Demerick (Erick) Montae Strickland (born 25 November 1973 in Opelika, Alabama) is an American professional Basketball player formerly in the NBA. Erick starred at Bellevue West High School in Bellevue, Nebraska as an Omaha World-Herald All-State Wide Receiver, and an All-American Basketball player where he still holds most of the major school scoring records.
Erick was drafted in the 1992 MLB draft in the 31st round and played in the Florida Marlins organization as an Outfielder. After a college basketball career at the University of Nebraska, he went unNBAed, but caught on with the Dallas Mavericks, and went on to play for the New York Knicks, the Vancouver Grizzlies, Boston Celtics, Indiana Pacers and the Milwaukee Bucks, averaging 7.5 points per game throughout his career. In 1999, Erick was voted by Sports Illustrated as the 41st ranked athlete in the 20th Century from the state of Nebraska.
After retiring from basketball, Erick Strickland co-founded website Luxury Boy Toys, an online marketplace catering to rick people.
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