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Weight: 215 lbs.
BirthDate: May 20, 1978
Birthplace: Inglewood, CA
Early entry candidate for the 2000 NBA Draft. Spent one season at Alabama and one season at Long Beach City College where he was a JUC0 All-American. One of the most heralded prep stars in the history of the state of California. Appeared in a Sports Illustrated feature at the age of 16. Is the brother of James Cotton, who played in the NBA for the Seattle SuperSonics from 1997 to 1999. College highlights at Alabama
As a sophomore, led the Crimson Tide in scoring (15.5 ppg). Made 20 starts in 27 games. Was named Second Team All-Southeastern Conference by The Associated Press. Had an SEC single game-high 34 points at Mississippi State on March 6. Averaged 17.2 ppg in conference games, which ranked fourth. Scored 20 or more points in eight games. Had 29 points vs. Ole Miss and 21 points vs. LSU. Attempted an SEC season-high 21 free throws against Ole Miss. Also averaged 4.5 rpg and finished fourth on the team in steals with 24. Grabbed a season-high 11 rebounds against Arkansas on Jan. 19. College highlights at Long Beach City College
Averaged 25.8 points and 5.8 rebounds per game as a freshman at Long Beach City College. Helped lead LBCC to a 33-3 record and was named a JUCO All-American. Scored 30 or more points seven times. Statistics with Long Beach City College