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Darryl Dawkins (1957–2015)

Darryl Dawkins (January 11, 1957 - August 27, 2015) was an American professional basketball player, most noted for his days with the National Basketball Association's Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Nets, although he also played briefly for the Detroit Pistons and Utah Jazz late in his career. His nickname, "Chocolate Thunder", was bestowed upon... See full bio »

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1982 NBA Finals Self - Philadelphia 76ers Center
(1982)

Filmography

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 2013 The Doctor (TV Movie documentary)
Self
 2013 Tosh.0 (TV Series)
Self
- Nerf Dunker (30 For 30.0) (2013) ... Self
 2011-2012 NB80's (TV Mini Series)
Self - NBA Player
- Volume 5 (2012) ... Self - NBA Player
- Volume 4 (2012) ... Self - NBA Player
- Volume 3 (2012) ... Self - NBA Player
- Volume 2 (2011) ... Self - NBA Player
- Volume 1 (2011) ... Self - NBA Player
 2007 Backyard Stadiums (TV Series)
Self
 2006-2007 ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Greatest Dunkers (2007) ... Self
- Greatest Performances (2006) ... Self
 2006 ESPN City Slam (TV Series)
Self
 2006 Greatest Moments in NBA History (Video documentary)
Self - Philadelphia 76ers (1975-82)
 2006 2 Live Stews (TV Series)
Self
- Week 2 (2006) ... Self
 2004 Dream Job (TV Series)
Contestant (Season 3, second eliminated)
 2000 Whatever Happened to Micheal Ray? (TV Movie documentary)
Self
 1999 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Earvin 'Magic' Johnson (1999) ... Self
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1999) ... Self
 1989 The Big Bang (Documentary)
The Basketball Star
 1986 WrestleMania 2 (TV Special)
Self
 1982 1982 NBA Finals (TV Mini Series)
Self - Philadelphia 76ers Center
- Game 2 (1982) ... Self - Philadelphia 76ers Center
- Game 1 (1982) ... Self - Philadelphia 76ers Center
 1978-1979 The NBA on CBS (TV Series)
Self
 1977 The 1977 NBA Finals (TV Mini Series)
Self - Philadelphia 76ers Center / Self - Philadelphia Eagles Center
- Game 2 (1977) ... Self - Philadelphia 76ers Center
- Game 1 (1977) ... Self - Philadelphia Eagles Center
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 2015 Mike & Mike (TV Series)
Self - Former NBA Player
- Episode dated 28 August 2015 (2015) ... Self - Former NBA Player
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial: A&W Root Beer (with voice of Marv Albert; late 80s) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 11" (2.11 m)

Spouse:

Janice Hoderman  (his death)  (2 children) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Coach of the Newark Express of the ABA. See more »

Nickname:

The Dawk See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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