Widely regarded as one of the best players to ever wear an NBA uniform, Clyde Drexler has served as the color commentator for FSN Houston’s broadcast of Houston Rockets home games since 2008. In 2018, Clyde was named as the the commissioner of the Big3 league. Drexler’s celebrity status also earned him spots on the popular television programs, “Dancing With The Stars” (2007) and “Pros vs. Joes” (2006).
Prior to his days in the broadcast booth, the New Orleans, LA native served as the head men’s basketball coach at his alma mater, the University of Houston.
In 2004, Drexler’s outstanding basketball resume led him to enshrinement into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The 10-time NBA All-Star was selected as one of the NBA’s 50 Greatest Players in 1996. Drexler helped lead the Houston Rockets to an NBA Championship in 1995 over the Orlando Magic.
“The Glide” was drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers as the 14th pick in 1983 NBA Draft and concluded his career with the Houston Rockets. The 10-time NBA All-Star is one of three players in NBA history to top 20,000 career points, 6,000 rebounds and 6,000 assists. His #22 was later retired by both the Trail Blazers and Rockets.
Drexler was a member of the gold medal winning “Dream Team” at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona. During eight games played in the international tournament, he averaged 10.5 points per game, 3.0 rebounds per game and 3.6 assists per game.
As a member of the renowned “Phi Slamma Jamma” at the University of Houston, Drexler helped lead the program to two straight NCAA Final Four appearances (1982 and 1983). Following his junior year, he was named a first-team NCAA All-American and Southwest Conference Player of the Year. The University of Houston retired his number in 1997.
In 1995, Drexler honored the city of Houston by establishing the Drexler Foundation, helping to fight illiteracy in the city where he played his collegiate career and delivered an NBA title. In 2004, Drexler wrote his biography Clyde The Glide along with co-author Kerry Eggers of the Portland Tribune.
Drexler and his wife Gaynell are parents of three children – Austin, Adam and Elise.
How do I book Clyde Drexler to speak at my event?
Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Clyde Drexler for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Schedule button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Clyde Drexler, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Clyde Drexler or any other speaker of your choice.
How much does it cost to book Clyde Drexler for a speaking engagement?
Speaking fees for Clyde Drexler, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Clyde Drexler are $50,000 - $100,000 for live events and $20,000 - $30,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Clyde Drexler, click the Check Schedule button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
What topics does Clyde Drexler speak about?
Clyde Drexler is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Basketball, Athlete, Health, Sports, Fitness, Leadership, Inspirational, Motivational and Teamwork & Teambuilding.
Who is the agent for Clyde Drexler?
AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully secured keynote speakers like Clyde Drexler for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Schedule button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Clyde Drexler for your next private or corporate function.
What is a full-service speaker booking agency?
AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Clyde Drexler or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?
If you’re looking for the best speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
Clyde Drexler is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Basketball, Athlete and Health. The estimated speaking fee range to book Clyde Drexler for live events is $50,000 - $100,000, and for virtual events $20,000 - $30,000. Clyde Drexler can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Coach Ken Carter, Lisa Leslie and Earvin “Magic” Johnson. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Clyde Drexler for an upcoming event.
We are happy to assist you with your interest in booking a speaker or celebrity for your event, your organization, and the type of talent you would like to secure, and an agent will be in touch shortly.
Fill out the form below to or call us at 1-800-698-2536 if need immediate assistance.
I cannot say enough positive things about AAE Speakers Bureau. They were prompt in their responses, and were incredibly helpful with all of my questions and concerns. Their role in the planning process allowed for a smooth and successful event. It truly felt like they were invested in the event and wanted the best outcome for our organization.
- C. Gross, Target
We want to thank you for all your efforts to ensure the speaker's visit to Facebook was a success. Everything you did, all the communication and coordination you shared with us, led to an event that will no doubt be remembered by attendees for the rest of their lives. We are enormously grateful he was able to share his story with us.
- M. Piro, Facebook
The event was a strong success, and we are getting rave reviews from individuals all throughout the organization. Thank you for your support with booking and coordinating the speakers. You were very professional, customer service focused, and execution oriented. We appreciate your approach and look forward to the potential opportunity to work with AAE Speakers Bureau again.
- A. Yiadom, Pfizer
I have worked with many agencies to book guest speakers over the past 5 years. My experience with AAE has been the best. The website, search facilitation software, and speaker briefs were great. The follow-up and support from the sales agent and logistics manager were excellent. We will no doubt be in touch next year.
- K. Sanders, Coca Cola HBC
Thank you, thank you, thank you for your agency's incredible support in arranging for this event. I can say that our enthusiasm - which was already high - has now gone through the roof. The team at AAE has been essential in the process and are now heroes in our office.
- R. Douglas, University of Virginia
This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.
All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.