Brian Martin (basketball)

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Brian Martin
Personal information
Born (1962-08-18) August 18, 1962 (age 54)
Fort Smith, Arkansas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
High school Northwest (Wichita, Kansas)
NBA draft 1984 / Round: 9 / Pick: 185th overall
Selected by the Indiana Pacers
Playing career 1984–1994
Position Power forward / Center
Number 35, 21
Career history
1984–1985 Tampa Bay Thrillers
1985 Seattle SuperSonics
1986 Portland Trail Blazers
1988–1989 Rapid City Thrillers
1989 Cedar Rapids Silver Bullets
1989–1991 Columbus Horizon
1993–1994 Omaha Racers
1993–1994 Fort Wayne Fury
Career highlights and awards
  • Second team All-CBA (1986)
  • CBA champion (1985)
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Brian Martin (born August 18, 1962) is an American former professional basketball player, who had a brief career in the NBA. Born in Fort Smith, Arkansas, he attended Hutchinson Community College and the University of Kansas.

Martin, a 6'9", 212 lb (96 kg) forward, was selected by the Indiana Pacers with the 185th overall pick in the 1984 NBA draft.[1] His only NBA season (1985–86) was split with the Portland Trail Blazers and the Seattle SuperSonics.

Martin also had a lengthy career in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA). In 252 games over six seasons, he averaged 9.0 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. He played for the Tampa Bay/Rapid City Thrillers, Cedar Rapids Silver Bullets, Columbus Horizon, Omaha Racers and Fort Wayne Fury, winning a league championship with Tampa Bay in 1985. His best year was the 1985–86 season, when he averaged 11.9 points and 11.6 rebounds per game for Tampa Bay, earning second team All-CBA honors.[2]


  1. ^ Pacers’ NBA Draft History
  2. ^ 1994–95 Official CBA Guide and Register, page 312

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