Joe Burton (basketball)

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Joe Burton
Joe Burton.jpg
Burton with Oregon State in 2012
Free Agent
PositionCenter / Power forward
Personal information
Born (1990-11-02) November 2, 1990 (age 30)
San Jacinto, California
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight288 lb (131 kg)
Career information
High schoolWest Valley (Hemet, California)
CollegeOregon State (2009–2013)
NBA draft2013 / Undrafted
Playing career2013–present
Career history
2013–2014Aalborg Vikings
2014–2015Landstede Zwolle
2015–2016ALM Évreux
2016–2017Chorale Roanne
2017–2018Aomori Wat's
2018–2019ADA Blois
2019–2020Chorale Roanne
Career highlights and awards

Joseph William Burton[1] (born November 2, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for, who lastly played for Souffelweyersheim of the LNB Pro B. He played four seasons collegiate for the Oregon State Beavers men's basketball team. He usually plays as center or a power forward.

College career[edit]

Burton played collegiate for the Oregon State Beavers. A member of one of the Luiseño Native American tribes of southern California, he was the first Native American male to earn a basketball scholarship at a Pac-10 Conference (now Pac-12) school.[2] In Burton's senior year at college he averaged 11.0 ppg and 6.4 rpg in 32 games. He is the only Oregon State player to record over 1,000 points, 700 rebounds and 300 assists.

Professional career[edit]

Burton started his career in 2013 with Aalborg Vikings.[3] In the Danish Basketligaen, Burton averaged 22 points, 12.5 rebounds and 4 assists.

For the 2014–15 season, Burton signed with Landstede Basketbal.[4] At the end of the regular season, Burton won the DBL Statistical Player of the Year Award and was named to the All-DBL Team and DBL All-Defense Team.[5]

For the 2015–16 season, Burton signed with ALM Évreux Basket.[6] He was named the Most Valuable Player of the LNB Pro B.[7]

On August 4, 2016, Burton signed with Chorale Roanne Basket, another club from the LNB Pro B.[8]

On July 10, 2018, Burton signed with ADA Blois of the French first tier Pro A.[9]

On August 13, 2019, he has signed with his old team Chorale Roanne Basket. [10]

On August 17, 2020, he has signed with KTP_Basket of the Finnish first tier Korisliiga


  1. ^ "Joseph William Burton was born on November 2, 1990 in Riverside County, California". California Birth Index. Retrieved May 24, 2020.
  2. ^ Rosenbaum, Cary (December 3, 2015). "Eight Native ballers you need to know better". Indian Country Today Media Network. Retrieved April 14, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Joe Burton goes pro with Aalborg Vikings". 2013-09-17. Retrieved 27 June 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Zwaargewicht Burton naar Landstede Basketbal". De Stentor (web). Retrieved 27 June 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Landstede Basketbal". Retrieved 27 June 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Evreux adds Burton to their roster, ex Zwolle - eurobasket News". Retrieved 27 June 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Le palmarès 2016 |".
  8. ^ "JOE BURTON CHOISIT ROANNE". 4 August 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Joe Burton signs with ADA Blois". Retrieved 10 July 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "Joe Burton signs with Roanne". Sportando. August 13, 2019. Retrieved August 14, 2019.

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