Geoff Huston

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Geoff Huston
Personal information
Born (1957-11-08) November 8, 1957 (age 59)
Brooklyn, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school Canarsie (Brooklyn, New York)
College Texas Tech (1975–1979)
NBA draft 1979 / Round: 3 / Pick: 50th overall
Selected by the New York Knicks
Playing career 1979–1990
Position Point guard
Number 23, 20, 15
Career history
1979–1980 New York Knicks
1980–1981 Dallas Mavericks
19811984 Cleveland Cavaliers
1985 Westchester Golden Apples
1985–1986 Golden State Warriors
1986 Los Angeles Clippers
1987 Long Island Knights
1990 New York Whitecaps
Career NBA statistics
Points 4,380 (8.8 ppg)
Rebounds 684 (1.4 rpg)
Assists 2,509 (5.1 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Geoffrey Geoff Angier Huston (born November 8, 1957) is a retired American professional basketball player. He was a point guard for the New York Knicks, Dallas Mavericks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers. Collegiately, he played for the Texas Tech Red Raiders.[1] The Dallas Mavericks traded Huston, along with a 1983 third round draft choice to the Cavaliers in exchange for Chad Kinch and a 1985 first round draft choice on February 7, 1981.[2]

In eight NBA seasons, he played in 496 games, having played 12,252 minutes, and scoring 4,380 points. During his NBA career he managed a 48.3 field goal percentage (1,836 for 3,805), 25.4 three-point field goal percentage (16 for 63), 70.8 free throw percentage (692 for 978), 684 total rebounds (201 offensive, 483 defensive), 2,509 assists, 331 steals, 32 blocked shots, 899 turnovers and 844 personal fouls.[3]

After retiring as a basketball player, Huston became the director of the St. Mary's Recreation Center in the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx in New York City.[4]

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