Curtis Berry

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Curtis Berry
Personal information
Born (1959-06-16) June 16, 1959 (age 59)
Selma, Alabama
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolLutheran Academy (Selma, Alabama)
CollegeMissouri (1977–1981)
NBA draft1981 / Round: 3 / Pick: 58th overall
Selected by the Kansas City Kings
PositionPower forward

Curtis Berry (born June 16, 1959) is a retired American professional basketball player.

As a freshman, Berry moved to the University of Missouri campus at Columbia and averaged 6.8 points in 1978, as a sophomore collegian, he led the varsity in rebounding and was described by experts as a "bull", at the end of his collegiate career, Berry averaged 11.9 points in 112 games, his consistent performance at Missouri convinced the Kansas City Kings to make him their third round pick in the 1981 NBA draft.

Berry wore jersey number 31 at the Kings' training camp and was not able to break into the Kings' roster which was loaded with tested forwards like Cliff Robinson, Reggie King, and Leon Douglas, from the Kings' camp, Berry went to join the Lancaster Lightning in the Continental league.

Berry is currently head boys' basketball coach at Mount Vernon Presbyterian School in Atlanta.[1] In 2002, Berry married Dr. Jacqueline Walters, an OB-GYN;[2] he also has a daughter, Kursten, from a previous marriage.


  1. ^ Oshust, Greg (April 3, 2013). "Local coaches reminisce about March Madness". Retrieved September 11, 2013.
  2. ^ Ole Miss Alumni - Jacqueline Walters

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