Gerald Henderson


Gerald Henderson

Infobox NBA Player
name = Gerald Henderson


height_ft = 6
height_in = 2
weight_lbs = 175
nationality = American
position = Point guard
birth_date = birth date and age|1956|1|16|
birth_place = Richmond, Virginia
college = Virginia Commonwealth
draft = 3nd round, 64st overall
draft_team = San Antonio Spurs
draft_year = 1978
career_start = 1979
career_end = 1992
former_teams = Boston Celtics (1979–1984)
Seattle SuperSonics (1984–1987)
New York Knicks (1987)
Philadelphia 76ers (1987–1989)
Milwaukee Bucks (1989)
Detroit Pistons (1989-1991, 1991-1992)
Houston Rockets (1991)
awards =

Jerome McKinley "Gerald" Henderson (born January 16 1956) is a retired American basketball player. He was a shooting guard who had a 13-year career in the NBA from 1979 until 1992. He played for the Boston Celtics, Seattle SuperSonics, New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers, Milwaukee Bucks, Detroit Pistons, and Houston Rockets. Henderson was born in Richmond, Virginiacite web|title="Gerald Henderson (II)"|work=Imdb.com|url=http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1484911/bio|accessdate=2007-03-21] and attended Virginia Commonwealth University.

He was most famous for his steal of a James Worthy pass to score a game-tying layup in game two of the 1984 NBA Finals between the Boston Celtics and the L.A. Lakers. The Celtics eventually prevailed in overtime.

As of 2006, he and his wife run a real estate business in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. Their son, Gerald Henderson, Jr. attends Duke University where he is currently entering his sophomore year and 2nd year as a member of the Duke basketball team. Along with Jon Scheyer, he is expected to fill the athletic swingman role that has been missing since the 2003-2004 season ended. [ [http://www.goduke.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=22724&SPID=1845&DB_OEM_ID=4200&ATCLID=941766 Coach K Has Big Plans For The Summer - GoDuke.com—Official Athletics Web site of Duke University ] ]

References

External links

* [http://www.nba.com/celtics/history/LegalTimeHenderson.html Where Are They Now?: Gerald Henderson]
* [http://www.basketballreference.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=HENDEGE01 NBA stats] @ basketballreference.com


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