Henry James (basketball)


Henry James (basketball)

Infobox NBA Player
name = Henry James


caption =
position = Power forward/Small forward(basketball)|Small forward
nickname =
height_ft = 6
height_in = 8
weight_lb = 220
nationality = American
birth_date = birth date and age|1965|7|29
birth_place = Centreville, Alabama
college = St. Marys
draft = Undrafted
draft_year = 1987
career_start = 1990
career_end = 1998
former_teams = Cleveland Cavaliers (1990-1992; 1997-1998)
Utah Jazz (1992-1993)
Sacramento Kings (1993)
Houston Rockets (1993-1994)
Los Angeles Clippers (1994-1995)
Atlanta Hawks (1996-1997)
awards =

Henry Charles James (born July 29, 1965 in Centreville, Alabama) is a retired American professional basketball player in the NBA.

Undrafted out of Saint Mary's University, the 6'8" small forward signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers during the 1990-91 NBA season and in 37 games, averaged 8.1 points per game.

He played with six other teams throughout his career, and once in 1996-97 as a member of the Atlanta Hawks, hit a then-record tying seven three-pointers in a quarter. He also had a career in the Philippine Basketball Association. [ [http://www.nba.com/blog/archive_2003/blog12.html NBA.com: Blog ] ]

On September 7, 2006, James was charged with two counts of the felony for selling a total of $750 in crack cocaine to an undercover police officer on August 30 and September 7. [http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=2881749 James, 41, sentenced to five years in jail for dealing crack cocaine] , updated May 24, 2007] His six children (all under the age of 6) were present during his last deal. [ [http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=2579119 ESPN - '90s journeyman James faces drug charges - NBA ] ] In May 2007, James, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced to serve five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to a charge of distribution of a controlled substance.

Notes

External links

* [http://www.basketballreference.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=JAMESHE01 NBA stats] @ basketballreference.com


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