July 24, 1962 |
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||165 lb (75 kg)|
|High school||Phoenix Union (Phoenix, Arizona)|
|College||New Mexico State (1980–1984)|
|NBA draft||1984 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33rd overall|
|Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers|
|Number||20, 22, 14, 21, 5|
|1984–1986||Portland Trail Blazers|
|1992||Shell Rimula X|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Steve Colter (born July 24, 1962) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers in the second round (33rd overall) of the 1984 NBA draft. A 6'3" guard from New Mexico State, Colter played in 8 NBA seasons for 6 different teams. He played for the Trail Blazers, Chicago Bulls, Philadelphia 76ers, Washington Bullets, Sacramento Kings and Cleveland Cavaliers.
In his NBA career, Colter played in 526 games and scored a total of 3,319 points. His best year as a professional came during the 1985–86 season as a member of the Trail Blazers, appearing in 81 games (51 starts) and averaging 8.7 points per game. From 1991 until 1994 he did not play in the NBA, but returned to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers for one more season before retiring in 1995. He also became an import in the Philippine Basketball Association played with the Shell Rimula X in 1992.
- NBA stats @ databasebasketball.com
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