John McCullough (basketball)

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John McCullough
Portland Trail Blazers
Position Assistant coach
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1956-10-05) October 5, 1956 (age 61)
Lima, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Lima (Lima, Ohio)
College Oklahoma (1975–1979)
NBA draft 1979 / Round: 4 / Pick: 85th overall
Selected by the Kansas City Kings
Playing career 1981–1985
Position Point guard
Number 8
Career history
As player:
1981 Phoenix Suns
1981–1982 Billings Volcanos
1982–1983 Ohio Mixers
1983–1985 Pau-Orthez
As coach:
20122016 Portland Trail Blazers (scout)
2016–present Portland Trail Blazers (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

John P. McCullough (born October 5, 1956) is a retired National Basketball Association (NBA) basketball player. McCullough was a Big Eight Player of the Year and NCAA All-American for the University of Oklahoma. McCullough was drafted in the fourth round of the 1979 NBA draft by the Kansas City Kings. His only season in the NBA was for the Phoenix Suns in 1981–82. McCullough was the head coach of the women's program at Oklahoma Baptist University.[1]

On June 1, 2016, McCullough was promoted to assistant coach by the Portland Trail Blazers after spending the previous four seasons as the team's advance scout.[2]


  1. ^ "2009-10 Women's Basketball Coaches". Oklahoma Baptist University Athletics. Archived from the original on 2009-11-30. Retrieved 2009-11-30. 
  2. ^ "Blazers promote Dale Osbourne, add John McCullough to coaching staff". June 1, 2016. Retrieved June 3, 2016. 

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