BIRTHPLACE: MUNCIE, IN
NBA SEASONS: 10
After an unstoppable college career at Ball State University, Bonzi Wells went on toplay for the Portland Trail Blazers, Memphis Grizzlies, Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets, and New Orleans Hornets. After 10 seasons in the NBA, Wells makes his return to professional in the BIG3.
As a shooting guard / small forward for the Portland Trailblazer, he set the franchise record for most points scored in a playoff game at 45 against the Dallas Mavericks in the first round of the 2003 NBA Playoffs. After a trade to the Sacramento Kings, Wells further expanded his impressive playoff record. He was extremely productive, averaging 23.2 points and 12 rebounds per game in 6 2005 playoff games against the San Antonio Spurs. When Wells entered free agency at the closing of the season, teammate Ron Artest (now known as Metta World Peace) offered to forgo his entire salary in order to keep him on the team.