God Shammgod (born April 29, 1976, originally Shammgod Wells) is a former professional basketball player and basketball coach in the United States. He is currently employed by the Dallas Mavericks as a player development coach. He was picked by the Washington Wizards in the second round (17th selection) of the 1997 NBA draft and played for them in 1997–98.
He played for many clubs in the Chinese Basketball Association, including the Zhejiang Cyclones and Shanxi Yujun. He has previously worked as a professional musician in Poland and Saudi Arabia. Despite having a brief NBA career, he is the inventor of the “Shammgod,” a frequently used crossover dribble.
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According to our records, God Shammgod is now unmarried. On April 29, 1976, the American basketball player was born in New York City, NY. From 1997 to 1999, he was a point guard with the Washington Wizards.
God Shammgod is not dating anyone as of 2022. God has 45 years on this planet. God Shammgod had at least one previous relationship, according to CelebsCouples. He has never been married before.
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When he was known as Shammgod Wells, he played high school basketball at La Salle Academy in Manhattan. His teammates at La Salle Academy included future NBA player Metta World Peace (then known as Ron Artest) and former Providence College center Karim Shabazz. He was selected to the 1995 McDonald’s All-American Team and recorded nine points in the All-American game. He also played with Kobe Bryant during a summer on an AAU team.
Which school did God Shammgod attend
Shammgod played for two seasons at Providence College, where he averaged 10.3 PPG for his college career. He was selected to the Big East All-Rookie Team as a freshman in 1996 after setting the Big East freshman assist record, which has since been broken. As a sophomore, Shammgod teamed with future NBA player Austin Croshere in leading the Friars to the 1997 Elite Eight, where they lost to eventual NCAA champion Arizona in overtime. Shammgod registered 23 points and five assists while matching up against future NBA player Mike Bibby in the loss.
Shammgod appeared in 20 games for the Washington Wizards in 1997–98. Shammgod later played in the Chinese Basketball Association. Most of his professional playing career was spent outside of the U.S.
Shammgod reenrolled at Providence in 2012 to complete his undergraduate studies and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Leadership Development in May 2015. He served as an undergraduate student assistant on Ed Cooley’s staff and has been credited with playing a role in the development of Bryce Cotton and Kris Dunn.