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Christian Laettner
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Position: Power Forward / Center
Personal information
Full name: Christian Donald Laettner
Born: August 17, 1969 (1969-08-17) (age 52)
Angola, New York
Nationality: Flag of the United States.png American
Physical stats
Listed height: 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight: 235 lbs (107 kg)
National Basketball Association career
Debut: 1993 for the Minnesota Timberwolves
Final game: 2005 for the Miami Heat
Career information
High school: Nicholas
(Buffalo, New York)
College: Duke (1988-1992)
NBA Draft: 1992 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3rd
Selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves
Playing career: 1992-2005, 2011-2012
Career history
As player:
1992-1996 Minnesota Timberwolves
1996-1999 Atlanta Hawks
1999-2000 Detroit Pistons
2000-2001 Dallas Mavericks
2001-2004 Washington Wizards
2004-2005 Miami Heat
2011-2012 Jacksonville Giants
As coach:
2012 Fort Wayne Mad Ants (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
NBA.com profile profile

Christian Donald Laettner (born August 17, 1969) is an American retired professional basketball Power Forward / Center and businessman. Laettner was best known for his college career holding the NCAA record for most points scored helping lead Duke to 2 NCAA championships. Laettner was drafted 3rd overall in the 1992 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves playing for 6 different teams. He was also a member of the 1992 United States men's national basketball team, the "Deam Team", his rookie year along with such legends as Michael Jordan and Larry Bird. Laettner spends his retirement coaching at his basketball academy.

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