The 7-foot Polk, a Cleveland Central Catholic graduate, played at Ohio State and 18 years professionally, including with the Harlem Globetrotters (1989-94). Polk, who had a tryout with the Los Angeles Clippers, played overseas in Australia, Belgium and Brazil. Derick now has Derick Polk Kid's Foundation (www.thederickpolkkidsfoundation.com), which not only teaches basketball, but life lessons as well.
"I love working with kids. I love teaching them about basketball and the right way to play the game."
Derrick would love to hear from you!
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