Cory Alexander Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 10 Aug, 2020
Facts of Cory Alexander
Date of Birth: 1973
Name Cory Alexander
Birth Name Cory Lynn Alexander
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Waynesboro, Virginia, USA
Ethnicity Black
Profession Former Basketball Player, Basketball Commentator
Working For ESPN
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Education University of Virginia
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Cory Alexander is an American former basketball player turned basketball analyst. He played point guard for the San Antonio Spurs, the Denver Nuggets, the Orlando Magic, and the Charlotte Bobcats. He currently works as a basketball analyst for ESPN.  

Cory Alexander: Age, Height & Education

Cory Alexander was born Cory Lynn Alexander on June 22, 1973, in Waynesboro, Virginia. He is 47 years old as of August 2020 and is billed as standing at 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 meters).

Cory first attended Waynesboro High School, later transferring to Flint Hill High School and then Oak Hill Academy. A McDonald's All-American, Alexander was named the Parade First Team All-American in 1991 while studying at Oak Hill.

Cory Alexander playing for the University of Virginia SOURCE: UVA Today

He earned his Bachelor in Science degree in psychology from the University of Virginia where he continued playing collegiate basketball.

Career

Cory Alexander was a collegiate basketball player during his time at the University of Virginia. He ranks 24th in the university's all-time high-scoring list with a total of 1,286 points and eighth-highest assists with a record of 401. 

During the 1995 NBA draft, Alexander was drafted 29th overall by the San Antonio Spurs, where spent the next three years. He was traded to the Denver Nuggets in 1998, where he spent the next two years before landing with the Orlando Magic in 2000. After a year with Orlando Magic, Alexander went into a three-year hiatus.

Cory Alexander playing for the Charlotte Bobcats SOURCE: Getty Images

He returned to NBA and joined the Charlotte Bobcats, ending his career with them following their 2004-2005 season.      

After retiring from active competition, Alexander remained a presence on the professional basketball scene, this time as an analyst. He worked for the student's radio network at his alma mater, University of Virginia. He also worked for Raycom Sports as a commentator for ACC Network. He is also the founder and president of his own basketball school, the Cory Alexander Basketball School, that he founded in August 1995.   

Alexander joined ESPN as a contributor in 2009. As part of his duties, he covers college basketball, providing analysis and commentary on collegiate games.        

Estimated to Have a Net Worth of Around $1 Million and $5 Million

Cory Alexander is estimated to have a net worth of around $1 million and $5 million. The primary source of his wealth is his professional basketball career, playing point guard for the NBA with such teams as the Denver Nuggets, the Orlando Magic, and the Charlotte Bobcats. His wealth is bolstered by his career post-retirement as a basketball analyst at ESPN. Additionally, he is also the founder and president of his own basketball school, the Cory Alexander Basketball School. 

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