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Corey Benjamin 10 Personal Facts, Biography, Wiki
American former professional basketball player
Born: February 24, 1978 (age 43 years), Compton, California, United States
Height: 1.98 m
Playing career: 1998–2008
NBA draft: 1998 (Round: 1 / Pick: 28)
Listed weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Education: Oregon State University, Fontana High School
Position: Shooting Guard and Point Guard ▪ Shoots: Right
6-6, 200lb (198cm, 90kg)
Born: February 24, 1978 (Age: 43-272d) in Compton, California us
College: Oregon State
High School: Fontana in Fontana, California
Draft: Chicago Bulls, 1st round (28th pick, 28th overall), 1998 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: February 7, 1999
Career Length: 4 years
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While a member of the Oregon State Beavers, Benjamin played on the same team as his older brother, Sonny.
Corey Benjamin Daughter is facing assault allegations after a video of her playing in the youth league went viral. Here is what we know about Corey so far.
Benjamin is an American former basketball player who got drafted by the Chicago Bulls in the 28th overall of the 1998 NBA Draft.
He played in the NBA from 1998 to 2003 and played with the Chicago Bulls from 1998 to 2001. During his career, he played for several teams including, Sutor Montegranaro, Southern California Surf, Atlanta Hawks, Chalonnais, Benfica, and Daegu Orions.
Corey played basketball for Fontana High School and Oregon State University.
He was famously balled up at the Bulls workout in 1999 by retired Michael Jordan. In the year 1996, he won the titles of California Mr. Basketball, McDonald’s All-American, and Second-team Parade All-American.
A video of Benjamin’s daughter playing in a youth league went viral on Twitter, Instagram, and Reddit in 2021.
In the video, she clotheslined and assaulted an opponent during the game. The victim’s name is Lauryn Ham. She unintentionally collided with two players after missing her three-point field goal.
Corey’s daughter faked a foul and viciously assaulted a girl. Her mother can be heard in the background telling her to hit the girl. Several people on Reddit have voiced their opinion and said that they should be prosecuted for assault.
Corey and his wife prefer to stay away from the limelight.
Benjamin was arrested in November 2016 after an altercation that turned physical with his girlfriend. He was accused of cell phone and battery smashing that steamed from a February incident in California.
Corey’s longtime girlfriend told police that they were arguing when he grabbed her mobile and smashed it. He then physically blocked her from calling 911 using the house phone, reports TMZ.
Benjamin’s girlfriend ran out of the house and came to the nearby police station to get help. An arrest warrant got issued for his arrest in May and was taken into custody. Corey faced three charges two misdemeanors and one felony.
Former Chicago Bulls player Corey Benjamin is the father of the girl who was allegedly accused of assaulting an opponent at a youth basketball game after a collision with the opposition.
Corey Benjamin was a shooting guard for the Bulls from 1998 through to 2001, before joining the Atlanta Hawks in the 2002-03 season.
His career in the NBA never really took off and he was forced to ply his trade on the international scene, playing in the French league.
The 43-year old makes the news but not for good, as his daughter stole the headlines for taking out her frustration on an opponent after a missed three-point shot.
Corey Benjamin’s daughter goes by the name Cori. She is about 14 years of age and has a sister, Legacy.
Both girls are known as Benjamin Ballers on social media with a good following and they hope to be the NBA’s first sister duo. Cori plays for the Dream Academy girls basketball team, walking her father’s path.
She is said to be responsible for her sister gaining interest in the game.
Orange County hosted a Garden Grove girls’ basketball game between the SoCal Blaze and Dream Academy team at the Map Sports Facility on Sunday. This game was for the Fall Jamboree tournament, scheduled to be the second and final fixture of the tournament.
Dream Academy were losing by double-digits to the SoCal Blaze team when Cori tried to make a play from beyond the arc.
She missed but collided with two players from the opposition team and she fell to the ground. On getting up, a voice in the spectators’ stands rang out, saying “you better hit her”. That voice was later confirmed to be that of her mother, Tyra Hunt.
Cori moved towards one of the opponents who bumped into her during her play, Lauryn Ham, and sucker-punched her.
Lauryn fell to the ground and the game was halted by the whistle of the referee. She is said to have suffered a concussion and has been unable to resume school.
More information suggests that this isn’t the first rodeo for Corey Benjamin’s daughter, as she is said to have been involved in another incident sometime in September, where she hit two players during a basketball game.
Corey Benjamin’s daughter is said to have been banned from all games put together by the organization.
Although Corey Benjamin was not present at his daughter’s game, he saw the video and released an apology to every affected party.
Corey Benjamin went on to state that he is open to making sure his daughter gets the required help that she needs.