The first Otis Thorpe appearance in the NBA was with the Kansas City Kings in 1984. When Thorpe retired in 2001, 17 seasons later, Thorpe was officially the last remaining member of the Kansas City Kings to leave the game.
During the 17 seasons in between joining the Kings and retiring, Thorpe had a successful NBA career. Thorpe won an NBA Championship with the Houston Rockets, set toe Rockets’ all-time record for highest field goal accuracy, starred in the front court for the Detroit Pistons alongside Grant Hill, and played with a total of eight NBA franchises. There was also a lone Otis Thorpe appearance in an NBA All-Star game that took place in 1992.
**Otis Thorpe Speaker**
An interesting Otis Thorpe speaker topic might be what it was like starting his NBA career with a franchise the was relocated during his time there. How did he adjust to his new home, his new fans, and the controversy that naturally surrounds any professional sports team’s relocation? In addition, another interesting Otis Thorpe speaker topic might be how Thorpe has the distinction of playing for three NBA teams that were relocated at some point during his NBA career.
**Otis Thorpe Appearance**
There was an Otis Thorpe appearance for eight NBA franchises including: the Sacramento/Kansas City Kings, the Houston Rockets, the Portland Trail Blazers, the Detroit Pistons, the Vancouver Grizzlies, the Washington Wizards, the Miami Heat, and the Charlotte Hornets.
**Otis Thorpe Endorsement**
As an NBA All-Star who played on eight teams, and Otis Thorpe endorsement can appeal to fans all across the country.
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