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Poncho Hodges

Birth name:
Derrel A. Hodges
Date of Birth:
6' 8" (2.03 m)
Poncho Hodges attended The University of Colorado on a basketball scholarship. He played an entire pre-season with the Los Angeles Lakers before being released, and also played basketball in countries such as Israel, France, Turkey, and Japan.After retirement from basketball, he attended North Carolina States School Of Drama.He was given the nickname "Poncho" by maternal grandmother Alberta White.