Erik Meek

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Erik Meek
Personal information
Born (1973-01-17) January 17, 1973 (age 46)
San Diego, California
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Career information
High schoolSan Pasqual (Escondido, California)
CollegeDuke (1991–1995)
NBA draft1995 / Round: 2 / Pick: 44th overall
Selected by the Houston Rockets
Playing career1995–2002
PositionPower forward
Career history
1997–1998Apollon Patras
2000–2001Real Madrid
Career highlights and awards

Erik Joal Meek (born (1973-01-17)January 17, 1973)[1] is an American retired professional basketball player who played for 4 seasons at Duke University.

College career[edit]

Meek played college basketball for Duke from 1991 to 1995. He was part of the team that won the 1992 NCAA Tournament. During his junior season he achieved his career high in scoring with 21 points against Boston University.[2][3] Meek was named captain of the Blue Devils for the 1994–95 season.[4] During that season he appeared in 31 games averaging 10.3 points, 8.3 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game on 28.7 minutes per game.[4] He finished his career in Duke averaging 5.1 points, 4.3 rebounds and 0.6 blocks per game.[4]

Professional career[edit]

Meek was drafted number 44 overall by the Houston Rockets, in the 1995 NBA Draft. He did not play in the NBA, but he spent several years playing professionally in Europe.


Meek is the cousin of former Tampa Bay Rays closer Heath Bell.[5]


  1. ^ "Erik Meek." Retrieved May 12, 2013.
  2. ^ "No. 1 Duke 106, Boston U. 62 Optional". Associated Press. 30 December 1993. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  3. ^ "Meek's Career Highs". Duke University. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  4. ^ a b c "52 Erik Meek". Duke University. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  5. ^ Kurkjian, Tim (April 17, 2009). "Fun-loving Bell finally has his dream job". ESPN The Magazine. Archived from the original on March 21, 2011.

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