Brian Martin (basketball)

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Brian Martin
No. 35, 21
Power forward / Center
Personal information
Born (1962-08-18) August 18, 1962 (age 52)
Fort Smith, Arkansas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
High school Northwest (Wichita, Kansas)
College Hutchinson CC (1980–1981)
Kansas (1981–1984)
NBA draft 1984 / Round: 9 / Pick: 185th overall
Selected by the Indiana Pacers
Pro career 1984–1994
Career history
1984–1985 Tampa Bay Thrillers (CBA)
1985 Seattle SuperSonics
1986 Portland Trail Blazers
1988–1989 Rapid City Thrillers (CBA)
1989 Cedar Rapids Silver Bullets (CBA)
1989–1991 Columbus Horizon (CBA)
1993–1994 Omaha Racers (CBA)
1993–1994 Fort Wayne Fury (CBA)
Career highlights and awards
  • Second team All-CBA (1986)
  • CBA champion (1985)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Brian Martin (born August 18, 1962, in Fort Smith, Arkansas) is an American former professional basketball player, who had a brief career in the NBA. He attended Hutchinson Community College and the University of Kansas.

Martin, a 6'9", 212 lb (96 kg) forward, was selected by the Indiana Pacers with the 185th overall pick in the 1984 NBA Draft.[1] His only NBA season (1985-86) was split with the Portland Trail Blazers and the Seattle SuperSonics.

Martin also had a lengthy career in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA). In 252 games over six seasons, he averaged 9.0 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. He played for the Tampa Bay/Rapid City Thrillers, Cedar Rapids Silver Bullets, Columbus Horizon, Omaha Racers and Fort Wayne Fury, winning a league championship with Tampa Bay in 1985. His best year was the 1985–86 season, when he averaged 11.9 points and 11.6 rebounds per game for Tampa Bay, earning second team All-CBA honors.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Pacers’ NBA Draft History
  2. ^ 1994–95 Official CBA Guide and Register, page 312

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