Mark Baker (basketball)

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Mark Baker
Personal information
Born (1969-11-11) November 11, 1969 (age 45)
Dayton, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school Dunbar (Dayton, Ohio)
College Ohio State (1989–1992)
NBA draft 1992 / Undrafted
Pro career 1992–2001
Position Guard
Career history
1992–1993 Columbus Horizon (CBA)
1993 Palm Beach Stingrays (USBL)
1995 Long Island Surf (USBL)
1996–1997 WBC Wels (Austria)
1997 Atlantic City Seagulls (USBL)
1997–1998 Basket Livorno (Italy)
1998–1999 Grand Rapids Hoops (CBA)
1999 Toronto Raptors
1999–2000 Cibona (Croatia)
2001 Florida Sea Dragons (USBL)

LaMark Anthony "Mark" Baker (born November 11, 1969) is a retired American basketball player and current coach. He is the former head coach of the Dayton Jets of the International Basketball League.[1]

He played collegiately for the Ohio State University from 1989–1992. He is currently third in all-time assists in Ohio State history.[2]

After graduating, he was not drafted and signed with the National Basketball Association's Charlotte Hornets, but was waived before the 1992–93 season started. Baker played two seasons in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) for the Columbus Horizon (1992–93) and the Grand Rapids Hoops (1998–99), averaging 10.6 points and 7.2 assists per game for his CBA career.[3] He played one game for the Toronto Raptors in the 1999 season.[4] He also played professionally in Italy in Serie A2 for Bini Viaggi Livorno (1997–98).[5] In 2001, he played for the Florida Sea Dragons of the USBL.[6]


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