A. J. English

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A. J. English
Personal information
Born (1967-07-11) July 11, 1967 (age 50)
Wilmington, Delaware
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school Howard Career Center
(Wilmingon, Delaware)
College Virginia Union (1986–1990)
NBA draft 1990 / Round: 2 / Pick: 37th overall
Selected by the Washington Bullets
Playing career 1990–2000
Position Shooting guard
Number 14
Career history
19901992 Washington Bullets
1992–1993 Stefanel Trieste
1993 Rapid City Thrillers
1993–1994 Rochester Renegade
1994 Burghy Roma
1994 Olitalia Forlì
1994–1995 Levallois
1995–1996 Baloncesto Salamanca
1996 Rolly Pistoia
1996–1997 Beşiktaş
1997–1998 Levallois
1998–1999 Paris Basket Racing
1999 Richmond Rhythm
1999–2000 Aris
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 1,502 (9.9 ppg)
Rebounds 315 (2.1 rpg)
Assists 320 (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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