Brian Martin (basketball)
August 18, 1962 |
Fort Smith, Arkansas
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Listed weight||212 lb (96 kg)|
|High school||Northwest (Wichita, Kansas)|
|NBA draft||1984 / Round: 9 / Pick: 185th overall|
|Selected by the Indiana Pacers|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
|1984–1985||Tampa Bay Thrillers|
|1986||Portland Trail Blazers|
|1988–1989||Rapid City Thrillers|
|1989||Cedar Rapids Silver Bullets|
|1993–1994||Fort Wayne Fury|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
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. 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.
- Pacers’ NBA Draft History
- 1994–95 Official CBA Guide and Register, page 312
- NBA stats @ basketballreference.com
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