Rowan Barrett

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Rowan Barrett
Personal information
Born (1972-11-24) November 24, 1972 (age 45)
Scarborough, Ontario
Nationality Canadian / Jamaican
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school West Hill Collegiate Institute
(Toronto, Ontario)
College St. John's (1992–1996)
NBA draft 1996 / Undrafted
Playing career 1997–2008
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Number 5, 8, 9
Career history
1997–1998 Lucentum Alicante
1998–1999 Boca Juniors
1999, 2001, 2003 Cocodrilos de Caracas
2000–2001 Keravnos
2001 Dafni
2002 Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2002 Hapoel Haifa
2002–2003 Ramat HaSharon
2003–2005 JDA Dijon
2005–2006 Cantù
2006–2007 ASVEL
2007–2008 Élan Chalon
Career highlights and awards

Rowan Barrett (born November 24, 1972) is a retired Canadian-Jamaican[1] professional basketball player. At a height of 1.98 m (6'6") tall,[2] he played at the shooting guard and small forward positions.

High school[edit]

Barrett attended West Hill Collegiate Institute, in Toronto, where he played high school basketball.

College career[edit]

Barrett played NCAA Division I college basketball at St. John's University, with the St. John's Red Storm, from 1992 to 1996.

Professional career[edit]


Barrett was under contract with the Toronto Raptors (1997 and 1999), and Philadelphia 76ers (1999), but he never played in any NBA regular season games with those teams.


Some of the clubs that Barrett played professionally with include: in Spain, with Etosa Alicante (2nd Division) (1997–98), in Argentina, with Boca Juniors (1998–99), in Venezuela, with Cocodrilos de Caracas (1999, 2001, 2003), in Cyprus, with Keravnos Keo (2000–01), in Greece, with Dafni (2001), in Israel, with Maccabi Rishon LeZion (2002), Hapoel Haifa (2002), and Ramat HaSharon (2002–03), in France, with JDA Dijon Basket (2003–05), ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne (2006–07), and Élan Chalon (2007–08), and in Italy, with Vertical Vision Cantù (2005–06).[3][4]

He was the Top Scorer, of the European-wide 2nd-tier level league, the FIBA Saporta Cup, in the 2000–01 season.

National team career[edit]

Barrett played for the senior Canadian national basketball team. With Canada, he played at the 1998 FIBA World Championship, the 2000 Summer Olympic Games, and the 2002 FIBA World Championship. He also played at the 1993 FIBA AmeriCup, the 1997 FIBA AmeriCup, the 1999 FIBA AmeriCup, and the 2003 FIBA AmeriCup.[5]

He also played at the 1999 Pan American Games, and at the 2003 Pan American Games.

Post-playing career[edit]

Barrett is currently Executive Vice President and Assistant General Manager of Canada Basketball.


Barrett's son, is Canadian basketball player R. J. Barrett. He is ranked as the number one high-school player in the class of 2018.[6]


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