Byron Irvin

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Byron Irvin
Personal information
Born (1966-12-02) December 2, 1966 (age 53)
La Grange, Illinois
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High schoolJulian (Chicago, Illinois)
NBA draft1989 / Round: 1 / Pick: 22nd overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
PositionShooting guard
Number23, 32
Career history
List may be incomplete
1989–1990Portland Trail Blazers
1990–1991Washington Bullets
1991La Crosse Catbirds
1991–1993Columbus Horizon
1993Fort Wayne Fury
1993Washington Bullets
1993–1994Hapoel Gvat/Yagur
1994Fort Wayne Fury
1994–1995Mexico Aztecas
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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.

Irvin attended Chicago's Percy Julian High School. In his senior year of high school he averaged 32 points a game, and in one game he scored 50 points.

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,[1] 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 in contracts.


  1. ^ " Doc Rivers". Archived from the original on June 20, 2012. Retrieved June 5, 2008.

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