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Norman Richardson (basketball)

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Nationality  American
NBA draft  2001 / Undrafted
Weight  86 kg
Listed height  6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Name  Norman Richardson
Education  Hofstra University
Listed weight  190 lb (86 kg)
Role  Basketball player
College  Hofstra (1997–2001)
Height  1.96 m

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Born  July 24, 1979 (age 36) Brooklyn, New York (1979-07-24)
High school  Grady (Brooklyn, New York)

Position  Swingman, Shooting guard

Charles Norman "Norm" Richardson (born July 24, 1978) is an American former professional basketball player currently working as an assistant coach for the Erie BayHawks of the NBA Development League. A 6'5" 190/200 lb shooting guard, he played college basketball at Hofstra University and had a brief stint in the NBA in 2001-02.


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Richardson was signed by the Indiana Pacers as a free agent on September 21, 2001 for whom he played 3 games before being traded, along with Jalen Rose, Travis Best, and a second-round draft pick to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Ron Mercer, Ron Artest, Brad Miller and Kevin Ollie at the trade deadline on February 19, 2002. With the Pacers, Richardson wore jersey number 21 and with the Bulls number 31.

After the 2001–02 NBA season, Richardson played with the team Scavolini Pesaro of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A. He wore jersey number 7. The North Charleston Lowgators of the NBA Development League signed Richardson on January 28, 2003 and waived Richardson on February 21, 2003. With the Lowgators, Richardson played eight games and averaged 6.4 points, 1.9 rebounds, and 1.1 assists each game. He wore #31.

In March 2004, Richardson signed with the team Guaiqueríes de Margarita of the Venezuelan LPB. In his first game with, Richardson scored 15 points, but his team lost.

During the 2005–06 NBA season, Richardson played in the D-League team Fayetteville Patriots with jersey number 20.

In March 2007, Richardson played three games with the Argentine team Boca Juniors before being released due to injury.

Later he played for Polonia Warsaw (Polen first division) and for TBB Trier (Germany first division) in the 2008/2009 season. With Polonia, Richardson wore jersey #12. With TBB Trier, Richardson wore jersey #31.

Coaching career

On October 20, 2016, Richardson joined the Erie BayHawks as an assistant coach.


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