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Cherokee Parks
PF/C - 6'11, 240lbs - 51 years old - 9 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2012 season
  • Birthdate: 10/11/1972
  • Drafted (NBA): 12th pick, 1995
  • Pre-draft team: Duke
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
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Articles about Cherokee Parks

March 19, 2013

Cherokee Parks - Inexplicably, Parks - who had not played since December 2003 - came out of retirement last season to sign with French fourth division team, Aubenas. There must be a reason why he travelled across the globe to play semi-professional basketball, but whatever it is, I don't know it. It did, however, definitely happen - here's some tape to prove it. It's only of a missed jumpshot, but, still.

Parks was even due to re-sign there for another season (see the link for an enthusiastic if crudely translated blurb on Parks's virtues), yet this contract was later cancelled after the death of a family member.

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April 19, 2011

Cherokee Parks - Parks owns a punk club in his home town of Huntingdon Beach.

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April 13, 2010

- Cherokee Parks

It was six years and five months ago that Cherokee Parks was last on the roster of a professional basketball team. The Warriors waived him in December 2003, and yet parks, aged only 31, never played again. He now owns a music club in is hometown of Huntingdon Beach called "The Brigg."

Unbelievably, the NBA's Cherokee Parks is not the only man in the world with that name.

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