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Vernell Eufaye Bimbo Coles, commonly called Bimbo Coles, is a formerly famous basketball player who played basketball for several teams in NBA after being selected by the Sacramento Kings.
Bimbo Coles spent his 14 years in NBA as a point guard and played for teams like the Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers, Atlanta Hawks, and Boston Celtics. Bimbo Coles got the nickname Bimbo from his cousin, as the name Bimbo appears in the country music song.
Bimbo Coles started playing college basketball for Virginia Tech Hokies and went on to set many records for the team. Bimbo Coles makes his primary source of income from his successful career as a basketball coach and player.
As per reports, the estimated net worth of Bimbo Coles will be around $1.5 million as of July 2022.
As per reports, there are no details available regarding the yearly income of Bimbo Coles, as he is no longer active as a basketball player.
Bimbo Coles is 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) tall.
Bimbo Coles was born on April 22, 1968, and as of 2022 he is 54 years old as of July 2022.
Bimbo Coles completed his studies at Greenbrier East High School, Lewisburg, West Virginia. Bimbo Coles was a big fan of playing basketball, soccer, and baseball during his school days. He often got selected to play soccer rather than basketball (his favorite game).
Bimbo Coles got recruited to play basketball in three different teams: West Virginia, Men’s Basketball representing West Virginia, Maryland, and Virginia Tech. As per the media sources, no details are available regarding his parents and siblings.
Bimbo Coles married Weslea Coles, and this adorable couple has four children, namely, Ryan, Brielle, Bella, and Bailee.
Bimbo Coles is best known as a basketball player to the public. He used to be the point guard, starting his playing career in 1990 and ending in 2004.
From 1986 to 1990, Bimbo Coles played basketball representing Virginia Tech Hokies for four consecutive seasons.
Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame is the association to honor all the athletes, coaches, and administrators who have given outstanding contributions to Virginia Tech inducted Coles. Also, the West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame inducted Coles.
Bimbo Coles set the Metropolitan Collegiate Athletic Conference (known as Metro Conference) records for his career points.
Coles was also a United States National Basketball team member, which won a medal in the Summer Olympics (1988).
In the 1990 NBA draft, Coles was recruited by the Sacramento Kings. This is where Coles started his NBA career and immediately got traded to Miami Heat.
After completing one of the two stints, Coles got traded again to the Golden State Warriors.
Bimbo Coles was the backup point guard during that period of his career. It is said that, until 2021, Coles worked as the coach at Greenbrier East High School, West Virginia.
As per the reports, Bimbo Coles won the bronze medal in the 1988 Olympics held in Seoul.
Bimbo Coles has a keen interest in playing basketball.
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