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Rick Fox

Ulrich Alexander "Rick" Fox (born July 24, 1969) is a Canadian television actor and retired professional basketball player who last played for the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers in 2004. Fox was born in Toronto, the son of Dianne Gerace, who was an Olympic high jumper and women's pentathlete, and Ulrich Fox. His father is Bahamian and his mother is Italian Canadian. Fox's family moved to his father's native Bahamas when Fox was three. He attended Kingsway Academy in Nassau, where he was a member of the high school's basketball team, the "Saints." Fox also played high school basketball in Warsaw, Indiana. After two seasons (1984–1986) at Warsaw, Fox was projected to have a monster senior season. Just prior to his senior season, the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) ruled that he had no more high school eligibility left (due to completing eight semesters in the Bahamas) and was not allowed to participate in any IHSAA games. Despite not playing his senior season, Fox was voted onto the Indiana All-Star team in 1987. He then went on to star collegiately at the University of North Carolina where his highlights included leading the Tar Heels to the 1991 NCAA Final Four. Fox

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Rick Fox To Kobe -- Come Play For Me ... On My Video Game Team

Rick Fox To Kobe
Come Play For Me On My Video Game Team

Kobe Bryant has a squad to play for when his Lakers days are officially done .... 'cause Rick Fox just invited the Mamba to join Echo Fox ... his League of Legends team. If you don't know what… READ MORE >

Rick Fox -- Retire BOTH Of Kobe's Numbers ... He Deserves It (VIDEO)

Rick Fox
Retire BOTH Of Kobe's Numbers ... He Deserves It

#8 or #24 ... that's the issue the Lakers will face when it comes time to retire Kobe Bryant's jersey -- but Rick Fox says he has a better solution ... RETIRE 'EM BOTH!!! The issue is that Bryant… READ MORE >

- 69 days ago
Rick Fox -- Essentially Says Phil Jackson Tanked the Knicks

Rick Fox Essentially Says
Phil Jackson Tanked the Knicks

Here's Rick Fox ... basically saying Phil Jackson tanked the Knicks this season -- while trying to be super politically correct at the same time.  Rick -- who we love by the way (super nice… READ MORE >

- 300 days ago
Rick Fox -- I'd Never Get Married On Reality TV ... But My Son Thinks I Should

Rick Fox
I'd Never Get Married On Reality TV But My Son Thinks I Should!

Rick Fox is no Lamar Odom ... or even Kris Humphries -- telling TMZ Sports he would NEVER marry Eliza Dushku on a reality TV special ... but his son says he should strongly reconsider!!! Rick… READ MORE >

- 661 days ago
Rick Fox to Lakers -- Pray for the Lottery ... Playoffs Are Out of the Question

Rick Fox
PRAY FOR THE LOTTERY Playoffs Are Out of the Question

The Lakers playoff hopes are dead ... so says Rick Fox, who tells TMZ Sports his old team should start praying for the #1 pick in next year's NBA draft.The 3x NBA champ was hiding under his hood… READ MORE >

- 757 days ago
Rick Fox: The Real World Was Too Much for Junior Seau

Rick Fox
The Real World Was Too Much For Junior Seau

Junior Seau fell victim to a problem encountered by many former pro athletes -- post-career depression -- this according to former pro athlete-turned-actor Rick Fox.Fox tells TMZ, retiring from a… READ MORE >

- 1373 days ago
Lamar Odom Trade -- Let's All Cry It Out

Lamar Odom Trade
Let's All Cry It Out

Rick Fox, Kobe Bryant ... and Laker fans everywhere seem so distraught over Lamar Odom's move to the Mavericks -- the trade shoulda been sponsored by Kleenex. WAHHHH!!Check out TMZ on TV -- click… READ MORE >

- 1516 days ago
Rick Fox Busted -- Traveling Violation

Rick Fox Busted -- Traveling Violation

Rick Fox could end up paying the City of Los Angeles nearly $500 -- because TMZ has learned, the ex-NBA star got popped for running a red light recently ... and the cop didn't let him off with a… READ MORE >

- 1847 days ago
'DWTS' Week 2 Secrets: Songs, Dances, Singers

'DWTS' Week 2 Secrets:
Songs, Dances, Singers

Our "Dancing With the Stars" spies are better than ever this week, because we know which special guests are singing, which dances the dancers are dancing, and what songs they've chosen. So,… READ MORE >

- 1959 days ago
'Sex Bomb' Explodes on 'Dancing With the Stars'

'Sex Bomb'
Explodes on 'Dancing With the Stars'

TMZ is blowing the lid off of the "Dancing with the Stars" premiere -- 'cause we know EVERY SINGLE THING that's set to go down on the show ... from songs to props and even EXPLOSIONS! BTW --… READ MORE >

- 1967 days ago

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