Name: Sherell Ford
Year Inducted: 2013
Schools / Organizations:
(Maywood) Proviso East High School
The Universty of Illinois--Chicago
NBA: Seattle Supersonics
Biography: Sherell averaged 23 ppg and 7 rpg as a senior at (Maywood) Proviso East High School. He led the Pirates to the IHSA 1991 Class AA State Championship. The 6-foot-7 forward joined Michael Finley and Donnie Boyce on Proviso East's legendary "Three Amigos" team. Sherell went on to play at the University of Illinois--Chicago from 1992-95 where he was the Horizon Conference Player of the Year in 1995. Sherell was the 1st round pick of the NBA Seattle Supersonics in 1995, the 26th player taken, overall.