Clyde Drexler

1962 - Today

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Clyde Austin Drexler (born June 22, 1962) is an American former professional basketball player who currently works as the commissioner of the Big3 3-on-3 basketball league. Nicknamed "Clyde the Glide", he played 15 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA), spending a majority of his career with the Portland Trail Blazers before finishing with the Houston Rockets. He was a ten-time NBA All-Star and named to the NBA's 50th and 75th anniversary teams. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clyde Drexler has received more than 4,396,753 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Clyde Drexler is the 10th most popular basketball player, the 1,173rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,350th in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Basketball Player.

Clyde Drexler is most famous for being a professional basketball player. He played in the NBA from 1983 to 2003, and he won two NBA championships with the Houston Rockets.

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  • 4.4M

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  • 61.60

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  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.66

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  • 1.71

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Clyde Drexler has had the most page views in the with 485,990 views, followed by Spanish (37,972), and French (24,843). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Basque (78.99%), Korean (77.34%), and Malagasy (64.08%)


Among basketball players, Clyde Drexler ranks 10 out of 1,757Before him are Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, Magic Johnson, Kobe Bryant, Dennis Rodman, and Jerry West. After him are Dražen Petrović, Larry Bird, Svetislav Pešić, LeBron James, Pat Riley, and Radivoj Korać.

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Among people born in 1962, Clyde Drexler ranks 26Before him are Mohammed Omar, Michelle Yeoh, Steve Carell, Wesley Snipes, Jon Bon Jovi, and Steve Irwin. After him are Yahya Sinwar, Izzy Stradlin, Joan Laporta, Evander Holyfield, Viktor Tsoi, and Stephen Chow.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Clyde Drexler ranks 1,173 out of 20,380Before him are Robert S. Mulliken (1896), Roy O. Disney (1893), Susan Wojcicki (1968), Jackie Robinson (1919), Noah Gordon (1926), and Liliʻuokalani (1838). After him are Alonzo Church (1903), William Gibson (1948), Gene Sharp (1928), Yonatan Netanyahu (1946), Anjelica Huston (1951), and George Armitage Miller (1920).


Among basketball players born in United States, Clyde Drexler ranks 10Before him are Wilt Chamberlain (1936), Bill Russell (1934), Magic Johnson (1959), Kobe Bryant (1978), Dennis Rodman (1961), and Jerry West (1938). After him are Larry Bird (1956), LeBron James (1984), Pat Riley (1945), Julius Erving (1950), Oscar Robertson (1938), and Elgin Baylor (1934).