Wednesday, August 17, 2005

Dirk Minniefield

Cleveland Cavaliers
6-3 180 Guard

Mavs drafted him No. 33 overall in 1983, out of Kentucky, Nets secured his draft rights and signed him, then cut this father of four prior to 1983-84 season... Played two season in CBA before landing roster spot with Cavs... Played 76 games and started two... Had game high of 20 points... Born Jan. 17, 1961, in Lexington, Ky.... Kentucky's Mr. Basketball in 1979... Co-MVP for Wildcats in each of his last three collegiate seasons... Will bounce around the league for a few years because of reasonable skills as a passer and scorer... Earned $75,000 last season.

Relevant Stats:
5.5 ppg, 48.1 FG%, 3.53 apg

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