Clyde Drexler

1962 - Today

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Clyde Austin Drexler (born June 22, 1962) is an American former professional basketball player who is 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 3,278,368 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Clyde Drexler is the 11th most popular basketball player (up from 73rd in 2019), the 1,053rd most popular biography from United States (up from 5,174th in 2019) and the 11th 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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Among basketball players, Clyde Drexler ranks 11 out of 1,264Before him are Bill Russell, Magic Johnson, Dennis Rodman, Larry Bird, Kobe Bryant, and Jerry West. After him are Scottie Pippen, Dražen Petrović, Oscar Robertson, Julius Erving, Radivoj Korać, and LeBron James.

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Among people born in 1962, Clyde Drexler ranks 18Before him are Steve Irwin, Olga Tokarczuk, David Fincher, Jon Bon Jovi, Sandra, and Alexander Litvinenko. After him are Kelly Preston, Jordan Belfort, Evander Holyfield, Wesley Snipes, Mohammed Omar, and Kirk Hammett.

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Among people born in United States, Clyde Drexler ranks 1,053 out of 15,968Before him are Jimmy Connors (1952), Scarlett Johansson (1984), Robert Forster (1941), Clifford D. Simak (1904), Whitey Bulger (1929), and Stanley B. Prusiner (1942). After him are Val Logsdon Fitch (1923), Burton Richter (1931), James Brolin (1940), George Akerlof (1940), Allen Dulles (1893), and John Young (1930).


Among basketball players born in United States, Clyde Drexler ranks 11Before him are Bill Russell (1934), Magic Johnson (1959), Dennis Rodman (1961), Larry Bird (1956), Kobe Bryant (1978), and Jerry West (1938). After him are Scottie Pippen (1965), Oscar Robertson (1938), Julius Erving (1950), LeBron James (1984), Karl Malone (1963), and Bob Cousy (1928).