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Ron Mercer - SG/SF, 6'7, 215
Retired - Retired in 2006
       Date of birth: 05/18/1976
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 6th pick, 1997
     Out of: Kentucky
  NBA Experience: 8 years
  Hand: Right

From blog:

   Where Are They Now, 2010; Part 44

- Ron Mercer

Ron Mercer, a touchy subject to us Bulls fans, did not play after being the Nets' amnesty clause waivee in August 2005. He was only 29 at the time, yet that was the end of his career. His main contribution to the news after that was being involved in an assault at a strip club in August 2007; after an argument with one of the girls, Mercer's friend stabbed a bouncer that told them to leave, and Mercer then punched him. (Mercer pleaded guilty and received probation.) At the behest of Kentucky head coach John Calipari, Mercer has signed up to join a program at the university that helps former players complete their degrees, along with Derek Anderson.

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   Where Are They Now, 2011: Bookkeeping The Retired Guys

Derek Anderson and Ron Mercer - Last time we checked in on Ron Mercer and Derek Anderson, the pair were returning to Kentucky to complete their degrees. Anderson has also commissioned a documentary about the 1996 National Championship winning Wilcatds, dubbed The Untouchables.

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   Bookkeeping The Retired Guys, 2013 Edition

Ron Mercer - Ran a camp nine months ago. Lives in Nashville, helps out at Kentucky on occasion.

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