Ledell Eackles is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Washington Bullets in the second round of the 1988 NBA Draft. Eackles played in seven NBA seasons for the Bullets, Miami Heat and Washington Wizards, averaging 10.8 ppg in his career. His best season came during 1989?90 when he appeared in 78 games for the Bullets averaging 13.5 points.
Eackles played college basketball at the University of New Orleans and prepped at Broadmoor High School in Baton Rouge.
One of Eackles' sons, Ledell Eackles Jr., won two state championships at Woodlawn High School in Baton Rouge and went on to play college basketball for Campbell College. Another son, Ledrick, currently plays basketball at McNeese State after transferring from Oakland University.