Mike Harper (basketball)

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Mike Harper
Former Portland Trail Blazer Michael Harper in 2013.jpg
Harper in 2013
Personal information
Born (1957-12-09) December 9, 1957 (age 59)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school Quigley South (Chicago, Illinois)
College North Park (1976–1980)
NBA draft 1980 / Round: 3 / Pick: 56th overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Playing career 1980–1988
Position Power forward
Number 32
Career history
19801982 Portland Trail Blazers
1982–1983 Pallacanestro Trieste
1983–1984 Fulgor Libertas Forlì
1984–1986 Olympique Antibes
1986–1988 CB Canarias
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× First-team Division III All-American (1979, 1980)
  • 3× NCAA Division III champion (1978–1980)

Michael Edward Harper (born December 9, 1957) is a former American professional basketball player who played for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1980 to 1982.[1]

Early years[edit]

Michael Harper is a native of Illinois, born in Chicago in 1957. He is a graduate of North Park University, where he led teams to three consecutive NCAA Division III national basketball championships.

Personal life[edit]

Following his basketball career, Harper became an insurance agent.[2] He also serves as a board member for the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.[3]


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