Andre Turner

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Andre Devalle Turner (born March 13, 1964, in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American former professional basketball player who played in the NBA. A 5'11", 160 lb (73 kg). point guard, he played collegiately at Memphis State University (now the University of Memphis). His nickname in college was the "Little General".[1]

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Turner was selected in the third round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers, but traded to the Boston Celtics. He played for seven teams in the NBA: the Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Clippers, Charlotte Hornets, Philadelphia 76ers, and Washington Bullets. In 170 games with these seven teams, he holds career averages of 4.5 points, 1.5 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game. His most productive year was in 1990-91, when he averaged 5.9 points and 4.4 assists in 70 games for the Philadelphia 76ers. Turner also played in the Continental Basketball Association for the La Crosse Catbirds, where he led the team to the 1989-1990 CBA Championship.[2]

After leaving the NBA, he played professionally in Spain.[3] In 1997, Turner won the Spanish King's Cup MVP Award. He played for Joventut Badalona.

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