John Crotty

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John Crotty
Personal information
Born (1969-07-15) July 15, 1969 (age 47)
Orange, New Jersey
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Christian Brothers Academy
(Lincroft, New Jersey)
College Virginia (1987–1991)
NBA draft 1991 / Undrafted
Playing career 1992–2003
Position Point guard
Number 11, 12, 22, 25
Career history
1991–1992 Greenville Spinners
19921995 Utah Jazz
1995–1996 Cleveland Cavaliers
1996 Teamsystem Bologna
1997 Miami Heat
19971999 Portland Trail Blazers
1999 Seattle SuperSonics
1999–2000 Detroit Pistons
20002002 Utah Jazz
2002–2003 Denver Nuggets
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 1,903
Rebounds 502
Assists 999
Stats at

John K. Crotty (born July 15, 1969) is an American former professional basketball player.

A 6'1" point guard from the University of Virginia, Crotty was undrafted, but did play in 11 NBA seasons from 1992 to 2003.

Crotty holds Virginia's records for career assists with 683 and assists in a season with 214 (1989–90).[1] He scored 1,646 points and recorded 12 double-doubles in points and assists during his Virginia career.[2] Crotty was a third-team All-ACC selection in 1990 and 1991. He was a first-team All-ACC Tournament choice in 1991 and a second-team All-ACC Tournament selection in 1990. He also earned honorable mention All-America honors from The Associated Press and The Sporting News in 1990.

Crotty played for the Utah Jazz,[3] Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat,[4] Portland Trail Blazers,[5] Seattle SuperSonics, Detroit Pistons and Denver Nuggets. In his NBA career, Crotty played in 477 games and scored a total of 1,903 points. After retiring from professional basketball, Crotty became a sports analyst for the Miami Heat.[6] Crotty is also the Executive Vice President & Partner of the South Florida chapter of Colliers International.


  1. ^ Virginia Men's Basketball: Assists
  2. ^ Virginia Men's Basketball: Scoring and Points Records
  3. ^ "Timberwolves End 3-Game Losing Streak". New York Times. December 5, 2001. Retrieved January 20, 2010. 
  4. ^ Nobles, Charlie (May 11, 1997). "Crotty Becomes a Key In Heat's Game Plan". New York Times. Retrieved January 20, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Cleveland Wins It At the Line". New York Times. December 12, 1997. Retrieved January 20, 2010. 
  6. ^ "High Fives: Wade heads list of Heat greats". USA Today. February 14, 2008. Retrieved January 20, 2010. 

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