season and particularly the playoffs with a hefty contract, which the Pacers soon learned to regret as lamentably, Austin never fully lived up to the promise he'd shown. In fairness to him, Pacers coach Isiah Thomas seldom used him during the three seasons he coached the team. Croshere played 49 games in 2002-03, averaging a career-low 12.9 minutes per game that season as he fell out of the rotation. Isiah Lord Thomas III () (born April 30, 1961, in Chicago, Illinois) is a retired American professional basketball player in the NBA, and is currently the head coach and president of basketball operations for the NBAs New York Knicks. ...


Croshere became an important backup again during the Rick Carlisle years, and was a key contributor against the Detroit Pistons in the 2004 Eastern Conference Finals. Richard Preston Carlisle (pronounced KAHR-lye-uhl) (born October 27, 1959 in Ogdensburg, New York) is a former basketball player and current coach of the NBAs Indiana Pacers. ... The Detroit Pistons are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ...


Dallas Mavericks

On July 5, 2006, Croshere was traded to the Dallas Mavericks for Marquis Daniels.[1] Croshere was the last Pacer remaining from the 1999-2000 Eastern Conference championship team. July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Dallas Mavericks (also known as the Mavs) are an NBA basketball team based in Dallas, Texas. ... Marquis Antwane Daniels (born January 7, 1981 in Orlando, Florida) is a 66 (198 cm), 200 lb (91 kg) shooting guard/point guard for the National Basketball Associations Dallas Mavericks. ... The 1999-2000 NBA season was the 54th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The Eastern Conference of the National Basketball Association is made up of fifteen teams, and organized in three divisions of five teams each. ...


Croshere scored a career high 34 points in a Mavericks 122-102 win against the Seattle SuperSonics on January 30, 2007.[2] This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


Notes

  1. ^ http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=2510579
  2. ^ Mavs get big effort from Croshere to take care of Sonics

External link

  • NBA.com Profile - Austin Croshere

  Results from FactBites:
 
NBA.com: Pacers Mailbox: Austin Croshere (908 words)
Indiana's Austin Croshere averaged 8.3 points and 5.4 rebounds for the Pacers this season.
Croshere: I think the team meeting came as a result of the frustrations that had built up after losing eight out of nine games.
Croshere: You know, with all the great offensive players they have that they were going to get off a good shot.
Austin Croshere - MavsWiki (252 words)
Croshere was the 12th pick of the 1997 NBA Draft, selected by the Indiana Pacers.
Croshere became an important backup again during the Rick Carlisle years, and was a key contributor against the Detroit Pistons in the 2004 Eastern Conference Finals.
On July 5, 2006, Croshere was traded to the Dallas Mavericks for Marquis Daniels.
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