Corey Beck

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Corey Beck
Personal information
Born (1971-05-27) May 27, 1971 (age 48)
Memphis, Tennessee
Listed height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High schoolFairley (Memphis, Tennessee)
NBA draft1995 / Undrafted
Playing career1995–2001
PositionPoint guard
Number14, 15, 20
Career history
1995Sioux Falls Skyforce
1995–1996Charlotte Hornets
1996–1997Sioux Falls Skyforce
1997–1998Charlotte Hornets
1998–1999Sioux Falls Skyforce
1999Detroit Pistons
1999Charlotte Hornets
1999–2000Sioux Falls Skyforce
2000Žalgiris Kaunas
2000–2001Memphis Houn'Dawgs
2001Toros de Aragua
2001Roseto Basket
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics

Corey Laveon Beck (born May 27, 1971) is a retired American basketball player.

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, he played collegiately for the University of Arkansas and was a major part of the mid 90's Razorback teams that won one national championship in 1994 and reached the championship game the following year.

He played for the Charlotte Hornets (1995–96, 1997–98, 1998–99) and Detroit Pistons (1998–99) in the NBA for 88 games.

He was also under contract with the Chicago Bulls (October 1996), Vancouver Grizzlies (January 1999) and Minnesota Timberwolves (October 2000), but has not played in any NBA regular season games for them. Following his NBA career, he played one season with the Memphis Houn'Dawgs of the ABA.

He also played professionally in Italy for Fila Biella (Serie A2, 2001) and Euro Roseto (Serie A, 2001).[1]

In September 2007, Beck and a friend were shot during an attempted robbery on them in Memphis. Beck was shot in the hand and face and was initially listed in critical condition following the shooting, but later improved.[2]


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