Birthplace: Inglewood, CA
NBA Seasons: 13
Reggie Theus, an Inglewood native and two-time NBA All-Star, made an impact at every stop on his basketball journey. After being selected 9th overall by the Chicago Bulls, he played 14 NBA seasons most notably for the Bulls and the Kansas City/Sacramento Kings averaging 18.5 points and 6.3 assists per game.
Before the NBA, Theus was still in the national spotlight as he lead the UNLV Rebels to its first Final Four appearance in 1977. Theus is one of just eight Rebels to have their jersey retired.
Once Theus’s playing days were over, he moved into coaching. After going 41-23 in two seasons at New Mexico State as the head coach, Theus earned a head coaching job with the Sacramento Kings earning a record of 44-62. He has also coached in the NBA D-League for the South Bay Lakers and at Cal State Northridge.