Harvey Catchings

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Harvey Catchings
Personal information
Born (1951-09-02) September 2, 1951 (age 68)
Jackson, Mississippi
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight218 lb (99 kg)
Career information
High schoolJim Hill (Jackson, Mississippi)
College
NBA draft1974 / Round: 3 / Pick: 42nd overall
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers
Playing career1974–1986
PositionCenter / Power forward
Number42, 40
Career history
19741979Philadelphia 76ers
1979New Jersey Nets
19791984Milwaukee Bucks
1984–1985Los Angeles Clippers
1985–1986Segafredo Gorizia
Career NBA statistics
Points2,335 (3.2 ppg)
Rebounds3,639 (5.0 rpg)
Blocks1,226 (1.7 bpg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Harvey Lee Catchings (born September 2, 1951) is an American former professional basketball player.

He played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1974 to 1985 as a member of the Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Nets, Milwaukee Bucks, and Los Angeles Clippers, he has NBA career averages of 3.2 points per game, 5.0 rebounds per game and 1.6 blocks per game. He is one of 43 NBA players to have recorded at least 10 blocks in a single game.

Personal life[edit]

Catchings is the father of WNBA former star Tamika Catchings, who played for the Indiana Fever. Catchings is currently a Reverse Mortgage Consultant with Open Mortgage-North Houston.

Coaching career[edit]

In 2008, Catchings coached The Golden Knights, a 3rd and 4th grade Upward Basketball team, to an undefeated season.

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