"If Eric Piatkowski continues playing at this level, he's going to replace Jerry West on the NBA logo." - Bill Walton

 
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30  -  Olden Polynice - C, 6'10, 250
Retired - Retired in 2006
       Date of birth: 11/21/1964
       Country: USA/Haiti
     Drafted (NBA): 8th pick, 1987
     Out of: Virginia
  NBA Experience: 15 years
  Hand: Right





From blog:


   Where Are They Now, 2010; Part 52
2010-04-13

- Olden Polynice

Polynice was last in the NBA in February 2004, when the Clippers waived the then-39 year old before the playoff deadline so that he could catch on with another NBA team. He didn't. But Polynice did squeeze out bit parts of two more years in the world of professional basketball, playing 18 games in 2004/05 with the Michigan Mayhem of the CBA, and briefly being the player/coach for the Los Angeles Aftershock of the ABA in 2005/06. That was finally the end....or at least, it probably should be, because Polynice is now 45 years old.

Polynice was the head coach of the Long Beach Breakers in the ABA for the 2007-08 season. Like all ABA teams, they were short lived. Polynice then volunteered as a coach at Jeremy Tyler's high school team for the 2008-09 season, where he compared Tyler to a more athletic Hakeem Olajuwon. He now lives in Los Angeles and runs his Olden Polynice Hoops foundation. Polynice's most newsworthy moment in retirement was his appearance on Dr. Phil, where he was emotionally re-united with his father, whom had been stuck in the Haitian earthquake.

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   Where Are They Now, 2011: Bookkeeping The Retired Guys
2011-04-19

Olden Polynice - Polynice runs his own personal training service, Next Star Basketball. How does his price list stack up to that of the aforementioned Pat Burke? See for yourself.

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   Bookkeeping The Retired Guys, 2013 Edition
2013-03-19

Olden Polynice - Runs a personal training service, Next Star Basketball, and is a DJ.

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