Charles Oakley attended Virginia Union University in Richmond, where he was named NCAA Division II Player of the Year in 1985, averaging 24.3 points and 17.3 rebounds per game. In 1985, Oakley was drafted ninth overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Oakley played for the Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards and the Houston Rockets in his NBA Career. A rebound machine, Oakley placed in the top ten in rebounds per game five times between 1987 and 1994. The NBA All-Star finished his career with 12,417 points, 12,205 rebounds and 3,217 assists.