Position
Forward
Height
6'8
Weight
198 lbs.
Class
Junior
Hometown
Brooklyn, N.Y.
High School
Alexander-Hamilton HS

(updated 7/22/03)

POST NBA CAREER
Played two seasons in Italy (Polti Cantu and Siena) from 1996-98 … In 2000, played for the Brooklyn Kings of the USBL and averaged 16.2 points and 6.0 rebounds per game … Played 2000-01 for Achilleas Kaimakliou in Cypress and then for the Florida Sea Dragons of the USBL … Played in the 2001 Southern California Summer Pro League with Magic Johnson’s All-Stars, the Great Danes … Inducted into the Louisiana Basketball Hall of Fame on July 24, 2003 … Attending Florida Metropolitan University in Tampa to complete his degree in computer science.

NBA/PRO CAREER (1985-96)
Played three seasons with the Milwaukee Bucks (1985-88) before playing the 1988-89 season with the Seattle SuperSonics … Averaged 6.3 points per game in three seasons in Milwaukee and 7.6 ppg. in his season in Seattle … One of 12 players selected in the 1989 NBA Expansion Draft by the Orlando Magic … Started the first game in Orlando Magic history on Nov. 4, 1989 … Made a 20-foot jumper for the Orlando Magic’s Scott Skiles’ NBA-record 30th assist with 19.6 seconds left in the Magic’s 155-116 win over the Denver Nuggets on Dec. 30, 1990 … Had best years of his career in Orlando from 1989-92 when he averaged 12.8, 12.9 and 12.1 points per game … Averaged 12.7 points per game over three seasons in Orlando … Suffered a crushed disc in his neck in 1992 when Patrick Ewing landed on him in an attempt to block his shot … After a failed comeback attempt and three seasons away from the NBA, decided to try to get back into professional basketball once again … Led the Atlanta Trojans to a 19-9 overall record and a runner-up finish for the league title … Named First-Team All-USBL after leading the league in scoring (26.3) and ranking third in rebounding (6.9) … Played for the Continental Basketball Association’s Connecticut Pride before being picked up by the Bucks for the second time … Played in only 19 games in the 1995-96 season, averaging 2.9 points … Finished his NBA career with 4,036 points and 1,317 rebounds.

1985 NBA DRAFT
The No. 22 overall pick by Milwaukee Bucks in the first round of the 1985 NBA Draft … Became the third Tiger to be drafted in the first round … Joined “Pistol” Pete Maravich (No. 3 by Atlanta Hawks, 1970) and Howard Carter (No. 15 by Denver Nuggets, 1983) as LSU’s all-time NBA first-round picks (through 1985) … Later, John Williams (No. 12 by Washington Bullets, 1986), Chris Jackson (No. 3 by Denver Nuggets, 1990), Stanley Roberts (No. 23 by Orlando Magic, 1991), Geert Hammink (No. 26 by Orlando Magic, 1993) and Stromile Swift (No. 2 by Vancouver Grizzlies, 2000) were selected in the first round.

JUNIOR SEASON (1984-85)
Less than a month his junior season (April 12), declared hardship and decided to enter the NBA draft with one season of eligibility remaining at LSU … Named Third-Team All-SEC by the AP and the UPI … Closed out his career at the Maravich Assembly Center with one of his most memorable games, as he shut down Kenny Walker and the Kentucky Wildcats to give the Tigers the SEC regular-season title … In the 67-61 win over the Wildcats (March 2), the defensive-minded Reynolds held the SEC’s best player to a season-low four field goals and forced seven turnovers … Led the Tigers in steals (48) and assists (105), while ranking seven and eighth, respectively, in the SEC in these categories … Third on the team in scoring (11.0), rebounding (6.1) and minutes played (803) … Scored a season-high of 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds in a 78-64 win over New Orleans (Dec. 21) … Posted five double doubles … Had a great stretch in mid-season, recording double doubles in four of five games from Jan. 12 until Jan. 26 … Missed five straight double doubles in Jan. 17 contest against Ole Miss when he had 18 points and eight rebounds … Pulled down a season-high 14 rebounds against Tennessee on Jan. 12 … Finished his LSU career ranked No. 15 in scoring (1,071) and No. 14 in rebounding (613) … Earned his third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (1983-84)
Named to the Coaches’ All-SEC team, the AP’s Second Team and the UPI’s Third Team … Led the Tigers in scoring (14.2), rebounding (8.2) and steals (81) … First Tiger to lead the team in scoring and rebounding in the same season since Durand “Rudy” Macklin in 1979-80 … Second on the team in field-goal percentage (52.8) and blocked shots (18) … Led the SEC in steals and was seventh in rebounds … Came up two steals short of the school record (83) set by Ethan Martin in 1980-81 … Became the 23rd Tiger to score at least 400 points in a single season (411) … Highlight of the season was his nationally televised performance against North Carolina in Chapel Hill (Jan. 29), where he scored a career-high 29 points on 12-of-15 shooting with 10 rebounds … Called “a tremendously gifted athlete” by North Carolina coach Dean Smith … Continues to work on his free throw shooting and perimeter shooting while exhibiting exceptional moves to the basket … Posted seven double doubles … Pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds versus Vanderbilt on Jan. 1 … Has turned defense into an art, making key steals to help win games over Georgia (Feb. 4), Tennessee (Feb. 6) and Auburn (Feb. 25) … Had seven steals on two occasions … Earned his second varsity letter.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (1982-83)
A consensus selection to the SEC’s All-Freshman team after averaging 10.6 points and 6.2 rebounds in 32 games for the Tigers … He led the team with 65 steals, including a team-high of seven against Auburn (Feb. 26) … Started 30-of-32 games and shot 53.4 percent from the field, mostly on twisting inside moves … A defensive gem, he was credited with a school-record 203 “defensive points,” breaking Kenny Higgs’ 1975-76 mark of 202 … Ranked second on the team in rebounds (198), blocked shots (24) and field-goal percentage (53.4) … Third on the team in scoring (10.6) and assists (61) … Scored in double figures in 11 of LSU’s final 12 games, including a 16.2 average in the final five games of the regular season … He season highs of 22 points (vs. Auburn) and 14 rebounds (vs. Loyola-Chicago, vs. Tennessee in SEC Tournament) … Earned his first varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (1981-82 at WISCONSIN)
Sat out his freshman season due to academic ineligibility … Enrolled at Madison Area Technical College for two months to earn his high school equivalency degree … Transferred to LSU in late April of 1982 after Wisconsin coach Bill Cofield resigned.

