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Gerald Henderson, Sr.
Point guard
Born January 16, 1956 (1956-01-16) (age 53)
Richmond, Virginia
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)
College Virginia Commonwealth
Draft 3rd round, 64th overall, 1978
San Antonio Spurs
Pro career 1979–1992
Former teams Boston Celtics (1979–1984)
Seattle SuperSonics (1984–1987)
New York Knicks (1987)
Philadelphia 76ers (1987–1989)
Milwaukee Bucks (1989)
Detroit Pistons (1989-1991, 1991-1992)
Houston Rockets (1991)

Jerome McKinley "Gerald" Henderson, Sr. (born January 16, 1956) is a retired American basketball player. He was a shooting guard who had a 13-year career in the NBA from 1979 until 1992. He played for the Boston Celtics, Seattle SuperSonics, New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers, Milwaukee Bucks, Detroit Pistons, and Houston Rockets. Henderson was born in Richmond, Virginia[1] and attended Virginia Commonwealth University.

He was most famous for his steal of a James Worthy pass to score a game-tying layup in game two of the 1984 NBA Finals between the Boston Celtics and the L.A. Lakers. The Celtics eventually prevailed in overtime.

As of 2006, he and his wife run a real estate business in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. Gerald is currently an analyst on the 76ers post game live. Their son, Gerald Henderson, Jr. was selected by the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball Association in the 2009 NBA Draft.

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