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Stromile Swift

Stromile Swift (born November 21, 1979) is a former American professional basketball player. At 6'10" and 220 lbs, he played the power forward and center positions. Swift spent his college career at Louisiana State University, where he led the Tigers to the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament his sophomore year, during the time when the LSU men's basketball program was under probation and had limited scholarships available. Swift was selected second overall in the 2000 NBA Draft by the Vancouver Grizzlies. He competed in the 2001 Slam Dunk Competition against Baron Davis, DeShawn Stevenson, Corey Maggette, Desmond Mason, and Jonathan Bender. Swift placed 4th and Desmond Mason of the Seattle Supersonics won the competition. After the 2004–05 season, he left the Grizzlies as a free agent and signed a four-year, $22 million contract with the Houston Rockets. At the time of his departure to Houston for the 2005–06 season, Swift was the last remaining player on the Grizzlies roster to have moved with the team from Vancouver. In 2006, he was traded back to the Grizzlies along with the rights to the #8 draft pick Rudy Gay in exchange for Shane Battier, in a draft day

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Former #2 NBA Draft Pick Arrested While Carrying Gun

Former #2 NBA Draft Pick Arrested While Carrying Gun

Stromile Swift -- the #2 pick in the 2000 NBA Draft -- was arrested in Shreveport, LA earlier this month after arriving to a woman's home with a gun in his pocket ... only to find Shreveport PD… READ MORE >

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