Scooter Barry

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Scooter Barry
Personal information
Born (1966-08-13) August 13, 1966 (age 50)
San Francisco, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Career information
High school De La Salle (Concord, California)
College Kansas (1985–1989)
NBA draft 1989 / Undrafted
Playing career 1989–2006
Position Guard
Career history
1989–1990 San Jose Jammers (CBA)
1990 Erie Wave (WBA)
1990 Nashville Stars (WBA)
1990–1991 San Jose Jammers (CBA)
1991–1992 SG Braunschweig (Germany)
1992 Tau Cerámica (Spain)
1992 Wichita Falls Texans (CBA)
1993–1994 Fort Wayne Fury (CBA)
1994–1995 Yakima Sun Kings (CBA)
1995 South East Melbourne Magic (Australia)
1995–1996 Hertener Löwen (Germany)
1996–1998 SG Braunschweig (Germany)
1998–2000 Gießen 46ers (Germany)
2000–2001 Media Broker Messina (Italy)
2001 FC Mulhouse Basket (France)
2001–2003 Cholet Basket (France)
2003–2004 Spirou Charleroi (Belgium)
2004–2005 Tenerife (Spain)
2005–2006 Baloncesto León (Spain)
Career highlights and awards

Richard Francis "Scooter" Barry IV (born August 13, 1966) is a retired American professional basketball player.[1]

His nickname "Scooter" was given shortly after being born in San Francisco, California. The son of NBA Hall of Fame member, Rick Barry, has three younger brothers Jon, Brent and Drew, who also share his profession. The basketball Barry family shares an NCAA Championship, an NBA Slam Dunk Championship and 3 NBA Championship titles between them. He has a half brother, Canyon Barry, currently playing at College of Charleston whose mother, Lynn Barry, was also a distinguished basketball player at William and Mary.

Barry played for the University of Kansas Jayhawks' 1988 NCAA title team, and went on to play 17 years professionally in the US and overseas in the Germany, Spain, Italy, France, Belgium and Australia. He won a CBA title in 1995, a Belgian League title in 2004 and reached the NBL finals in 1995.

He is married to Kerstin Barry, with a daughter, Lauren and a son, Grant.


  1. ^ Logan, Bob (March 29, 1988). "Rick Barry`s Son Knows The Score". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved February 4, 2016.