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December 2, 1966 |
La Grange, Illinois
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||Julian (Chicago, Illinois)|
|NBA draft||1989 / Round: 1 / Pick: 22nd overall|
|Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers|
|List may be incomplete|
|1989–1990||Portland Trail Blazers|
|1991||La Crosse Catbirds|
|1993||Fort Wayne Fury|
|1994||Fort Wayne Fury|
|1994–1995||Mexico City Aztecas|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Byron Edward Irvin (born December 2, 1966) is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6'5" (1.95 m) and 190 lb (86 kg) shooting guard, he was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round (22nd overall) of the 1989 NBA draft.
He played collegiately at the University of Arkansas under legendary coach Eddie Sutton before Sutton left for Kentucky. Irvin was there from 1984/85-1985/86, then transferred to the University of Missouri Played for Hall of Fame Coach Norm Stewart (1987/88-1988/89, after having missed the 1986/87 season). He also received his bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri.
Irvin played in NBA for three seasons: 1989/90 for the Portland Trail Blazers and 1990/91 and 1992/93 for the Washington Bullets, averaging 5.2 PPG in his career. He also played in the Continental Basketball Association and Overseas, Spain, Greece, Israel, Argentina, Switzerland, Philippines, Belgium, Dominican Republic, Venezuela,
Irvin is a cousin of former NBA player and current Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers, and is now a sports agent. He is Senior Vice President of Basketball Relativity Sports, and has represented NBA players such as Shawn Marion, Jason Terry, Al Harrington, Stephen Jackson, Joey Graham, Stephen Graham, Reggie Evans, Kris Humphries, Melvin Ely, Justin Williams, Isaiah Thomas, Nene Hilario, Erick Dampier, Darington Hobson. Rodney White, Matt Carroll, Gerald Green, Antoine Walker, Randy Holcombe. Ricky Davis, Earl Clark. He has negotiated over $550 Million Dollars in contracts.
- Byron Irvin NBA stats @ basketballreference.com