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On April 3, 2001, Stackhouse scored a career-high (Credit: AP Photo)

On April 3, 2001, Stackhouse scored a career-high 57 points for the Detroit Pistons on the road against the Chicago Bulls. Stackhouse, who shot 21-for-36 from the field, outdid Michael Jordan's top scoring game (53) at the United Center. Stackhouse finished the season with a career-best 29.8 scoring average.

Get to know Jerry Stackhouse

NBA veteran Jerry Stackhouse signed with the Nets prior to the 2012-13 season. Get to know the UNC alum with these fun facts.

The youngest of 11 children, Stackhouse was born
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The youngest of 11 children, Stackhouse was born in Kinston, N.C. His father drove a sanitation truck, and his mother was both a line cook and a preacher.

Stackhouse's older brother Tony Dawson played in the
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Stackhouse's older brother Tony Dawson played in the NBA for the Kings and the Celtics. He played six total games, scoring 17 points.

As a junior at Kinston High School, Stackhouse
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As a junior at Kinston High School, Stackhouse averaged 30 points, 14 rebounds and 5 assists. The following year, he transferred to Oak Hill Academy (Va.) where he won a national championship.

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Stackhouse declared for the NBA Draft following his
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Stackhouse declared for the NBA Draft following his sophomore year at UNC. He later went back to school, and finished his degree in 1999, the same year as Antawn Jamison.

The Philadelphia 76ers took Stackhouse with the third
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The Philadelphia 76ers took Stackhouse with the third pick in the 1995 NBA Draft. Stackhouse's UNC teammate, Rasheed Wallace, was taken one pick later.

Stackhouse wears No. 42. He confirmed on Twitter
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Stackhouse wears No. 42. He confirmed on Twitter that he wears it in honor of Jackie Robinson.

On April 3, 2001, Stackhouse scored a career-high
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On April 3, 2001, Stackhouse scored a career-high 57 points for the Detroit Pistons on the road against the Chicago Bulls. Stackhouse, who shot 21-for-36 from the field, outdid Michael Jordan's top scoring game (53) at the United Center. Stackhouse finished the season with a career-best 29.8 scoring average.

According to the nutrition book
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According to the nutrition book "Skinny Bitch," Stackhouse was formerly a vegetarian. The New York Times reports that Stackhouse has since started eating meat again.

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Prior to the 2009-10 season, Stackhouse's workout plan
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Prior to the 2009-10 season, Stackhouse's workout plan included P90X. He said his least favorite part of the program was Yoga X because it was so long, but added that "it works!"

On April 3, 2001, Stackhouse scored a career-high
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On April 3, 2001, Stackhouse scored a career-high 57 points for the Detroit Pistons on the road against the Chicago Bulls. Stackhouse, who shot 21-for-36 from the field, outdid Michael Jordan's top scoring game (53) at the United Center. Stackhouse finished the season with a career-best 29.8 scoring average.

SB Nation's Tom Ziller ranked Stackhouse as the
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SB Nation's Tom Ziller ranked Stackhouse as the "NBA's most terrifying player." Ziller referenced a series of altercations Stackhouse had throughout his career, including but not limited to fights with Christian Laettner, Allen Iverson, Kirk Snyder and Jeff Hornacek.

According to basketball-reference.com, entering the 2012-13 NBA season,
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According to basketball-reference.com, entering the 2012-13 NBA season, Stackhouse had earned $83,054,662 in his career.

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