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Clarence Weatherspoon
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Power forward/Small forward
Born September 8, 1970 (1970-09-08) (age 39)
Crawford, Mississippi
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 270 lb (122 kg)
College Southern Mississippi
Draft 1st round, 9th overall, 1992
Philadelphia 76ers
Pro career 1992–2005
Former teams Philadelphia 76ers (1992–1997)
Golden State Warriors (1997–1998)
Miami Heat (1998–2000)
Cleveland Cavaliers (2000–2001)
New York Knicks (2002–2003)
Houston Rockets (2003–2005)
Medal record
Men's Basketball
Competitor for the  United States
Pan American Games
Bronze 1991 Havana Team Competition

Clarence Weatherspoon (born September 8, 1970 in Crawford, Mississippi) is an American professional basketball player formerly in the NBA.

After a college career at The University of Southern Mississippi, Weatherspoon was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers as the ninth pick in the 1992 NBA Draft. He has since played for the 76ers, the Golden State Warriors, the Miami Heat, the Cleveland Cavaliers, the New York Knicks and the Houston Rockets, averaging 11.5 points per game throughout his career.

At six-foot-seven-inches and 250 pounds (201 cm, 113 kg), he was nicknamed "Baby Barkley" early during his career due to a similar aggressive playing style attributed to fellow short-statured NBA superstar power forward and former 76er, Charles Barkley.

He participated in the 1993 Slam Dunk contest, finishing second to Harold Miner with a overall score of 92.

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