Today in Sports History: November 29

By Veronica An

In 1999, Tyrone Corbin played his 1,000th regular season NBA game. Corbin played small forward for the San Antonio Spurs, Cleveland Cavaliers, Phoenix Suns, Minnesota Timberwolves, Utah Jazz, and Atlanta Hawks before noticing his 1,000th game with the Sacramento Kings. He played a total of 1,065 games throughout his NBA career and; despite switching teams, only wore No. 23 and No. 33 jerseys. Corbin ended with a career average of 9.3 points (on .457 percent from the field), 4.8 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.2 steals in nearly 26 minutes per game while playing. He went on to coach the Utah Jazz first as assistant coach then as head coach (2011-2014). e also worked as assistant and interim coach for the Sacramento Kings from 2104-5. Corbin is currently the assistant coach to the Orlando Magic.

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