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Encyclopedia > Wayman Tisdale
Wayman Tisdale
Position Power forward/Center
Height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Weight 240 lb (109 kg)
Nationality USA
Born June 9, 1964 (1964-06-09) (age 43)
Flag of Oklahoma Tulsa, Oklahoma
College Oklahoma
Draft 2nd overall, 1985
Indiana Pacers
Pro career 1985–1997
Former teams Indiana Pacers (1985-1989)
Sacramento Kings (1989-1994)
Phoenix Suns (1994-1997)
Olympic medalist

Wayman Tisdale
Medal record
Competitor for Flag of the United States United States
Gold 1984 Los Angeles Basketball

Wayman Lawrence Tisdale (born June 9, 1964, in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American former professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and now a jazz bass guitarist and a member of the Oklahoma Tourism Board. Wayman and wife Jennifer have 2 children. One which includes famous actress Ashley Tisdale A power forward is a position in some team sports. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Oklahoma. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Oklahoma Coordinates: , Country State Counties Tulsa, Osage, Wagoner, Rogers Government  - Mayor Kathy Taylor (D) Area  - City  186. ... University of Oklahoma, abbreviated OU, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma founded in 1890. ... 1985 NBA Draft - 18 June 1985 See also: List of NBA Drafts, NBA Draft // (*) compensation for draft choices traded away by Ted Stepien This draft marks the first time the NBA Draft Lottery was introduced it was put into place so teams did not have to intentionally lose games to... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Sacramento Kings are a professional basketball team based in Sacramento, California. ... The Phoenix Suns are a professional basketball team, based in Phoenix, Arizona. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Music sample: Olympic Fanfare and Theme ( file info) — composed by John Williams for the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles Problems listening to the file? See media help. ... Final results for the Basketball competition at the 1984 Summer Olympics: Results Categories: 1984 Summer Olympics events | Basketball at the Olympics ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Nickname: Location in the state of Oklahoma Coordinates: , Country State Counties Tulsa, Osage, Wagoner, Rogers Government  - Mayor Kathy Taylor (D) Area  - City  186. ... This article is about the sport. ... “NBA” redirects here. ... The electric bass guitar (or electric bass) is a bass stringed instrument played with the fingers by plucking, slapping, popping or using a pick. ... Ashley Michelle Tisdale (born July 2, 1985)[1] is an American actress and singer. ...

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Basketball

Tisdale graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he grew up. As a college player at the University of Oklahoma from 1983 to 1985, Tisdale was a three-time All-American, and is still the only male in Division I basketball history to be voted All-America his freshman (also the first freshman to become an All-American), sophomore, and junior seasons. He won a gold medal as a member of the 1984 U.S. Olympic basketball team coached by Indiana University's Bobby Knight, and the Indiana Pacers made Tisdale the second overall pick in the 1985 NBA Draft. Booker T. Washington High School is a high school in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Oklahoma Coordinates: , Country State Counties Tulsa, Osage, Wagoner, Rogers Government  - Mayor Kathy Taylor (D) Area  - City  186. ... University of Oklahoma, abbreviated OU, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma founded in 1890. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... This article is about the year. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... Indiana University is the principal campus of the Indiana University system. ... Bob Knight Robert Montgomery (Bobby or Bob) Knight (born October 25, 1940 in Massillon, Ohio, USA), known as The General, is the head mens basketball coach at Texas Tech University. ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... 1985 NBA Draft - 18 June 1985 See also: List of NBA Drafts, NBA Draft // (*) compensation for draft choices traded away by Ted Stepien This draft marks the first time the NBA Draft Lottery was introduced it was put into place so teams did not have to intentionally lose games to...


As a center and power forward, Tisdale averaged over 15 points and six rebounds per game in a 12-season professional career with the Indiana Pacers, Sacramento Kings and Phoenix Suns. His best season was in 1989-90 with the Kings, when he averaged 22.3 points and 7.5 rebounds a game. In 1997, Tisdale retired to focus on his musical career. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Sacramento Kings are a professional basketball team based in Sacramento, California. ... The Phoenix Suns are a professional basketball team, based in Phoenix, Arizona. ...


Cancer

In March 2007, Tisdale underwent treatment for cancer in his knee, which was discovered after he fell down a flight of stairs in his home on February 8, 2007 and broke his leg. In May 2007, Tisdale announced on his website that he is recovering from a procedure to remove the cyst, and is expected to recover 100%.[1]


Music

Wayman Tisdale released his debut CD, Power Forward, in 1995. In 2002, he was awarded the Legacy Tribute Award by the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame.


Discography

  • Power Forward (1995)
  • In The Zone (1996)
  • Decisions (1998)
  • Face to Face (2001)
  • Presents 21 Days (2003)
  • Hang Time(2004)
  • Way Up! (2006)

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1984 Olympic Champions Men's Basketball team - United States

Steve Alford | Patrick Ewing | Vern Fleming | Michael Jordan | Joe Kleine
Jon Koncak | Chris Mullin | Sam Perkins | Alvin Robertson | Wayman Tisdale | Jeff Turner | Leon Wood Music sample: Olympic Fanfare and Theme ( file info) — composed by John Williams for the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles Problems listening to the file? See media help. ... Final results for the Basketball competition at the 1984 Summer Olympics: Results Categories: 1984 Summer Olympics events | Basketball at the Olympics ... Stephen Todd Alford (born November 23, 1964) is a retired American basketball player and the current head coach of the University of New Mexico Lobos mens basketball team. ... Patrick Aloysius Ewing (born August 5, 1962) is a Jamaican-born American former professional basketball player. ... Vern Fleming (born February 4, 1962 in New York City) is a former professional basketball player in the NBA who played twelve seasons from 1984 until 1996. ... For other persons named Michael Jordan, see Michael Jordan (disambiguation). ... Joseph William Kleine (b. ... Jon Francis Koncak (born May 17, 1963 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa) is an American former professional basketball player. ... Christopher Paul Mullin (born July 30, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York) is the General Manager of the Golden State Warriors and a former American basketball player. ... Sam Perkins scores against the Houston Rockets. ... Alvin Cyrrale Robertson (born July 22, 1962 in Barberton, Ohio) is a retired American basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association from 1984 to 1993, and for one final season in 1995-96. ... Jeffrey Steven Turner (born April 9, 1962 in Bangor, Maine) is a former professional basketball player. ... For the author, see Leon J. Wood. ...

Coach: Bob Knight

  Results from FactBites:
 
Jazz Artist Interview - Wayman Tisdale@ jazzreview.com (2007 words)
Wayman Tisdale was born 33 years ago in Fort Worth and grew up "out in the country" in Tulsa, OK. Sports and music sort of sprouted at the same time in his younger years.
Tisdale says his strong family upbringing is the reason why he has managed to avoid the pitfalls in sports and music.
Wayman Tisdale's life and music has progressed like a well-coached basketball game where the pressure to win and perform is as high as the stakes.
Wayman Tisdale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (235 words)
Wayman Lawrence Tisdale (born June 9, 1964 in Fort Worth, Texas) is a former professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and now a jazz bass guitarist and a member of the Oklahoma Tourism Board.
Wayman is married to Regina Tisdale and he has four children.
Tisdale graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he was raised.
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