Steve Colter

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Steve Colter
Personal information
Born (1962-07-24) July 24, 1962 (age 54)
Phoenix, Arizona
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 165 lb (75 kg)
Career information
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
Playing career 1984–1995
Position Point guard
Number 20, 22, 14, 21, 5
Career history
19841986 Portland Trail Blazers
1986 Chicago Bulls
19861987 Philadelphia 76ers
19871990 Washington Bullets
1990–1991 Sacramento Kings
1991–1993 Omaha Racers
1992 Shell Rimula X
1993–1994 KK Split
1994–1995 Cleveland Cavaliers
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.[citation needed]

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