Terence Stansbury

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Terence Stansbury was Delaware’s 1980 Basketball Player of the year his senior year at Newark High School, Terence went on to star at Temple University. In his senior year at Temple he excelled in
the NCAA Division I Tournament, hitting a basket to beat St. John’s, followed by a 26 point performance against North Carolina in the NCAA Regional. Stansbury was named to All- American teams in 1984
by both the Associated Press and United Press International. He was Temple’s all time leading scorer with 1,811 points at the end of his career and was inducted into the Temple University Hall of
Fame.

He was the 15th player taken in the first round of the 1984 NBA draft by the Dallas Mavericks just before John Stockton by the Utah Jazz. Traded to Indiana in the pre-season, Terence became the
first Delaware player to score in the NBA and had a successful three years in the league with the Pacers and Seattle Supersonics. The highlight of his NBA career was winning the 1986 Slam Dunk
Contest at the All-Star game beating the likes of Michael Jordan. As international pro basketball began its’ enormous growth in Europe, Stansbury played and was a fan favorite in the major European
leagues from 1987 to 1993. He returned to the U.S. to play with Florida in the USBL from 1995 to 1997. After retiring as a full time player, Terence returned to Europe as a coach of teams in Belgium,
France and Luxembourg.

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