Born January 11, 1955 Andre Wakefield played in the NBA mainly as a Guard during their playing career, season(s): 1979-1980. Andre Wakefield is a retired American professional basketball player. He was a 6'2½" 175 lb guard. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he played high school basketball at Crane High School and collegiately at the College of Southern Idaho and Loyola University Chicago. He played briefly in the NBA from 1978 to 1980.