Andrew DeClercq

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Andrew DeClercq
Personal information
Born (1973-02-01) February 1, 1973 (age 45)
Detroit, Michigan
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school Countryside (Clearwater, Florida)
College Florida (1991–1995)
NBA draft 1995 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34th overall
Selected by the Golden State Warriors
Playing career 1995–2005
Position Center / Power forward
Number 55, 45
Coaching career 2009–present
Career history
As player:
19951997 Golden State Warriors
19971999 Boston Celtics
19992000 Cleveland Cavaliers
20002005 Orlando Magic
As coach:
2009–2010 Montverde Academy (asst.)
2010–2012 Foundation Academy
Career NBA statistics
Points 2,815 (4.8 ppg)
Rebounds 2,488 (4.2 rpg)
Assists 339 (0.6 apg)
Stats at

Andrew Donald DeClercq (born February 1, 1973) is an American retired professional basketball player and current coach. He was a center and power forward in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for ten seasons during the 1990s and 2000s. DeClercq played college basketball for the University of Florida, and thereafter, he played professionally for the Golden State Warriors, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers and Orlando Magic of the NBA.

DeClercq was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1973.

DeClercq accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played center for coach Lon Kruger's Florida Gators men's basketball team from 1991 to 1995. He was a key starter for the Gators in the run to their first NCAA Final Four appearance in 1994. DeClercq graduated from Florida with a bachelor's degree in history in 1995.

The Golden State Warriors selected DeClercq in the second round (thirty-fourth pick overall) in the 1995 NBA Draft, and he played for the Warriors for the following two seasons. He went on to play for the Boston Celtics, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Orlando Magic, averaging 4.8 points and 4.2 rebounds per game.[1]

DeClercq currently resides in Clermont, Florida. He was an assistant coach for the nationally ranked Montverde Academy boys' basketball team under head coach Kevin Sutton. In 2010, he became the head coach of the boys' varsity team and a physical education teacher at Foundation Academy.[2]

He owned and operated DeClercq Basketball which specializes in youth basketball day camps, training and clinics in the Central Florida area until 2014[3]

He currently acts as the Executive Pastor of HighPoint Church in Ocoee, FL[4]

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  1. ^ "What the Hell Happened to...Vitaly Potapenko? | - Boston Celtics Fan Site, Blog, T-shirts". 2010-05-10. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 
  2. ^ "Andrew DeClercq". LinkedIn. Retrieved June 9, 2012. 
  3. ^ DeClercq Basketball Archived May 31, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved October 10, 2012.
  4. ^ "HighPoint Staff". Retrieved 2017-03-08. 

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