|Birth Nation:||United States|
|Birth Name||Malik Sealy|
|Birth Place||Bronx, New York|
|Famous Name||Malik Sealy|
|Birth Date||February 1, 1970|
|University attended||St. John's University|
|School attended||Tolentine High School|
|Married to||Lisa Sealy (m. 1999–2000)|
2× Haggerty Award winner, Malik Sealy was an American basketball player who played in the NBA from 1992 until his death in 2000. The Indian Pacers picked him with 14th overall pick in the round one at the 1992 NBA Draft.
Sealy was born on 20th May 2000 in Bronx, New York. He was an American who belongs to Afro-American ethnicity.
Sealy was married to Lisa Sealy, and is survived by a son, Malik Remington Sealy.
On 20th May 2000, a drunk truck driver killed Sealy in st. Louis Part, Minnesota, while Sealy was driving home from a birthday celebration for a teammate and best friend, Kevin Garnett.
The truck was driven by 43-year-old Souksangouane Phengsene, who was tested 0.19% alcohol. He was charged vehicular manslaughter and sentenced a four-year prison term.
Sealy is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, New York.
In 1999, Sealy tied the knot with his girlfriend, Lisa Sealy. The couple was blessed with a son, named Malik Remington Sealy, who, as of 2017, is a senior in high school.
Their son, as a seventh-grade student at United Nations International, took the SAT and performed better than 51% of high school students. Further, he also played basketball for the Malik Sealy All-Stars AAU program, which Lisa says she began in 2006 to keep Malik's name alive.
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He was born to parents: Sidney and Ann Sealy. Further, he grew up alongside his three brothers and a sister.
Sealy's net worth at the time of his death was calculated at $5 million. Not to mention, he had accumulated such lucrative sum through his eight years long career in basketball.
His entire NBA career earning is reported $9,550,000.
|1994-1995||Los Angeles Clippers||$1,260,000|
|1995-1996||Los Angeles Clippers||$1,495,000|
|1996-1997||Los Angeles Clippers||$1,732,000|
Also, an aspiring actor, Sealy, had a lead role in the 1996 motion picture Eddie where he starred as Whoopi Goldberg. Additionally, he appeared on TV shows such as Diagnosis: Murder as well as The Sentinel. Hence, he might have earned a decent amount through the acting industry.
Besides, the basketball player had a clothing line named Malik Sealy XXI, Inc.
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At the 1992 NBA draft, he was picked by the Indiana Pacers in round three. Further, he played for Los Angeles Clippers (1994-1997), Detroit Pistons (1997-1998), and Detroit Pistons (1999-2000).
Moreover, the Minnesota Timberwolves retired #2 jersey in Sealy's honor.