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Happy birthday

Dec. 31, 1971

Brent Barry

(age 42)

The former Oregon State basketball star was born on this day in Hempstead, N.Y.

Barry, son of Hall of Famer Rick Barry, went to Oregon State out of De La Salle High in Concord, Calif.by: BILL BAPTIST/GETTY IMAGES - BRENT BARRY

After four years on the court with the Beavers, the 6-7 swingman was a first-round (15th overall) pick of the Denver Nuggets.

He played in the NBA from 1995-2009, suiting up for six teams (the L.A. Clippers, Miami, Chicago, Seattle, San Antonio and Houston).

Barry won two NBA championship rings (2005 and 2007 with the Spurs) and won the NBA slam dunk contest in 1996 as a rookie.

His career averages: 9.3 points, 3.2 assists, 3.0 rebounds.