Al Wood

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Al Wood
Al Wood, Duke Chronicle 1981 All-ACC.jpg
Wood with North Carolina in 1981
Personal information
Born (1958-06-02) June 2, 1958 (age 65)
Gray, Georgia, U.S.
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight193 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High schoolJones County (Gray, Georgia)
CollegeNorth Carolina (1977–1981)
NBA draft1981 / Round: 1 / Pick: 4th overall
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
Playing career1981–1991
PositionSmall forward / Shooting guard
Number7, 4
Career history
1981–1982Atlanta Hawks
19821983San Diego Clippers
19831986Seattle SuperSonics
1986–1987Dallas Mavericks
1987–1988Basket Mestre
1989–1990Omaha Racers
1990–1991FC Mulhouse Basket
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points4,902 (11.8 ppg)
Rebounds1,262 (3.0 rpg)
Assists742 (1.8 apg)
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Martin Alphonzo Wood (born June 2, 1958) is an American former professional basketball player who played in six National Basketball Association (NBA) seasons for four teams: the Atlanta Hawks, San Diego Clippers, Seattle SuperSonics and Dallas Mavericks. A 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) All-American playing college basketball for the North Carolina Tar Hells, Wood was selected by the Hawks in the first round (4th pick overall) of the 1981 NBA draft.

Wood attended Jones County High School in Gray, Georgia. He was named to the inaugural McDonald's All-American team, which played in the 1977 Capital Classic.[1][2] At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he averaged 16 points a game, averaged 5 rebounds a game and shot 56 percent from the field.

In his NBA career, Wood played in 417 games and scored 4,902 points. His best year as a professional came during the 1985–86 season as a member of the SuperSonics, appearing in 80 games and averaging 15.0 ppg.


  1. ^ "The Origin of the McDonalds All American Game". ESPN. February 26, 2003. Retrieved April 3, 2023.
  2. ^ "Prep Al-America revealed". The Herald Journal. March 20, 1977. p. 14. Retrieved April 3, 2023 – via

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