Ed Rains
Personal information
Born (1956-12-24) December 24, 1956 (age 65)
Ocala, Florida
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High schoolForest (Ocala, Florida)
CollegeSouth Alabama (1977–1981)
NBA draft1981 / Round: 2 / Pick: 30th overall
Selected by the San Antonio Spurs
PositionSmall forward
Career history
19811983San Antonio Spurs
Career highlights and awards
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at NBA.com
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at Basketball-Reference.com

Edward Eugene Rains (born December 24, 1956) is an American former basketball player. He played for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Rains played college basketball for the University of South Alabama from 1977 to 1981. In his college career, he scored 1,801 points (15.7 per game) and in his senior season was named the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year.[1] After the close of his college career, Rains was drafted by the San Antonio Spurs of the NBA in the second round of the 1981 NBA draft (30th pick overall). He appeared in 83 games for the Spurs over two seasons, averaging 3.5 points per game.[2] He was the first player from South Alabama to appear in an NBA game.[1]


  1. ^ a b "2012-13 South Alabama men's basketball media guide, page 75" (PDF). South Alabama Jaguars. Retrieved October 26, 2013.
  2. ^ "Ed Rains basketball-reference profile". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 26, 2013.