Joe Burton (basketball)

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Joe Burton
No. 11 – ADA Blois
PositionCenter
LeagueLNB Pro A
Personal information
Born (1990-11-02) November 2, 1990 (age 28)
Soboba, California
NationalityAmerican
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–presentADA Blois
Career highlights and awards

Joe Burton (born November 2, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for ADA Blois of the French LNB Pro A. He played four seasons collegiate for the Oregon State Beavers men's basketball team. He usually plays as center or 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.[1] 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.[2] In the Danish Basketligaen, Burton averaged 22 points, 12.5 rebounds and 4 assists.

For the 2014–15 season, Burton signed with Landstede Basketbal.[3] 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.[4]

For the 2015–16 season, Burton signed with ALM Évreux Basket.[5] He was named the Most Valuable Player of the LNB Pro B.[6]

On August 4, 2016, Burton signed with Chorale Roanne Basket, another club from the LNB Pro B.[7]

On July 10, 2018, Burton signed with ADA Blois of the French first tier Pro A.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rosenbaum, Cary (December 3, 2015). "Eight Native ballers you need to know better". Indian Country Today Media Network. Retrieved April 14, 2016.
  2. ^ "Joe Burton goes pro with Aalborg Vikings". court-side.com. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Zwaargewicht Burton naar Landstede Basketbal". De Stentor (web). Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Landstede Basketbal". landstede-basketbal.nl. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Evreux adds Burton to their roster, ex Zwolle - eurobasket News". www.eurobasket.com. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ "JOE BURTON CHOISIT ROANNE". bebasket.fr. 4 August 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Joe Burton signs with ADA Blois". Retrieved 10 July 2018.

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