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|Center / Power forward|
|Date of birth: May 19, 1976|
|Place of birth: Temple, Texas|
|Height: 6 ft 9 in||Weight: 255 lbs|
|NBA Draft: 1998; Round: 1 / Pick: 22nd|
|Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers|
|Debut: 1998 for the Los Angeles Clippers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Brian Skinner at NBA.com|
Brian Skinner (born May 19, 1976 in Temple, Texas) is an American professional basketball player who plays at Center/Power forward. A 6'9", 265 lbs. forward-center from Baylor University, Skinner was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers in the 1st round (22nd overall) of the 1998 NBA Draft. He has since played for the Clippers, the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Philadelphia 76ers, the Milwaukee Bucks and the Sacramento Kings, averaging 5.7 points per game.
He was traded from the 76ers to the Sacramento Kings in the deal that sent Chris Webber to Philadelphia. During his stint in Sacramento (2004-05 season), he had one of his best career years with a 7.4 points per game average on a 55.4 percent shooting while also grabbing 8.7 rebounds per game. He also recorded a career high of 1.7 blocks per game during that season.
For the 2006-07 season, Skinner is averaging less than 5 points in 10-20 minutes per game.