David Stiff (basketball)

David Stiff

Stiff defending Yao Ming at a 2007 exhibition game
Personal information
Born (1972-02-08) 8 February 1972
Melbourne, Victoria
Nationality Australian
Listed height 205 cm (6 ft 9 in)
Listed weight 102 kg (225 lb)
Career information
College Boston University (1992–1995)
Playing career 1992–2008
Position Power forward
Career history
1992; 1995–1996 Hobart Devils
1997–1998 North Melbourne Giants
1998–2002 Adelaide 36ers
1999; 2002 Petronas
2002–2004 Sydney Kings
2004–2008 Melbourne Tigers
Career highlights and awards
  • NBL All-Star (1997)
  • 6x NBL champion (1999, 2002–2004, 2006, 2008)
  • MBL Cup champion (2002)
  • MBL champion (1999)

David Stiff (born 8 February 1972) is a former Australian professional basketball player. He had a long and distinguished career, winning 6 NBL championships with three teams. In 2005 he portrayed a Wookie in Star Wars episode III, The Revenge of the Sith.[1] He is currently employed by an Australian Rules Football club, Collingwood, as High Performance Manager.


  1. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1400040/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

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