Maurice Martin

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Maurice Martin
Personal information
Born (1964-07-02) July 2, 1964 (age 50)
Liberty, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Liberty (Liberty, New York)
College Saint Joseph's (1982–1986)
NBA draft 1986 / Round: 1 / Pick: 16th overall
Selected by the Denver Nuggets
Pro career 1986–1988
Position Small forward / Shooting guard
Number 11
Career history
19861988 Denver Nuggets
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Maurice "Mo" Martin (born July 2, 1964) is a retired American basketball player. He played at Saint Joseph's University from 1982 to 1986[1] and was an Associated Press honorable mention All-American in his senior year. The 1986 Atlantic 10 Player of the Year,[2] he was a three-time selection to both the All-Conference team and the All-Big 5 squad. He is one of five Saint Joseph's Hawks to be chosen in the first round of the NBA Draft (drafted by the Denver Nuggets, taken 16th overall) 1986 NBA Draft. Martin played two seasons in the NBA, averaging 3.0 points per game in 69 games for the Nuggets.[1] Martin was then selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the Expansion Draft, but never played for the team, and ended up retiring completely from the NBA at the age of just 24. He is still the only player from Sullivan County, NY to ever play in the NBA.


  1. ^ a b "Maurice Martin". Basketball-Reference. Retrieved 2010-04-06. 
  2. ^ "Hawks win A-10 with late charge". Reading Eagle. Associated Press. 1986-03-04. Retrieved 2010-04-06. 

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