Sam Perkins
Perkins was the fourth overall pick in the 1984 draft.

Welcome to SportsNation! On Thursday, former NBA player, and 17-year veteran, Sam Perkins stops by to chat about his career as well as the 2012 NBA Finals.

Perkins played for four teams during his time in the league - Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle SuperSonics and Indiana Pacers - and reached the NBA Finals with each of them but the Mavericks. He averaged 11.9 points and 6.0 rebounds per game for his career.

In college, Perkins played on the Michael Jordan-led 1982 NCAA champion North Carolina Tar Heels team. He also co-captained the 1984 gold medal winning U.S. Olympic basketball team.

Send your questions now and join Perkins Thursday at 3 p.m. ET!

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