Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Rony Seikaly


Rony Seikaly wasn’t the most spectacular but was solid and held his own in the pros.

Considered one of the top college players from Syracuse Orange men’s basketball program, Seikaly’s stellar offense and defense placed him among the school’s all-time leaders in rebounds, points and blocks while earning several nationally recognized awards and honors. His number 4 has been retired and raised to the rafters of the Carrier Dome.

Drafted into the National Basketball Association (NBA) by the Miami Heat with the 9th pick of the 1988 draft and the first ever pick for the Heat, Seikaly became one of the team’s earliest franchise players as he ranked among the team’s top offensive and defensive contributors winning NBA player of the week twice and also amassing many of the teams records of which some are still standing. He also played for the Golden State Warriors, Orlando Magic and New Jersey Nets and internationally in Spain with FC Barcelona (Spain).

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday spotlights…Rony Seikaly

Career history
19881994 Miami Heat
19941996 Golden State Warriors
19961998 Orlando Magic
19981999 New Jersey Nets
2000 FC Barcelona (Spain)
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 9,991 (14.7 ppg)
Rebounds 6,424 (9.5 rpg)

Published by bklynboy59

Welcome to Smallthoughtsinasportsworld. We keep it fun and we keep interesting and informative. On Tuesdays we go back in time with Old School Tuesdays, on Thursdays we keep it fun by Smallthoughts Trivia Thursday and on Fridays ...it is Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week and Smallthoughts:Rave of the Week and we also post the answer from Smallthoughts:Trivia Thursday. I am a lifelong New York Mets, Knicks and Jets and Giants fan. I root hard for my teams and have rooted for them even when it wasn't and in some cases still isn't easy. I enjoy talking sports, and on here I get to write about it as well. I have my thoughts hence Small thoughts, we will not always agree, but respectfully speak about what we feel. I invite your comments and feedback as well. You can also follow me on twitter @bklynboy59 and facebook Jerry bklynboy Small

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