TRIVIA: It’s Clyde Drexler’s birthday! How well do you know this NBA legend?

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Houston – June 22, 2021 marks the 59th birthday for Houston basketball legend Clyde Drexler. Number 22 first made a name for himself as part of the iconic Phi Slama Jama team at the University Houston. He eventually dominated in the NBA as well and has had his number retired at both the college and the professional level.

Drexler holds a long list of accolades including being honored as one of the 50 greatest players in NBA history.

Are you a die-hard Drexler fan? Can you be a high scorer like Clyde?


Check out these notable people with June 22 birthdays:

Clyde Drexler is one of several celebrities celebrating a birthday on 6/22.

1962: Hall of Fame basketball player Clyde Drexler, a 10-time All-Star who played for the Portland Trail Blazers and the Houston Rockets, is born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He won an Olympic gold medal in 1992 as part of "The Dream Team" and won an NBA championship with the Rockets in 1995. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Actress Meryl Streep was born on June 22 in 1949.

Singer Cyndi Lauper has others sing happy birthday to her on June 22.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 12: Cyndi Lauper performs on stage during the Fourth Annual LOVE ROCKS NYC benefit concert for God's Love We Deliver at Beacon Theatre on March 12, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Astrida Valigorsky/Getty Images) (2020 Astrida Valigorsky)

Talk show host Carson Daly rings in a new year for himself each year on June 22.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 12: NBC anchor Carson Daly attends as Maggie Rogers performs on NBC's "Today" at Rockefeller Plaza on July 12, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/WireImage) (2019 John Lamparski)

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich also came into the world on June 22.

EDMOND, OK - FEBRUARY 23: Erin Brockovich speaks during an Oklahoma Earthquake Town Hall Meeting at the University of Central Oklahoma February 23, 2016 in Edmond, Oklahoma. The state is now the earthquake capital of the world and the quakes are believed to be caused by oil field waste water injections into the earth. In 1993, the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board began to restore abandoned oil well sites. Since the program's inception more than $90 million has been spent to restore more than 14,500 abandoned well sites. Officials report the old wells have leaked oil, natural gas and brine into the soil. (Photo by J Pat Carter/Getty Images) (2016 J Pat Carter)

June 22 always shines bright for KPRC 2 Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley.

Frank Billingsley with Dominique Sachse (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)