Leon Trimmingham becomes 3rd World Intellectual Impairment Sport Ambassador

World Intellectual Impairment Sport are delighted that retired former pro basketball player of 14 years and now Program Director & Coach of the USA Basketball team for players with intellectual disabilities has agreed to become World Intellectual Impairment Sport’s America’s Ambassador.

Leon Trimmingham, known as one of NBL’s (National Basketball League – United States) best ‘dunkers’ and most popular players of all time, was born on St.Croix in the US Virgin Islands. After graduating from Briar Cliff University where he attended on a full athletic scholarship, he decided to play professional basketball internationally and in 1993 signed his first contract with Sydney Kings (Australia) where Leon still sits in the in field goal percentage, free throw attempts, free throws made, free throw percentage and blocked shots records for the Kings.

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