A. J. English

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A. J. English
Personal information
Born (1967-07-11) July 11, 1967 (age 53)
Wilmington, Delaware
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High schoolHoward Career Center
(Wilmingon, Delaware)
CollegeVirginia Union (1986–1990)
NBA draft1990 / Round: 2 / Pick: 37th overall
Selected by the Washington Bullets
Playing career1990–2000
PositionShooting guard
Career history
19901992Washington Bullets
1992–1993Stefanel Trieste
1993Rapid City Thrillers
1993–1994Rochester Renegade
1994Burghy Roma
1994Olitalia Forlì
1995–1996Baloncesto Salamanca
1996Rolly Pistoia
1998–1999Paris Basket Racing
1999Richmond Rhythm
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points1,502 (9.9 ppg)
Rebounds315 (2.1 rpg)
Assists320 (2.1 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Albert Jay "A. J." English (born July 11, 1967) is a retired American professional basketball player who played two seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is also the father of current player A. J. English III.


English played Basketball for Howard High School of Technology from 1983–1986. The team was State Champions in 1985 and he received the Delaware High School Player of the Year in 1986. He played for Virginia Union University from 1986–1990. English was named the NCAA Division II National Player of the Year in 1990

NBA career[edit]

He was selected by the Washington Bullets in the 2nd round (37th overall) of the 1990 NBA draft. English played two seasons for the Bullets, averaging 9.9 points per game.

English signed a contract with Portland Trail Blazers on October 1, 1993. He was placed on waivers on November 2, 1993, and did not play in the NBA again.

Career highlights and awards[edit]

The Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame inducted English in 2004.

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