John Turner (basketball)

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John Turner
Personal information
Born (1967-11-30) November 30, 1967 (age 50)
Washington, D.C.
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school Eleanor Roosevelt
(Greenbelt, Maryland)
NBA draft 1991 / Round: 1 / Pick: 20th overall
Selected by the Houston Rockets
Playing career 1991–2003
Position Power forward
Number 40
Career history
1991–1992 Houston Rockets
1992–1993 Banco Natwest Zaragoza
1994 Teamsystem Fabriano
1994–1996 Comerson/Cx Orologi Siena
1996–1997 Bini Viaggi Livorno
1997–1998 Faber Fabriano
1998 Poenamo Kings
1998 Calze Pompea Roma
1998–1999 Mabo Pistoia
1999 Serapide Pozzuoli
1999–2000 Ducato Siena
2000–2002 Record Napoli
2002–2003 Carifac Fabriano
Stats at

John L. Turner (born November 30, 1967) is an American former professional basketball player.

Professional career[edit]

Turner was selected by the Houston Rockets in the 1st round (20th overall) of the 1991 NBA Draft, playing for the side in the NBA for one season. During the 1991-92 NBA season, he appeared in 42 games, averaging 2.8 points per game. At the end of the season, in August 1992, the Rockets agreed to release Turner so he could go to Spain to play for CAI Zaragoza.[1]


  1. ^ "Rockets Lose Turner". The New York Times. 1992-08-22. Retrieved 23 June 2011. 

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