Glen Rice

Basketball Player

Glen Anthony Rice is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA. The 6'8" tall Rice was a three-time NBA All-Star guard/forward, ranking 11th in NBA history with 1,559 three-point field goals made during his 15-year career. As a player, Rice won an NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship and an NBA Championship. Rice has won both the NBA All-Star Game MVP and the NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player awards.… Read More

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1967 Birth Born on May 28, 1967.


1988 21 Years Old After Rice's junior year, he was invited to try out for the 1988 United States Olympic basketball team, but was cut before reaching the group of 48.
…  He led Michigan to the 1989 NCAA Men's Division I basketball championship, scoring an NCAA-record 184 points in tournament play, a record that still stands. … Read More
1991 - 1994 3 More Events
1995 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Despite not being selected to play in the annual NBA All-Star Game, Rice participated in the NBA All-Star Long Distance Shootout at the 1995 All-Star game in Phoenix, and won the contest, edging out another sharp-shooter, Reggie Miller. … Read More
1996 29 Years Old 1 More Event
He was also named to play in the 1996 NBA All-Star Game, but the Hornets failed to make the playoffs.


1997 30 Years Old 1 More Event
His play earned him his second straight All-Star game election, and at the 1997 NBA All-Star Game set an individual All-Star game records of 20 points in the third quarter and 24 points in the second half to finish with 26 points for the game. … Read More
1998 31 Years Old The 1998–99 season would start late and last only 50 games due to a league lockout, and on March 10, 1999 the Hornets traded Rice to the Los Angeles Lakers.
In 1999, Rice was again traded in exchange for fan favorite, Eddie Jones and Elden Campbell. … Read More
2000 33 Years Old In New York Rice would take on a sixth-man role on the team and provide the Knicks with well needed support off the bench. In the 2000–01 season he played in 72 games, averaging 12 points-per-game. … Read More
2001 34 Years Old 1 More Event
After the season in which the Knicks lost in five games to the Toronto Raptors in the first round of the 2001 Playoffs, he would eventually be traded to the Houston Rockets for Shandon Anderson. … Read More
2003 36 Years Old Following the 2003 season he would be traded to the Utah Jazz, but would then sign with the Los Angeles Clippers. … Read More
2004 37 Years Old Fittingly, it was on February 18, 2004 against the Lakers, and he would retire after playing just 18 games.
2005 38 Years Old On February 20, 2005, Rice's No. 41 jersey was retired during a ceremony at Michigan's Crisler Arena.


2008 41 Years Old On January 11, 2008, Rice was arrested in Miami on suspicion of felony battery. … Read More
2011 44 Years Old A 2011 biography of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin revealed that she had had a one-night stand with Rice in 1987 while he was participating in the Great Alaska Shootout basketball tournament in Anchorage, Alaska.
2013 46 Years Old Rice's son, Glen Rice, Jr. (born January 1, 1991), was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 35th overall pick of the 2013 NBA draft. … Read More
2016 49 Years Old On April 28, 2016 Rice married his longtime girlfriend and youngest daughter's mother, Tia Santoro, at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Miami.
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