Former NC star Charles Shackleford found dead

Charles Shackleford, who starred at NC State and performed for 4 groups over six NBA seasons, was discovered dead Friday in his dwelling in Kinston, North Carolina, police confirmed.

Kinston Police stated they’re nonetheless investigating the loss of life of the 50-year-old Shackleford, who performed for the Wolfpack from 1985-88. No reason behind loss of life has been given.

The 6-foot-10 Shackleford averaged 13.7 factors and seven.eight rebounds a recreation in three seasons at NC State. He earned first-team all-ACC honors in 1988 after main the league in rebounding at 9.6 per recreation that season.

He performed two seasons for the New Jersey Nets after being drafted in 1988. After a season in Europe, he performed for the Philadelphia 76ers from 1991 to 1993. After once more returning to Europe for a season, he performed 21 video games for the Minnesota Timberwolves through the 1994-95 season.

After bouncing round Europe for a couple of totally different groups and taking part in within the CBA, Shackleford returned to the NBA through the 1998-99 season and performed 32 video games for the Charlotte Hornets.