The countdown is on! We’re offering 84 facts on the ’84 Draft – one every hour — in advance of the June 9 premiere of “The84Draft” on NBA TV.
Name: Sam Bowie
Vitals: 7-foot-1, 235 pounds
Birthday: March 17, 1961
Drafted in 1984: 2nd overall by Portland Trail Blazers
Draft fact: Sam Bowie, the 2nd pick of the 1984 Draft, appeared in 76 games in his rookie season. Over the next four seasons, though, he’d appear in just 63 combined games as injuries limited him.
We’re just 76 hours away from “The84Draft” on NBA TV! Tune in for the captivating story on one of the NBA’s most talent-filled and unique classes ever.