Sean Chambers

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Sean Chambers
Personal information
Born (1965-02-27) February 27, 1965 (age 54)
Los Angeles, California
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High schoolHighlands (North Highlands, California)
College
PositionPower forward
Number20

Sean Chambers (born February 27, 1965) is a retired American professional basketball player, best known for being a resident import of the Alaska Aces basketball team in the Philippine Basketball Association from 1989-2001.[1]

Career[edit]

A two-time NABC all-American while playing for Cal Poly in California,[2] Chambers was asked to try out for the United States Athletics team to the 1988 Seoul Olympics but preferred to stick to basketball. He once held the record in high jump for his school. Chambers went to Manila with the Los Angeles Jaguars to play in the first PBA-IBA World Challenge series. In a sideshow, Chambers topped the special slam dunk competition. He went back the following year with the Jaguars and in 1989 PBA First Conference, he was hired by then Alaska coach Bogs Adornado to replace Carl Lott as their import.[3]

In 1991, Chambers led the Alaska Milkmen to their first-ever PBA championship, and finally got an award when he was named only the second recipient of the Mr. 100% award. Norman Black won the award in 1983. For the whole of 1991 PBA season, Chambers averaged 37.7 points in two conferences in a total of 34 games, He played 10 more seasons in the PBA with Alaska, and had the most titles among imports, including a grand slam in 1996.[4]

Post career[edit]

He now works at Fern Bacon Middle School as the Dean of Students.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chuck Araneta (19 February 2018). "Paying it forward: Sean Chambers uses NBA All-Star Weekend to give back to the Philippines". ESPN. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Cal Poly". Gopoly.com. Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-07-22. Retrieved 2013-08-19.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ Giongco, Mark. "Cone disappointed as 'shoo-in' Chambers fails to get PBA Hall of Fame nod". Sports.inquirer.net. Retrieved 13 November 2018.