Earl Rashad Clark was born on January 17,1988 and is an American professional basketball player for Gigantes de Carolina of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional.
27 Facts About Earl Clark
Earl Clark played college basketball for the University of Louisville and was drafted 14th overall by the Phoenix Suns in the 2009 NBA draft.
Earl Clark was a 2006 McDonald's All-American, as well as a fourth-team Parade All-American.
Early in his junior season, Clark announced that he would forgo his senior season to enter the 2009 NBA draft.
Earl Clark was drafted 14th overall by the Phoenix Suns in the 2009 NBA draft.
Earl Clark made his first career three pointer on January 28,2010.
Earl Clark was sent to the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League on March 15,2010, after only averaging 2.7 points, 1.1 rebounds, and 7.6 minutes in 45 games.
On January 9,2013, Earl Clark had a breakthrough night, playing 27 minutes and setting personal bests with 22 points and 13 rebounds against the San Antonio Spurs.
Earl Clark had been playing sparingly, but he received extended playing time after injuries to Lakers big men Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol, and Jordan Hill.
Earl Clark had three double-doubles over six games, and he was named a permanent starter even after Gasol returned.
On July 12,2013, Earl Clark signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
On February 20,2014, Earl Clark was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers along with Henry Sims and two future second-round picks in exchange for Spencer Hawes.
On February 27,2014, Earl Clark signed a 10-day contract with the New York Knicks.
On September 25,2014, Earl Clark signed with the Memphis Grizzlies.
On October 31,2014, Earl Clark was acquired by the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League as an affiliate player of the Memphis Grizzlies.
On December 10,2014, Earl Clark signed with the Shandong Golden Stars of the Chinese Basketball Association after reaching a buyout with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
On March 27,2015, Earl Clark signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets.
On October 30,2015, Earl Clark was acquired by the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League.
On January 16,2016, Earl Clark was traded to the Delaware 87ers in exchange for a 2016 second round pick.
On May 24,2016, Earl Clark signed with Henan Roaring Elephants of the Chinese National Basketball League.
On July 19,2019, Earl Clark signed with Spanish club San Pablo Burgos.
Earl Clark became their "franchise player", averaging 12.2 points and 5.9 rebounds per game in the Liga ACB.
Earl Clark travelled to the US to be with his family after the ACB league cancellation in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On June 19,2020, Earl Clark signed with the Korean team Anyang KGC.
On December 22,2020, Earl Clark signed with Herbalife Gran Canaria of the Spanish Liga ACB.
On December 31,2021, Earl Clark signed with the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA G League.
Earl Clark was then later waived on January 21,2022, without playing a game for the team.