Todd Carlyle MacCulloch (born January 27, 1976) is a Canadian retired professional basketball player. A Winnipeg, Manitoba native, the 7'0", 280 lb (2.13 m, 125 kg) center was a member of the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Nets in the NBA.


A graduate of Shaftesbury High School and member of the Manitoba Provincial Team, MacCulloch was in 1999 named Honorable Mention All-America as a senior at the University of Washington, when he averaged 18.7 points, 11.9 rebounds, and a .662 field goal percentage. He led the NCAA Division I in field goal percentage in his final three years of college, only the second player ever to accomplish the feat.[2] He was all-Pac-10 First Team selection in his final two years at Washington. He was drafted by the 76ers in the 2nd round (47th overall) of the 1999 NBA Draft.



Todd MacCulloch
MacCulloch played four seasons in the NBA before being forced to retire prematurely due to a genetic neuromuscular disorder that affected his feet, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. In his first two seasons with the Philadelphia 76ers, MacCulloch played reserve center, averaging 9.4 minutes, 2.6 rebounds and just under 4 points in 56 and 63 games respectively from 1999 to 2001. In the 2001 off-season, he signed as a free agent with the New Jersey Nets and as their starting center averaged 9.7 points and 6.1 rebounds a contest. MacCulloch was then traded back to the 76ers for the 2002–2003 season, in which he averaged just under 20 minutes, 7.1 points, and 4.7 rebounds a contest. Due to a chronic foot condition, he went on the injured reserve list at mid-season,[3] did not play the following season, and announced his retirement in September 2004.


MacCulloch played for the Canadian national team of various sorts 93 times, most notably at the 2000 Sydney Olympics where the Canadians topped Yugoslavia to win their group only to lose to eventual silver medalist France in the quarterfinals and finish seventh.


Player Profile
Todd MacCulloch
Position: C
Born: 01/27/76
Height: 7-0
Weight: 280  lbs.
College: Washington '99
Hometown: Winnipeg, Canada

Career Highlights

  • Totaled 13 points on 5-7 shooting from the floor, five rebounds and tied a career-high with five blocked shots in 26 minutes of action vs. Philadelphia on 3/30/2002
  • Recorded 18 points on 7-11 (63.6%) shooting from the floor, a team-high10 rebounds and tied a career-high with five blocked shots in 31 minutes vs. San Antonio on 1/14/2002
  • Recorded 18 points on 6-9 (66.6%) shooting from the field, a career-high 13 rebounds and three blocked shots in 31 minutes vs. Chicago 11/27/2001
  • Recorded a career-high 29 points on 11-14 (78.7%) shooting from the floor, while grabbing 10 rebounds in 32 minutes vs. Seattle on 11/8/2001
  • Participated in the Schick Rookie Challenge during the 2000 All-Star Weekend
  • Recorded his first career double-double (12 points and 10 rebounds), against the Seattle SuperSonics on 11/8/99
  • Registered 2 points, 1 rebound and 1 steal in his NBA debut, against the San Antonio Spurs on 11/2/99
Personal

Todd defending Kobe Bryant
  • Full name is Todd Caryle MacCulloch
  • Married to Jana
  • Majored in speech and hearing science
  • Lists father as most influential person growing up
  • Lists favorite food as a slurpie
  • Enjoys playing volleyball and going to the movies and does movie reviews for a local Philadelphia radio show
  • Lists favorite city as Seattle
  • An excellent ice skater
  • Brother Scott is a private pilot and member of the Canadian National Military Volleyball team


 Season Highs / Career Highs

 


CAREER HIGHS
 Points
29 vs. Seattle 11/08/01
 Field Goals Made
11 vs. Seattle 11/08/01
 Field Goals Attempted
17 vs. Chicago 11/27/01
 Three Point Field Goals Made
None
 Three Point Field Goals Attempted
None
 Free Throws Made
7 vs. Seattle 11/08/01
 Free Throws Attempted
8 5 Times
 Offensive Rebounds
8 vs. Chicago 11/27/01
 Defensive Rebounds
10 2 Times
 Total Rebounds
14 vs. Milwaukee 10/30/02
 Assists
4 6 Times
 Steals
5 vs. L.A. Clippers 11/06/02
 Blocks
5 4 Times
 Minutes Played
37 2 Times

CAREER AVERAGES




 
YEAR

TEAM

G

GS

MPG

FG%

3P%

FT%

OFF

DEF

RPG

APG

SPG

BPG

TO

PF

PPG
 99-00 PHI 56 6 9.4 .553 .000 .519 .90 1.80 2.60 .2 .20 .66 .46 1.70 3.7
 00-01 PHI 63 3 9.5 .589 .000 .636 1.10 1.60 2.70 .2 .11 .30 .43 1.50 4.1
 01-02 NJN 62 61 24.2 .531 .000 .671 2.50 3.60 6.10 1.3 .39 1.44 1.06 2.90 9.7
 02-03 PHI 42 35 19.3 .517 .000 .671 1.60 3.10 4.70 .5 .45 .76 .83 2.50 7.1
 Career 223 105 15.4 .541 .000 .642 1.50 2.50 4.00 .5 .27 .79 .69 2.10 6.1
 Playoff 43 20 12.0 .531 .000 .660 1.50 1.80 3.30 .4 .12 .70 .63 1.60 4.3



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