Clyde Drexler Pizza famous retired professional basketball player. He is named as one of the top 50 players in the history of NBA. He has also won a gold medal in Olympics 1992. In the year 1995, he won NBA Championship with the team Houston Rockets. He has served as a color commentator for the home games of Houston Rockets. If you are interested to know more about life, career and net worth of Clyde Drexler in 2019, then you can read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 22nd June in the year 1962 in New Orleans in Louisiana. He used to live in the South Park area of Houston in Texas. He used to go to Ross Sterling High School located in Texas. During his High School, he used to play Baseball but later on, he tried for the basketball team but failed in it. Later on, he got attention from the college coaches, and then he was able to become a basketball player in his college. In the year 1980, he was hired by Texas Tech University and Houston University.
He got married to Gaynell on 30th December. Both of them got divorced from each other in the year 2011. They have four children together named Adam, Elise, Erica, and Austin. He got married to Tonya in the year 2014 and both of them at each other through the famous NBA star named Dominique Wilkins. He has got home in River Oaks neighborhood of Houston. He has also started investing in real estate, and after getting retired from basketball, he has begun Managing Director Holdings LLC.
Career, Awards & Nominations
At first, comma used to play for the Portland Trail Blazer in NBA draft in the year 1983. In the year 1992, he was selected by Olympic basketball team of United States. His team won a gold medal in Barcelona at that time. On 14th February in the year 1995, he was selected by Housten Rockets in exchange of Otis Thorpe. He has also provided coaching to the college basketball players, but later on, he decided to spend time with his family.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Clyde Drexler is around $28 million which he has accumulated with his basketball profession. He has won an Olympic gold medal in the year 1992, and he has also got his name in the hall of fame. He has been known as one of the best players in his time, and now he is the head coach of the University.
He has won a number of awards and Honors for his unique and fantastic gaming style. Being a famous basketball, he made appearances in a number of TV shows. He has also participated in the fourth season of dancing with stars. He has been named in Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame for two times. At first, he was named in the basketball Hall of Fame in the year 2004 and then he was named in the Hall Of Fame in the year 2010.