Brian Oliver (basketball, born 1968)
|Born||June 1, 1968|
|Nationality||American / Italian|
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|High school||Wills (Smyrna, Georgia)|
|College||Georgia Tech (1986–1990)|
|NBA draft||1990 / Round: 2 / Pick: 32nd overall|
|Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers|
|1995–1996||Maccabi Rishon LeZion|
|1996–1997||Viola Reggio Calabria|
|1999–2000||Viola Reggio Calabria|
|2003–2004||Coop Nordest Trieste|
|2004–2005||Upea Capo d'Orlando|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||389 (3.3 ppg)|
|Rebounds||123 (1.0 rpg)|
|Assists||114 (1.0 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Brian Darnell Oliver (born June 1, 1968) is an American-Italian retired professional basketball player. A 6'4" (1.93 m) and 210 lb (95 kg) shooting guard out of Georgia Tech, he was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA in the second round (32nd pick overall) of the 1990 NBA draft. Oliver played four years in the league, mainly with the 76ers from 1990–1992 and two brief stints with the Washington Bullets (1994–95) and Atlanta Hawks (1997–98). His best year as a pro came during his rookie year with the Sixers, appearing in 73 games and averaging 3.8 ppg.
Brian Oliver, along with Dennis Scott and Kenny Anderson, formed the famed trio "Lethal Weapon 3" which led the GT basketball team to the final four in 1990. In 1999, he teamed with Manu Ginóbili, Brent Scott and Sydney Johnson to earn promotion for Viola Reggio Calabria from the Italian 2nd Division to the Italian First Division.
- BRIAN OLIVER basketball profile Nationality: USA-Italian.
- "Ramblinwreck.com "Lethal Weapon 3" article".
- Tomlinson, Brett (2007-11-21). "The Captain Returns: Basketball's Sydney Johnson '97 has been 'a coach all along'". Princeton Alumni Weekly. Retrieved 2011-03-17.
- Player Bio: Brian Oliver – GEORGIA TECH OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE