FACTOID # 19: Cheap sloppy joes: Looking for reduced-price lunches for schoolchildren? Head for Oklahoma!
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Rick Mahorn
Rick Mahorn at Detroit Shock Media Day, April 23, 2007
Rick Mahorn at Detroit Shock Media Day, April 23, 2007
Position Power forward
Height ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Weight 270 lb (120 kg)
Born September 21, 1958 (1958-09-21) (age 49)
Hartford, Connecticut
High school Weaver in Hartford, CT
College Hampton
Draft 2nd round, 35th overall, 1980
Washington Bullets
Pro career 1980–1999
Former teams Washington Bullets (1980–1985)
Detroit Pistons (1985–1989)
Philadelphia 76ers (1989–1991)
Aeroporti Di Roma (1991–1992)
New Jersey Nets (1992–1996)
Detroit Pistons (1996–1998)
Philadelphia 76ers (1999)

Derrick (Rick) Allen Mahorn (born September 21, 1958 in Hartford, Connecticut) is a former NBA basketball player who, at 6'10, played power forward and center, most notably for the Detroit Pistons. Mahorn played college ball at Hampton University. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 547 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (945 × 1035 pixel, file size: 80 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Detroit Shock is a Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA) team based in Detroit, Michigan. ... is the 113th day of the year (114th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Power forward is a position in the sport of basketball. ... 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. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... Look up pound in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Kg redirects here. ... is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jan. ... Hartford redirects here. ... Hampton University (formerly Hampton Institute) is an American University located in Hampton, Virginia. ... 1980 NBA Draft - 10 June 1980 See also: List of NBA Drafts, NBA Draft Categories: NBA Draft ... Washington Bullets redirects here. ... The 1980-81 NBA Season was the 35th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The 1984-85 NBA Season was the 39th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The Detroit Pistons are a team in the National Basketball Association based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ... The 1985-86 NBA Season was the 40th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The 1988-89 NBA season was the 43rd season of the National Basketball Association. ... The Philadelphia 76ers (also known as the Sixers for short) are a professional basketball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... The 1989-90 NBA Season was the 44th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The 1990-91 NBA Season was the 45th season of the National Basketball Association. ... Pallacanestro Virtus Roma, also known for sponsorship reasons as Lottomatica Virtus Roma, is an Italian basketball club founded in 1960. ... The New Jersey Nets are a professional basketball team. ... The 1992-93 NBA season was the 47th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The 1995-96 NBA season was the 50th season of the National Basketball Association, although the league didnt celebrate this anniversary until the following season. ... The 1996-97 NBA season was the 51st season of the National Basketball Association. ... The 1997-98 NBA season was the 52nd season of the National Basketball Association. ... The 1998-99 NBA season was the 53rd season of the National Basketball Association. ... is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jan. ... Hartford redirects here. ... NBA redirects here. ... This article is about the sport. ... Power forward is a position in the sport of basketball. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Detroit Pistons are a team in the National Basketball Association based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ... Hampton University (formerly Hampton Institute) is an American University located in Hampton, Virginia. ...


As dubbed by Piston announcer George Blaha, Mahorn was the "Baddest Bad Boy of them all." Somewhat short for a center, Mahorn had a huge rear-end that he wasn't afraid to plow people over with. He represented the Bad Boys perfectly with his antics both on the court and off with his infamous media handlings earning a reputation as one of the NBA's notorious figures. George Blaha (born 1945 in Detroit, Michigan) has been the radio and television play-by-play voice of the Detroit Pistons since the 1976-77 NBA season. ... The Detroit Pistons are a team in the National Basketball Association based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ...


After being picked up by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 1989 Expansion Draft, Pistons general manager Jack McCloskey tried in vain to trade to get him back. The Wolves wouldn't have it, and Detroit lost one of its most beloved sports figures. However, Mahorn didn't play for Minnesota, choosing instead to continue his career in the Italian league for the 1991-92 season, eventually finding his way to the Philadelphia 76ers and teaming with superstar Charles Barkley to form the top-rebounding duo of "Thump N' Bump." This article does not cite any references or sources. ... An expansion draft, in professional sports, occurs when a sports league decides to create one or more new expansion teams or franchises. ... The term general manager is a descriptive term for certain executives in a business operation. ... John William Jack McCloskey (born October 19, 1925) is a former National Basketball Association player, coach, and executive. ... Lega A Basket logo In Italian Basketball, the Serie A is the highest level club competition where play determines the national champion. ... The Philadelphia 76ers (also known as the Sixers for short) are a professional basketball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... This article is about the basketball player. ...


Mahorn later played for the New Jersey Nets four seasons, before returning to the Pistons in 1996-97. He retired after the 1999 season, as a Philadelphia 76er. The New Jersey Nets are a professional basketball team. ... The Philadelphia 76ers (also known as the Sixers for short) are a professional basketball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ...


Currently, Mahorn serves as a color commentator for Detroit Pistons radio broadcasts, and as an assistant coach under former teammate Bill Laimbeer with the WNBA's Detroit Shock. Together with wife Donyale, he has six children. The Detroit Pistons are a team in the National Basketball Association based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ... Bill Laimbeer at the White House after winning the WNBA Championship with the Detroit Shock. ... WNBA may also refer to WNBA-AM, a radio station in Illinois. ... The Detroit Shock is a Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA) team based in Detroit, Michigan. ...


External links

  • Stats at basketball-reference.com
  • WNBA.com profile
Wikimedia Commons has media related to:
Rick Mahorn

  Results from FactBites:
 
Rick Mahorn - definition of Rick Mahorn in Encyclopedia (218 words)
Rick Mahorn (born September 21, 1958) is a former NBA basketball player who, at 6'10, played power forward and center, mostly for the Detroit Pistons.
Mahorn was the baddest of the "Bad Boys".
However, Mahorn didn't last long in Minnesota, eventually finding his way to the Philadelphia 76ers and teaming with superstar Charles Barkley to form the top-rebounding duo of "Bump N Thump." Rick later played for the New Jersey Nets before returning to the Pistons in 1997.
Rick Mahorn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (230 words)
Rick Mahorn (born September 21, 1958 in Hartford, Connecticut) is a former NBA basketball player who, at 6'10", played power forward and center, mostly for the Detroit Pistons.
Mahorn was the baddest of the Piston "Bad Boys".
Somewhat short for a center, Mahorn had a huge rear-end that he wasn't afraid to plow people over with.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m