- For the Australian track and field athlete with the same name see Brian Oliver (athlete).
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June 1, 1968 |
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|High school||Wills (Smyrna, Georgia)|
|College||Georgia Tech (1986–1990)|
|NBA draft||1990 / Round: 2 / Pick: 32nd overall|
|Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers|
|Pro playing career||1990–2007|
|1992–1993||Rockford Lightning (CBA)|
|1994–1995||Rockford Lightning (CBA)|
|1995–1996||Maccabi Rishon LeZion (Israel)|
|1996–1997||Viola Reggio Calabria (Italy)|
|1997–1998||Polti Cantù (Italy)|
|1998–1999||Apollon Patras (Greece)|
|1999–2000||Viola Reggio Calabria (Italy)|
|2001–2003||Pallacanestro Messina (Italy)|
|2003–2004||Coop Nordest Trieste (Italy)|
|2004–2005||Upea Capo d'Orlando (Italy)|
|2007||Cimberio Novara (Italy)|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||389 (3.3 ppg)|
|Rebounds||123 (1.0 rpg)|
|Assists||114 (1.0 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Brian Darnell Oliver (born June 1, 1968) is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6'4" (1.93 m) and 210 lb (95 kg) shooting guard out of Georgia Tech, he was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA in the 2nd round (32nd overall) of the 1990 Draft. Oliver played four years in the league, mainly with the 76ers from 1990–1992 and two brief stints with the Washington Bullets (1994–95) and Atlanta Hawks (1997–98). His best year as a pro came during his rookie year with the Sixers, appearing in 73 games and averaging 3.8 ppg.
Brian Oliver, along with Dennis Scott and Kenny Anderson, formed the famed trio "Lethal Weapon 3" which led the GT basketball team to the final four in 1990. In 1999, he teamed with Manu Ginóbili, Brent Scott and Sydney Johnson to earn promotion for Viola Reggio Calabria from the Italian 2nd Division to the Italian First Division.
He is of no relation to the former Georgia Tech and Seton Hall forward also named Brian Oliver.
- "Ramblinwreck.com "Lethal Weapon 3" article".
- Tomlinson, Brett (2007-11-21). "The Captain Returns: Basketball’s Sydney Johnson ’97 has been ‘a coach all along’". Princeton Alumni Weekly. Retrieved 2011-03-17.
- Player Bio: Brian Oliver - GEORGIA TECH OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE