Eric Snow

Eric Snow (born April 24, 1973 in Canton, Ohio) is an American professional basketball player currently with the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA.
High School Years
Snow began his basketball career at Canton McKinley High School, where he played with classmate and former NBA player Michael Hawkins. Snow graduated high school in 1991, and enrolled at Michigan State University.
College Years
At Michigan State, Snow teamed with classmate and fellow star Shawn Respert to lead some of head coach 1995 NCAA Tournament]], but were upset in the very first round by Weber State.
NBA Years
After college, Snow was chosen by the Milwaukee Bucks in the second round of the 1995 NBA Draft. He has played for three teams in his NBA career, the Seattle SuperSonics, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Snow has averaged 7.6 points and 5.3 assists per game throughout his career. As a pass-first, defensive-minded point guard, he became a staple of Larry Brown's defense, and offensive chemistry during his tenure with the Philadelphia 76ers. Snow was able to guard the opposing shooting guards, which enabled diminutive-sized superstar Allen Iverson and him to be paired in the backcourt.

Snow has reached the NBA Finals three times with each of the NBA teams he has been on, the Seattle SuperSonics in 1996, the Philadelphia 76ers in 2001 and the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2007. All three teams lost in the finals.

In February 2007, Snow was replaced as starting point guard, bringing an end to a streak that lasted for over 120 games. Snow now serves as an on the court/bench coach to the Cavaliers as well as a defensive specialist. In the playoffs he was known to be very vocal to the team with his charismatic leadership skills.
Snow is the younger brother of former linebacker Percy Snow, who played at Michigan State University and for both the Kansas City Chiefs and the Chicago Bears of the NFL. Eric Snow has stated he would like to coach after his NBA playing career is over.