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Charles Oakley Net Worth

Charles Oakley Net Worth is$52 Million
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Profession: Basketball player, Coach
Date of Birth: Dec 18, 1963
Ethnicity: African American
Country: United States of America
Charles Oakley is a retired American professional basketball player, he has a net worth of $52 million. Charles Oakley has earned his net worth from his career as a power forward of the NBA. He played basketball with the Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards and Houston Rockets. He was born on December 18, 1963 in Cleveland, Ohio; he went to college at a historically black university located in Richmond, Virginia known as Virginia Union University. Oakley is currently the assistant coach for the Charlotte Bobcats, a position he took after retiring as a player in the National Basketball Association. During his long professional playing career he won several awards and honors, he currently ranks 14th all-time in NBA games played with 1,282 games. Among these career honors are NBA All-Defensive First Team in 1994, NBA All-Defensive Second Team in 1998, NBA All-Rookie First Team in 1986 and NBA All- Star in 1994. He began his new career as assistant coach of the Charlotte Bobcats on December 23, 2010. Oakley claims he was assaulted on May 28, 2010 at the Aria Resort & Casino, located in Las Vegas by five of the companies security guards. In 2011 he filed a lawsuit against the Casino for the alleged incident. Oakley’s impressive career records include; top ten in rebounds per game between 1987 and 1994 five times, led the league in total rebounds twice (1987 and 1988) and a record 107 starts in a single season. In 2007 it was announced that Oakley wanted to back a comeback, then age 44 although Dallas, Miami, Cleveland and New York were interested he said he would not comeback cheap, and has not played professional basketball since. The Bobcats were established in 2004 as an expansion team, they play in the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Basketball Association.
Charles Oakley (born December 18, 1963) is a retired American professional basketball player. Oakley, a former power forward, was a member of the Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards and Houston Rockets
Oakley was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and attended Virginia Union University.
He placed in the top ten in rebounds per game five times between 1987 and 1994 (second in 1987 and 1988). In all but one of these seasons he played the full complement of 82 games. Due to his durability he actually placed in the top ten in total rebounds 6 times and led the league in total rebounds twice (1987 and 1988). In 1994, he became an NBA All-Star and was chosen to the league’s All-Defense 1st team.
Drafted in 1985 by the Cleveland Cavaliers, Oakley’s draft rights were traded to the Chicago Bulls. Oakley provided another scoring option and steady offensive and defensive performances to an up-and-coming Bulls squad led by Michael Jordan. He earned All-Rookie Team honors in 1986.
With the drafting and development of Horace Grant, the Bulls traded Oakley to the New York Knicks for 7’1″ center Bill Cartwright. Oakley eventually became a part of the core which the Knicks built around, which also featured Patrick Ewing, John Starks, and point guard Mark Jackson. During the Knicks’ 1994 season, which included a record 25 playoff games, Oakley started every regular season and playoff game for a record 107 starts in a single season. During his tenure with the Knicks, Oakley was primarily known as a defensive specialist.
In 1998, Oakley was traded by New York to the Toronto Raptors for blossoming star Marcus Camby. For the Raptors, he provided a veteran presence to a young team that included Vince Carter and Tracy McGrady. Oakley, in his final three seasons, played for the Bulls again, followed by the Washington Wizards and the Houston Rockets. For the Rockets, he was briefly reunited with former Knicks personnel Mark Jackson, who was the veteran po

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