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Dwayne McClain
Position Guard
Height 198 cm
Weight 98 kg
Nationality  United States
Born 7 February 1963 (1963-02-07) (age 46)
Worcester, Massachusetts
College/University Villanova University
Debut 1991
Final Game 1997
Previous Clubs Sydney Kings 1991-93
Gold Coast Rollers 1996
Brisbane Bullets 1997
Championships None
Career Highlights Played for the Indiana Pacers in the NBA
All NBL First Team (1992)

Dwayne Eddie McClain (born 7 February 1963 in Worcester, Massachusetts) is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Indiana Pacers in the 2nd round (27th overall) of the 1985 NBA Draft.

A 6'6" shooting guard from Villanova University, played one season in the NBA.

As a member of the Pacers during the 1985-86 season, he averaged 3.5 points in 45 games played. McClain was a member of Villanova's National Championship team in 1985.

Dwayne also played professionally in France, Canada, The Philippines, Indonesia and Greece before finishing his career in Australia.

McClain had an extremely successful career in the Australian NBL during the early 1990s, playing 105 career games with the Sydney Kings, averaging 25.4 points per game. He also played for the Brisbane Bullets and the Gold Coast Rollers.[1]

He was the MVP of the 1989 Continental Basketball Association All-star game.[2]

Life After Basketball

McClain works for global financial management and advisory company Merrill Lynch as a financial adviser in their Philadelphia office. He was linked in 2008 with attempts to salvage his former club the Sydney Kings from collapse. The report went as far as stating that McClain said he was prepared to quit his job at Merrill Lynch and relocate his family as a part of the venture. He now lives in Charlotte. [3]

Notes

  1. ^ http://www.fiba.com/pages/en/news/latest_news_article.asp?r_act_news=12421&r_cat=8
  2. ^ "CBA All-Star Games". Continental Basketball Association. http://www.cbahoopsonline.com/allStarList.php. Retrieved 2008-09-05.  
  3. ^ "D-Train Keen to Save Kings". Daily Telegraph. http://www.news.com.au/dailytelegraph/story/0,22049,23953759-5001023,00.html. Retrieved 2008-09-05.  
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