PRE-LSU
Reynolds was the New York City Player of the Year in 1980-81 coming out of Alexander Hamilton High School in Brooklyn, N.Y. … He averaged 28 points, 18 rebounds, seven assists and four blocked shots during his senior season … Named All-America by Street & Smith and Converse … Received the Wingate Award, given to the outstanding public school athlete in the New York City metropolitan area … Led Hamilton to a 29-2 record and the city championship in 1980-81 … Scored a career high of 46 points … Coached by Ray Haskins … Originally signed with the University of Wisconsin.

PERSONAL
Nicknamed “Ice” for his fluid movements around the basket … Business administration major while at LSU … Mother, Gloria, lost her hearing around Jerry’s birth … Born Dec. 23, 1962, in Brooklyn, N.Y. … Has four older sisters — Robin, Cheri, Denise and Marcia — and one older brother, Tony … Favorite aspect of basketball is “its never ending fast pace.” … Learned to play the game on Brooklyn, N.Y., playgrounds.

REYNOLDS‘ LSU CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR G/GS FG/FGA PCT FT/FTA PCT PTS AVG REB AVG PF/D AST BLK STL
1982-83 32/30 126/236 .534 88/142 .620 340 10.6 198 6.2 90/4 61 24 65
1983-84 29/28 162/307 .528 85/158 .538 411 14.2 239 8.2 97/7 45 18 81
1984-85 29/24 128/255 .502 64/107 .598 320 11.0 176 6.1 71/1 105 11 48
TOTALS 90/82 416/798 .521 237/407 .582 1,071 11.9 613 6.8 258/12 211 53 194

REYNOLDS‘ NBA CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR TEAM G/GS FG/FGA PCT FT/FTA PCT PTS AVG REB AVG PF/D AST BLK TO STL
1985-86 MIL 55/8 72/162 .444 58/104 .558 203 3.7 80 1.5 57/0 86 19 52 43
1986-87 MIL 58/24 140/356 .393 118/184 .641 404 7.0 173 3.0 91/0 106 30 62 50
1987-88 MIL 62/21 188/419 .449 119/154 .773 498 8.0 160 2.6 97/0 104 32 104 74
1988-89 SEA 56 149/357 .417 127/167 .760 428 7.6 100 1.8 56/0 62 26   50
1989-90 ORL 67/40 309/741 .417 239/322 .742 858 12.8 323 4.8 162/1 180 64   90
1990-91 ORL 80/9 344/793 .434 336/419 .802 1,034 12.9 299 3.7 123/0 203 55   35
1991-92 ORL 46/16 197/518 .380 158/189 .836 555 12.1 149 3.2   151      
1995-96 MIL 19/0 21/53 .396 13/21 .619 56 2.9 33 1.7 20/0 12 6 16 15
TOTAL 8 443 1420/3399 .418 1163/1560 .746 4,036 9.1 1,317 3.0 904

REYNOLDS‘ NBA PLAYOFFS CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR TEAM G/GS FG/FGA PCT FT/FTA PCT PTS AVG REB AVG PF/D AST BLK TO STL
1985-86 MIL 7/0 7/17 .412 6/11 .545 20 2.9 9 1.3 5/0 4 3 4 4
1986-87 MIL 4/0 1/3 .333 1/2 .500 3 0.8 1 0.3 0/0 2 0 0 3
1987-88 MIL 3/0 4/6 .667 0/0 .000 8 2.7 1 0.3 1/0 1 0 1 0
1988-89 SEA 4/0 7/22 .318 7/10 .700 22 5.5 5 1.3 6/0 1 5   2
TOTAL 4 18/0 19/48 .396 14/23 .609 53 2.9 16 0.9 12/0 8 8 9
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