Wilcox playing for the Pistons.
|No. 11 - Boston Celtics|
| Born: September 3, 1982|
Raleigh, North Carolina
|Height: 6 ft 10 in||Weight: 235 lbs|
|October 30, 2002 for the Los Angeles Clippers|
|NBA Draft: 2002; Round: 1 / Pick: 8th|
Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers
|Career highlights and awards|
Chris Ray Wilcox (born September 3, 1982 in Raleigh, North Carolina) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Detroit Pistons of the NBA. He previously played for the Los Angeles Clippers and collegiately at the University of Maryland, where he helped the Terrapins win their first NCAA championship. While at Whiteville High School in Whiteville, North Carolina, he led the basketball team to the 2A State Championship in 1999. He then transferred to Enloe High School in Raleigh. In his four seasons in the NBA, Wilcox is averaging 7.4 points and 4.3 rebounds. His best season was in 2005-2006 split with the Clippers and Sonics when he averaged 8.1 points and 5.3 rebounds per game. While playing for the Sonics that season, Wilcox averaged 14.1 points per game and 8.2 rebounds per game. He was on the starting lineup for 23 of his 29 games with the Sonics that season.
On the morning of June 27, 2005, Wilcox was stopped by police in Columbia, Maryland, when he was struggling to stay in his lane on southbound U.S. Highway 29. Wilcox passed a sobriety test, but he then admitted that he had a gun in his car, and he was detained. On August 9, in nearby Ellicott City, Howard County police were found to have illegally detained Wilcox, and the gun charges were dropped.
On April 4, 2006, Wilcox recorded a career-high 24 rebounds in a win over the Houston Rockets. Wilcox's rebound total was the most by a Sonic player since Jack Sikma grabbed 25 at Utah on February 10, 1983.