Sean Michael Elliott was born February 2, 1968 in Arizona.
After high school, Elliott would attend hometown University of Arizona under head coach Lute Olson. Elliott had one of the greatest college basketball careers in history while playing all four years there. He was a consensus All-American in his junior and senior seasons, and finished his career with a 19.2 points average and broke Lew Alcindor's (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) all time PAC-10 career scoring record. He was the AP Player of the Year in 1989.
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Elliott was drafted by the San Antonio Spurs as the third overall pick in the 1989 NBA Draft. During his 12-year career, Elliott was a two-time All-Star and helped deliver the Spurs their first NBA title in 1999.
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Elliott's No. 32 jersey is retired by both the University of Arizona and the San Antonio Spurs. Here's to you, Sean Elliott. Happy Birthday.