Chucky, who was recruited by the late Jimmy Valvano, helped lead the Wolfpack to the 1987 ACC Tournament and 1989 regular-season championships. During his career with the Wolfpack, Chucky scored 1,357 points and grabbed 679 rebounds, including leading the ACC in rebounds in 1988-89. He averaged over 16 points per game during his junior and senior seasons.
Chucky was a second-round selection in the 1990 NBA draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers and went on to score over 4,000 points and grab 2,100 rebounds during a 13 season NBA career. He was a member of the 1994-94 World Champion Houston Rockets.
After his playing career, Chucky coached in the NBA Development League for 8 years, including being an Assistant Coach for the Roanoke Dazzle for 4 seasons. Since 2010, he has been an NBA Scout for the New Orleans Pelicans and a basketball analyst for ESPN.
Chucky currently resides in Cary, N.C., with his wife, Melanie, and their three daughters. Izzy, his oldest daughter, has committed to play soccer at the University of North Carolina.