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Encyclopedia > Tim Legler

Timothy Eugene "Tim" Legler (born December 26, 1966 in Washington, D.C.) is an American, former professional basketball player in the NBA, and is a current ESPN analyst. December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, 361st in leap years. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Nickname: Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia Coordinates: Country United States Federal District District of Columbia Government  - Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D)  - City Council Chairperson: Vincent C. Gray (D) Ward 1: Jim Graham (D) Ward 2: Jack... 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. ... {{Infobox Network | network_name = ESPN| network_logo = | country =  United States| network_type = Cable Television Network| available = National| owner = The Walt Disney Company (80%) Hearst Corporation (20%)| key_people = George Bodenheimer, President, ESPN, Inc. ...



Legler attended La Salle University, where he became Academic All-American and scored 1,699 career points in four seasons for the men's basketball team. He is one of 17 Explorers to score 1,000 career points, and is one of only three to be named an Academic All-American. Legler led La Salle to the 1987 National Invitation Tournament championship game at Madison Square Garden, as well as the 1988 NCAA Tournament. He was inducted into the Philadelphia Big 5 Hall of Fame in 1995. La Salle University is a private, co-educational, comprehensive university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Named for St. ... Head Coach John Giannini 3rd year, 38-49 (through 06-07) Home Stadium Tom Gola Arena Capacity 4,000 Outfitter And 1 Conference Affiliation MAC (1966-1974) ECC (1974-1983) Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (1983-1992) MCC (1992-1995) Atlantic 10 (1995-Present) Team Records All-Time: 1,184-763... La Salle Universitys 23 varsity sports teams, known as the Explorers, compete in the NCAAs Division I and are a member of the Atlantic Ten Conference. ... The National Invitation Tournament (NIT) is a mens college basketball tournament operated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses of the term Big Five and its variants, see Big five (disambiguation). ... Walhalla temple, Germany A hall of fame (sometimes HOF) is a type of museum established for any a field of endeavour to honour individuals of noteworthy achievement in that field. ...

NBA Career

Legler played in the NBA at the shooting guard position from 1989 to 2000. He is probably known most as a player in Washington, where he played four seasons (two with the Washington Bullets and two with the re-branded Washington Wizards) from 1995-1999. His best NBA season was 1995-1996, when he ranked first in the league in both 3-point field goal percentage and true shooting percentage, second in turnover ratio, and won the 1996 Three-Point Shootout during All-Star Weekend. He holds the record for a 3-round aggregate of (23, 22 and 20 out of 30 each) 65 points (out of 90). This article does not cite any references or sources. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Official language(s) English Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,827 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ... Washington Bullets may refer to either the former name of the Washington Wizards basketball team or the song by The Clash, Washington Bullets (song). ... The Washington Wizards is a professional basketball team based in Washington, D.C.. They play in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Three-point Shootout is a National Basketball Association All-Star Weekend contest held on the Saturday before the All-Star Game. ...

Legler was well-known as an accurate three-point shooter, making 260 of his 604 attempts from that range in his career, an accuracy of 43%. This figure ranks fourth on the all-time list, behind only Steve Kerr, Hubert Davis, and Drazen Petrovic. Legler also played for the Phoenix Suns, Denver Nuggets, Utah Jazz, Dallas Mavericks, and Golden State Warriors. His career ended after a re-occuring knee problem. During his 10 seasons in the league, Legler made a little over $5.1 million dollars in salary. Steve Kerr shoots the game-winning shot in Game 6 of the 1997 NBA Finals for the Chicago Bulls. ... Hubert Ira fuck, Jr. ... Dražen Petrović (October 22, 1964 – June 7, 1993) was a Croatian basketball player. ... The Phoenix Suns are a professional basketball team, based in Phoenix, Arizona. ... For the original defunct Denver Nuggets, see Denver Nuggets (original). ... The Utah Jazz are a professional basketball team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... The Dallas Mavericks (also known as the Mavs) are an NBA basketball team based in Dallas, Texas. ... The current version of the article or section is written like a magazine article instead of the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia. ...


Legler currently appears regularly on the ESPN programs NBA Shootaround, NBA Fastbreak, NBA Coast to Coast, and as a basketball analyst for SportsCenter and on various shows on ESPN Radio. He has worked at the network since 2002. {{Infobox Network | network_name = ESPN| network_logo = | country =  United States| network_type = Cable Television Network| available = National| owner = The Walt Disney Company (80%) Hearst Corporation (20%)| key_people = George Bodenheimer, President, ESPN, Inc. ... NBA Shootaround is a National Basketball Association pregame show for ESPNs coverage of the NBA. Typically, the program airs at 7:30 p. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... NBA Coast to Coast (formerly known as NBA Fastbreak Tuesday and NBA Nation) is a weekly NBA-themed studio program which airs Tuesday nights on ESPN2. ... This article is about the American ESPN show. ... ESPN Radio is a national sports radio network based in the United States. ...


Legler also attended John Randolph Tucker High School in Henrico County, Virginia and St. Mary's Catholic School in Richmond, Virginia. His fiance, Christine, is a cheerleader for the Philadelphia Eagles. In 2002, he earned an MBA from the prestigious Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Henrico County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a state of the United States. ... St. ... Nickname: Motto: Sic Itur Ad Astra (Thus do we reach the stars) Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Independent City Government  - Mayor L. Douglas Wilder (I) Area  - City 62. ... An engagement is an agreement to marry, and also refers to the time between proposal and marriage. ... Cheerleading is recreational activity and sometimes competitive sport involving organised routines including elements of dance and gymnastics to encourage crowds to cheer on sports teams. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a tertiary degree in business management. ... The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is a business school at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. The school was founded by Joseph Wharton, who also was one of the founders of Swarthmore College (founded in 1864), in 1881 as the first collegiate business school in the United States. ... This article is about the private Ivy League university in Philadelphia. ...


Legler found himself amid some controversy in January of 2006 when the New York Post reported that, while at a New York bar, The New York Post is the 13th-oldest[] newspaper published in the United States and the oldest to have been published continually as a daily. ...

Tim was doused with a drink by a girl who caught him cheating on her red-handed," claimed our spy. "She confronted him, there was a shouting match, then threw a full vodka and tonic in his face, then stormed out.

An ESPN spokesman acknowledged that Legler, "...[had] a discussion with a girl there." [1]

External links

  Results from FactBites:
NBA.com: Tim Legler Bio (1802 words)
Tim Legler's basketball motto might be "have jump shot, will travel." The sharpshooting 6-4 guard shuttled between the Continental Basketball Association and the NBA after leaving college in 1988.
Legler burst into the national spotlight after seven years bouncing between the NBA and the CBA at the 1996 All-Star Weekend, when he won the three-point shooting contest, defeating Dennis Scott of Orlando 20-14 in the final round.
Legler was having a good training camp with the Minnesota Timberwolves in 1990, but he was edged out by a fellow he was aware of from his days in Philadelphia.
Terms were not disclosed, but Legler must receive a minimum of $1 million as a 10-year veteran.
Legler, 32, was acquired by the Magic in an offseason trade that sent center Isaac Austin to the Washington Wizards.
Legler began his NBA career with Phoenix in 1989 and also has played for Denver, Utah and Dallas.
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