Scott Hastings (basketball)

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Scott Hastings
Personal information
Born (1960-06-03) June 3, 1960 (age 58)
Independence, Kansas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school Independence (Independence, Kansas)
College Arkansas (1978–1982)
NBA draft 1982 / Round: 2 / Pick: 29th overall
Selected by the New York Knicks
Playing career 1982–1993
Position Power forward / Center
Number 42, 44, 35, 10
Career history
1982–1983 New York Knicks
1983–1988 Atlanta Hawks
1988–1989 Miami Heat
19891991 Detroit Pistons
19911993 Denver Nuggets
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Scott Alan Hastings (born June 3, 1960) is a retired American player in the National Basketball Association. His career spanned from 19821993 and he played forward/center for the New York Knicks, Atlanta Hawks, Miami Heat, Detroit Pistons and Denver Nuggets.



Born in Independence, Kansas, Hastings played collegiate ball at the University of Arkansas from 1978–1982. While there, he was initiated into the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.

While being a heavily recruited athlete Hastings had a choice between the University of Kansas (in his home state) or the University of Arkansas. He chose the University of Arkansas.


He was selected in the second round (29th overall) by the New York Knicks in the 1982 NBA Draft. He was a member of the 1990 Detroit Pistons NBA championship team.

He holds the NBA record for most games in a row without a steal at 65 straight games. This spanned over a 3 year long period from 1989 - 1992.

Present day[edit]

Hastings currently hosts a daily radio show with Tom Helmer on Altitude Sports Radio AM950 KKSE. Previously, he hosted a radio-show with co-hosts Drew Goodman and Sandy Clough on Sportsradio KKFN 104.3 The Fan in Denver, Colorado until 2016. Prior to 2012, Hastings co-hosted shows with Mike Evans and Alfred Williams. He also provides television color commentary for the Denver Nuggets on the Altitude Sports and Entertainment cable TV network, working alongside Chris Marlowe. He also hosts a golf show on Altitude during the NBA off-season.

Hastings previously spent 12 years hosting the Sports Zoo with Dave Logan on 850 KOA and served as the Denver Broncos' radio analyst from 1997 to 2004, including the team's appearances in Super Bowl XXXII and Super Bowl XXXIII.

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