Originally signed by the San Antonio Spurs on September 29, 2005, Ford averaged 4.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.1 blocks over 12.5 minutes in eight preseason games before he was released on Oct. 26.
The 6-9, 225-pound forward played four collegiate seasons at Clemson
(2001-05). In his junior and senior seasons at Clemson, Ford became the
first Clemson player to the lead the Tigers in scoring and rebounding in
consecutive seasons since Horace Grant (1985-86, 1986-87). The 23-year-old
also earned Third Team All-ACC honors at Clemson after averaging 14.9
points and 8.2 rebounds during his senior season.
Suns Sign Sharrod Ford
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