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Tamar Slay
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Position Shooting Guard
Small Forward
Height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg)
League LegADue
Team Carmatic Pistoia
Born April 2, 1980 (1980-04-02) (age 29)
Beckley, West Virginia
Nationality American
High school Woodrow Wilson
College Marshall
Draft 2nd round, 25th overall, 2002
New Jersey Nets
Pro career 2002present
Former teams
New Jersey Nets (2002–2004)
Charlotte Bobcats (2004–2005)
Hapoel Jerusalem (2005–06)
Bakersfield Jam (2007)
Orlandina Basket (2007–08)
Air Avellino (2008-2009)

Tamar Ulysses Slay (born April 2, 1980, in Beckley, West Virginia) is an American professional basketball player, currently playing in Italy's LegADue for Carmatic Pistoia. A 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) guard/forward, he was formerly with the NBA's New Jersey Nets and Charlotte Bobcats.

Slay was the 53rd overall pick in the 2002 NBA Draft, selected by the New Jersey Nets. He attended Marshall University (Huntington, West Virginia), where he was one of the team's most prominent players, averaging 15.7 points per game over his four-year college career. He graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Beckley, where he contributed to State AAA Basketball Championships in 1997 and 1998, two of the five Basketball State Championships won by Woodrow Wilson High School in the 1990s.

In 2005 Slay joined Israeli leading team Hapoel Jerusalem, but after an unstable season he was released on late December, 2006. On January 4, 2007 he signed with the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League.[1] For the 2007-08 season, he returned overseas with Pierrel Capo d'Orlando. In July, 2008, he signed with Air Avellino. In July 2009, he signed with Carmatic Pistoia[2]


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