Hersey Hawkins is a former American professional basketball player with an estimated net worth of $23 million. Hersey Hawkins joined the Westinghouse High School’s basketball team. After graduating, he entered the Bradley University’s Braves college basketball squad. Hersey entered the 1988 NBA Draft and was picked as the initial round, 6th overall pick by the Los Angeles Clippers. Hawkins was immediately traded to the Philadelphia 76ers. During his whole stay with all the team, he earned the NBA All-Rookie First Team honors in 1989. Hawkins was traded to other teams such as Charlotte Hornets, Seattle SuperSonics, and Chicago Bulls. Hersey returned to the Hornets as a free agent in 2000. The following year, Hawkins retired from playing basketball in 2001. Hersey R. Hawkins, Jr. was born on September 29, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois.