August 3, 1969 |
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|High school||Dobbins Technical
|College||La Salle (1987–1991)|
|NBA draft||1991 / Round: 2 / Pick: 40th overall|
|Selected by the Detroit Pistons|
|Number||14, 11, 9, 20, 24, 2|
|1999||New Jersey Nets|
|2000–2001||Kansas City Knights|
|2001||New Jersey Nets|
|2001–2002||Kansas City Knights|
|2002||New Jersey Nets|
|2003||Sioux Falls Skyforce|
|2003–2004||Los Angeles Clippers|
|2006–2008||St. Joseph's (assistant)|
|2008–2013||New Jersey / Brooklyn Nets (assistant)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||2,253 (4.5 ppg)|
|Rebounds||654 (1.3 rpg)|
|Assists||1,038 (2.1 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Douglas M. "Doug" Overton (born August 3, 1969) is an American retired professional basketball player and former coach.
Overton was selected by the Detroit Pistons in the 2nd round (40th overall) of the 1991 NBA draft. A 6'3" (1.90 m) point guard from La Salle University, Overton played in 11 NBA seasons for 8 different teams. He played for the Washington Bullets, Denver Nuggets, Philadelphia 76ers, Orlando Magic, New Jersey Nets, Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets and Los Angeles Clippers.
In his NBA career, Overton played in 499 games and scored a total of 2,253 points.
In May 2006, Overton was named assistant men's basketball coach at Saint Joseph's University. He became an assistant coach for the NBA's New Jersey Nets (now Brooklyn Nets) in 2008. He was also named Nets Player Development Coach prior to the 2010–11 season. In August 2013, he was named head coach of the D-League's Springfield Armor.Now coaches Lincoln University men's basketball in Oxford, Pennsylvania.
- Profile - Doug Overton | Legends - History of the Illawarra / Wollongong Hawks: National Basketball League
- St. Joe's hires former La Salle star as assistant - Men's College Basketball - ESPN
- Nets Name Doug Overton Assistant Coach
- NETS Name Doug Overton Player Development Coach
- Armor Name Doug Overton as Head Coach