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Encyclopedia > Torraye Braggs

Torraye Braggs (born 15 June 1976 in Fresno, California) is a professional basketball player in the NBA. After a college career at Xavier University, he was drafted by the Utah Jazz in the second round of the 1998 NBA draft, and has since played for the Houston Rockets and the Washington Wizards, averaging 2.1 points per game. June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Fresno is the county seat of Fresno County, California. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... Xavier University is an education institution found in many places around the world. ... The Utah Jazz are a National Basketball Association team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... The 1998 NBA Draft. ... The Houston Rockets are a National Basketball Association team based in Houston, Texas. ... The Washington Wizards are a National Basketball Association team based in Washington, D.C.. Founded: 1961 Home Arena: MCI Center Logo design: A blue stylized wizard standing in front of a gold crescent moon and star, holding a basketball NBA Championships: 1978 Main Rival(s): Philadelphia 76ers and Chicago Bulls. ...


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WIZARDS: Wizards Sign Torraye Braggs (162 words)
Braggs is expected to join the team Friday in Detroit when the Wizards face the Pistons.
Braggs, 6-8, 245 lbs., appeared in 11 games with Houston this season, averaging 3.1 points and 3.1 rebounds per game.
Braggs played two seasons at Xavier University where he made the Atlantic 10 All-Tournament team in 1998.
Xavier Musketeers - The Enquirer - February 20, 1997 (1492 words)
Torraye Braggs' game face stands out, almost screaming to be noticed, from the moment Xavier's starting center steps onto the basketball court.
Braggs has always been close to his mother, who is now attending Oral Roberts University in Oklahoma and working toward a four-year degree, and to his older brother Tommy, who he says was an all-state high school basketball player who played a half year of junior-college ball before becoming academically ineligible.
Braggs has proven to be an extremely bright basketball player who can rebound, pass, handle the ball, and shoot from the outside, as well as post up inside.
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