Sherman Douglas (born September 15, 1966) is a retired American professional basketball player from Syracuse University who played for the Miami Heat, Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks, New Jersey Nets and the Los Angeles Clippers from 1989 to 2001. His nickname, The General, is a play on his first name and his position as a point guard (as a floor general). He was known for revolutionizing the running "floater" shot in the lane.
Sherman Douglas set the all time NCAA assist record with the Syracuse Orangemen in 1989 before becoming the Heat's first starting point guard. Although he was only a second-round draft choice in 1989, his strong campaign (14.3 ppg and 7.6 apg) earned him a spot on the NBA's All-Rookie First Team. He bettered that campaign in 1990-91, when he led the Heat in scoring (18.5) and assists (8.5) and was named the team's most valuable player.
After holding out before the 1991-92 season, Douglas played five games with Miami before being dealt to the Boston Celtics for Brian Shaw on January 10, 1992. Douglas would play the best basketball of his career for the Boston Celtics, managing to pilot the team to the playoffs in 1994-1995 season despite their 35-47 record in the final season of the Boston Garden. Douglas averaged 14.7 points and 6.9 assists per game that year.
He played for the Los Angeles Clippers in the 1998-99 season and then was traded back to the Nets the season after.
Follow The Leader (Sherman Douglas)
The ultimate floor leader and master of the floater. One of the most under rated point guards of all time, Sherman Douglas aka The General.
Syracuse University Basketball - Derrick Coleman, Sherman Douglas and Stevie Thompson Highlights
Nasty Alley Oops in transition game played by Syracuse's Sherman Douglas, Derrick Coleman and Stevie Thompson! Highlights from 1988 game vs Kentucky.
Sherman Douglas hikes ball to Stevie Thompson for the dunk vs. Indiana 1988 Pre-season NIT
1994 5 Sherman Douglas Hits huge three
1994 5 Sherman Douglas Hits huge three.
David Mancuso's Loft Party w/ Musical host Douglas Sherman
NYC October 4th, 2012 Balloon drop.
Scottie Pippen Dunks Over Sherman Douglas Vs Bucks [70th Win]
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Sherman Douglas to Stevie Thompson and1 vs. Missouri 1988 Pre-season NIT
The Syracuse "Dunk Tape"
A highlight film circa 1989-1990 filled with nothing but dunks and highlights featuring the Syracuse Orangemen of the era. It is Awesome, with a capital A.
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Sherman Douglas alley oop to Derrick Coleman vs. Missouri 1988 Pre-Season NIT
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:48:45 -0800
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 04:09:04 -0800
Right now, McCullough would nudge Billy Owens out of the freshman Top 5. Owens averaged 13.0 points in 1988-89 while playing on a team that included Sherman Douglas (18.2 ppg), Derrick Coleman (16.9 ppg) and Stevie Thompson (18.0 ppg).
Baltimore Business Journal (blog)
Baltimore Business Journal (blog)
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:55:19 -0800
And it didn't even include what's still probably my fondest Cole memory, the 1985 standing-room-only city title matchup between DeMatha Catholic High School and Duke-bound Danny Ferry and Spingarn High School and Sherman Douglas, who'd go on to ...
Sat, 05 Jul 2014 12:37:16 -0700
MADISON / ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Douglas Roland Sherman Sr., age 88, went home to be with the Lord on June 30, 2014. He was born on Sept. 1, 1925, to Charles R. Sherman and Marie Joerdens Sherman in Milwaukee and lived his growing up years in ...
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:32:30 -0700
MIAMI — Old habits are hard to break, and old rivals are hard to like, so the Heat fans did what they have always done when Paul Pierce has been introduced here, and especially during the past four years, when they viewed him as one of the primary ...
Fri, 08 Nov 2013 15:46:00 -0800
College basketball tips off tonight, an occasion that sparks early season memories of preseason NITs and Maui Invitationals and Great Alaska Shootouts past, most especially the night Sherman Douglas and Stephen Thompson did this to Indiana at Madison ...
Mon, 11 Mar 2013 12:15:06 -0700
Three Syracuse players made the cut: Eric Devenforf, Derrick Coleman and Sherman Douglas. Devendorf is one of the most disliked Syracuse players in recent memory. Devendorf certainly played with an attitude and talked a lot of trash on the court.
Thu, 21 Feb 2013 15:18:36 -0800
Today's offering -- or Poli-Quip, if you will -- deals with Sherman Douglas, the former Syracuse University guard whose Big East Conference record for most assists in a career was broken on Wednesday night in the Carrier Dome by Providence's senior, ...
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