Brad Daugherty

Basketball Player
Born Oct 19, 1965

Bradley Lee Daugherty is an ESPN NASCAR analyst and retired American basketball player. He played college basketball at the University of North Carolina and professionally with the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA.

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1965 Birth Born on October 19, 1965.


1982 16 Years Old Daugherty played basketball at Charles D. Owen High School in Black Mountain, North Carolina, where he led the Warhorses to the 1982 state finals. … Read More


Daugherty was one of the greatest big men ever to play at the University of North Carolina. He entered college as a 16-year-old freshman and was a two-time All-ACC first team selection, and a first team All-American in 1986. … Read More
1992 26 Years Old He played in 41 postseason games and led the Cavaliers as far as the Eastern Conference Finals in 1992. … Read More
1993 27 Years Old He never played another game after the 1993–94 season, though he did make one appearance in uniform for the Whoopi Goldberg movie Eddie along with teammates Hot Rod Williams, John Battle, Terrell Brandon, and Bobby Phills.
1995 29 Years Old After two consecutive seasons of inactivity, he announced his retirement after the 1995–96 season.


1997 31 Years Old 1 More Event
His #43 jersey, a number he picked as a tribute to NASCAR legend Richard Petty (whom Daugherty lists as his favorite sportsman) was retired by the Cavaliers on March 1, 1997. … Read More


2007 41 Years Old Daugherty joined ESPN's return to NASCAR racing telecasts in 2007. … Read More
2014 48 Years Old On October 28, 2014 it was announced that Daugherty would serve as an NBA and college basketball analyst for ESPN, beginning in November.
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