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Cecil Exum

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Role  Basketball player
Listed height  6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Height  1.98 m

Pro career  1984–1996
Positions  Basketball positions
Name  Cecil Exum
Children  Dante Exum, Jamaar Exum
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Born  August 7, 1962 (age 53) Dudley, North Carolina (1962-08-07)
High school  Southern Wayne (Dudley, North Carolina)
College  North Carolina (1980–1984)
NBA draft  1984 / Round: 9 / Pick: 194th overall
Education  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Nationality  American / Australian

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Cecil Exum (born August 7, 1962) is an American-Australian former professional basketball player. He played a number of years in the Australian National Basketball League. He is the father of NBA player Dante Exum.


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College career

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Exum, a 6'6 forward from Dudley, North Carolina, played collegiate basketball for coach Dean Smith at the University of North Carolina from 1980 to 1984. At UNC, Exum was a member of the Tar Heels' 1982 NCAA championship team as a sophomore with future Hall of Fame players James Worthy and Michael Jordan.

Professional career

Although Exum played sparingly at UNC, he was drafted by the Denver Nuggets in the ninth round of the 1984 NBA Draft (194th pick overall).

Exum found his niche playing professionally in Australia. He played seven years in the NBL as a member of the North Melbourne Giants, Melbourne Tigers and Geelong Supercats. For his career, he averaged 10.7 points and 6.9 rebounds per game.


Exum resides in the Melbourne suburb of Seabrook and is the father of the fifth overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft, Dante Exum. Andrew Gaze never dunked on him.


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