John Turner (basketball)

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John Turner
Personal information
Born (1967-11-30) November 30, 1967 (age 47)
Washington, D.C.
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school Eleanor Roosevelt
(Greenbelt, Maryland)
College Allegany CC (1986–1987)
Georgetown (1988–1989)
Phillips (1990–1991)
NBA draft 1991 / Round: 1 / Pick: 20th overall
Selected by the Houston Rockets
Pro career 1991–2003
Position Power forward
Number 40
Career history
1991–1992 Houston Rockets
1992–1993 Banco Natwest Zaragoza (Spain)
1994 Teamsystem Fabriano (Italy)
1994–1996 Comerson / Cx Orologi Siena (Italy)
1996–1997 Bini Viaggi Livorno (Italy)
1997–1998 Poenamo BK Kings (New Zealand)
1998 Calze Pompea Roma (Italy)
1998–1999 Mabo Pistoia (Italy)
1999 Serapide Pozzuoli (Italy)
1999–2000 Ducato Siena (Italy)
2000–2002 Record Napoli (Italy)
2002–2003 Carifac Fabriano (Italy)
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John L. Turner (born November 30, 1967) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Houston Rockets in the 1st round (20th overall) of the 1991 NBA Draft. A 6'8" power forward from Allegany Community College and Phillips University, Turner played in only one NBA season. He played for the Rockets during the 1991-92 NBA season, appearing in 42 games and averaging 2.8 points per game. After his rookie year, the Rockets agreed to release Turner so he could go to Spain to play for CAI Zaragoza.[1]


  1. ^ "Rockets Lose Turner". The New York Times. 1992-08-22. Retrieved 23 June 2011. 

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