Kevin Porter (basketball)

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Kevin Porter
No. 10, 1
Point guard
Personal information
Born (1950-04-17) April 17, 1950 (age 64)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight 170 lb (77 kg)
Career information
High school DuSable (Chicago, Illinois)
College Saint Francis (PA) (1968–1972)
NBA draft 1972 / Round: 3 / Pick: 39th overall
Selected by the Baltimore Bullets
Pro career 1972–1983
Career history
19721975 Baltimore / Washington Bullets
19751977 Detroit Pistons
1977–1978 New Jersey Nets
1978–1979 Detroit Pistons
19791983 Washington Bullets
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 7,645 (11.6 ppg)
Rebounds 1,179 (1.8 rpg)
Assists 5,314 (8.1 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Kevin Porter (born April 17, 1950) is a retired American professional basketball player.

A 6'0" point guard from Saint Francis University, Porter played 10 seasons (1972–1981; 1982–1983) in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Baltimore/Capital/Washington Bullets, the Detroit Pistons, and the New Jersey Nets. Porter was one of the most talented passers in league history, leading the league in both assists per game and total assists four times during his career (1975, 1978, 1979, and 1981). At one point, Porter held the record for most assists in a game, with 29. (Scott Skiles broke the record when he tallied 30 assists on December 30, 1990.)

Porter was also a key member of the 1975 Bullets team which reached the NBA Finals before losing to the Golden State Warriors. When he retired in 1983, he had accumulated 5,314 career assists and 7,645 career points.

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