Dyron Nix

Dyron Nix
Personal information
Born (1967-02-11)February 11, 1967
Meridian, Mississippi
Died December 15, 2013(2013-12-15) (aged 46)
Atlanta, Georgia
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Fort Walton Beach
(Fort Walton Beach, Florida)
College Tennessee (1985–1989)
NBA draft 1989 / Round: 2 / Pick: 29th overall
Selected by the Charlotte Hornets
Playing career 1989–2000
Position Small forward
Number 23
Career history
1989–1990 Indiana Pacers
1990–1991 ALM Évreux (France)
1991 Grand Rapids Hoops (CBA)
1991–1992 Mayoral Málaga (Spain)
1992–1993 Maccabi Tel Aviv (Israel)
1993 Omaha Racers (CBA)
1993 Grupo Libro Valladolid (Spain)
1993–1994 Rochester Renegade (CBA)
1994 7Up Joventut (Spain)
1994–1995 Somontano Huesca (Spain)
1996 Festina Andorra (Spain)
1996–1997 Fórum Filatélico (Spain)
1997–1998 Irakleio B.C (Greece)
1998–1999 Cáceres CB (Spain)
1999–2000 Cantabria Lobos (Spain)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Dyron Patrick Nix (February 11, 1967 – December 15, 2013) was an American professional basketball player who was selected by the Charlotte Hornets in the 2nd round (29th overall) of the 1989 NBA Draft. Nix played only one year in the NBA for the Indiana Pacers during the 1989-90 season. He averaged 2.0 points in 20 games played. He played collegiately at the University of Tennessee and averaged 21.6 ppg during his senior season.

His daughter Cree began her college basketball career at Lipscomb University, then transferred to the University of Illinois at Chicago.[1]

Nix died on December 15, 2013 of pneumonia in Atlanta at the age of 46.[2]


  1. Cree Nix. uicflames.com
  2. "Former Vol Dyron Nix dies at age 46 of pneumonia". Local8now.com. December 15, 2013. Retrieved December 15, 2013.

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