Los Angeles Lakers, NBA
- NBA All-Star with the Lakers (1995)
- NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion (1992)
- Led the Lakers in scoring in 1994-95 with a 21.7 average
- Comeback Player of the Year (1996)
- 2x All-American selection and Ventura College Hall of Fame inductee
Cedric Ceballos is a professional basketball player. As a small forward, he has played for several NBA and international teams throughout his career including the Phoenix Suns, Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Mavericks, Detroit Pistons and Miami Heat. He was selected by the Phoenix Suns in the 1990 NBA Draft. While playing for the Suns, he led the NBA in field goal percentage with 57.6 during the 1992-1993 season. Also in 1992, he won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest with a blindfolded dunk. After Cedric joined the Lakers in 1994, he led the team in scoring with a 21.7 average and made the All-Star team. The following season, he again led the Lakers with a 21.2 average and recorded their first 50-point game in over 20 years. In 1996, he was named the Comeback Player of the Year. Cedric played abroad from 2002 to 2004 before returning to the U.S. to play for the American Basketball Association.
Originally from Maui, Hawaii, Cedric attended both Ventura College and Cal State Fullerton. He was named an All-American at both schools and was inducted into the Ventura College Hall of Fame. His #31 jersey was retired at both Ventura College and Cal State Fullerton. Over the course of his career, he has served as the Morning Show Host on several stations, including MEGA 104.3 FM and Power 98.3 FM in Phoenix, K 104 FM and KR&B 103.9 FM in Dallas, and Power 106 FM in Los Angeles. Outside of basketball, Cedric is passionate about deejaying and music, having created an album featuring friends from the NBA and hip-hop star Warren G on “Flow On” in the early 1990’s. He has also appeared in several films, Living Single, Space Jam and Eddie to name just a few. Cedric is currently the host of “Rebound Radio” with the Retired Players Association and works as a motivational speaker for several charitable organizations, fundraisers, youth camps, Fortune 500 companies, and children’s detention centers. He is a partial owner of the ABA’s Arizona Scorpions, the team for which he also plays.
Video Message$99Get a Personal Video Greeting from Cedric Ceballos! He will record a birthday or congratulatory greeting, surprise message for your event, or a client and employee motivational message. You can even save and share the recording afterwards!
NOTE: This request will take up to 48 business hours to complete. Your credit card will be charged automatically once the video has been recorded by the Pro.
Lunch or Dinner$1,000Cedric will join you and your small group of up to 10 people at lunch or dinner. You choose the restaurant and you choose what you want to talk about. Cedric will share stories from his career. Note: for larger parties, please see appearance fee below.
Fantasy Draft$1,000Surprise your basketball buddies by inviting Cedric to a live fantasy draft!
Pick-Up Game$1,000Make your next pick-up game unforgettable by inviting Cedric to join.
Attend a Game$1,500Have an extra seat at the game? Cedric will join you and your guests and share insight on the game. Discuss Cedric's career with the Lakers and his trajectory in becoming a NBA All-Star.
Round of Golf$1,500Cedric will complete your foursome for a round of golf. He'll be the perfect fourth for your Sunday outing, and will spice up the round with tales from his time in the pros.
Celebrations$1,500Invite Cedric to join you and your guests at your birthday, bar/bat mitzvah, wedding, or anniversary party! He'll be sure to be entertaining company.
Appearance$1,500Hire Cedric to make a guest appearance at your next event! Cedric’s appearance will be the perfect way to promote your store opening, bank, gym, car dealership, etc.
Hear Their Story$1,500Cedric will share his story with up to 20 people. Your small group of friends, students, coworkers, or event attendees will be inspired by Cedric’s path to success.
Corporate Outing$2,000Hire Cedric to participate in your next corporate event. Whether it be a golf outing, charity gala, retreat or fishing trip, you can get Cedric to join your group.
Speaking Engagement$2,500 - $5,000Looking for a dynamic speaker for your next big event? Cedric will speak at your gathering and inspire your group with stories from his career in the NBA.
Coaching$1,000To be the best you need to learn from the best. Hiring Cedric as a coach will give you access to a NBA All-Star. Cedric will coach a group of 1-6 people drills that helped him become a pro athlete.
Camp Coaching$2,000Cedric will make a guest appearance as a coach at your camp for a full day, giving the players a glimpse of what it takes to be a professional basketball player. What better way to keep motivation levels high than to have a pro running drills for the day.
* Booking this talent outside of the booking region may result in additional costs. Thuzio Pros are subject to availability.
Sport Basketball League NBA Team
- Phoenix Suns (1991-1994, 1997-1998)
- Los Angeles Lakers (1994-1996)
- Dallas Mavericks (1997-2000)
- Detroit Pistons (2000)
- Miami Heat (2000-2001)
Position Small Forward College
- Ventura College
- California State University, Fullerton