Steve Downing

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Steve Downing
Personal information
Born (1950-09-09) September 9, 1950 (age 66)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school George Washington
(Indianapolis, Indiana)
College Indiana (1970–1973)
NBA draft 1973 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17th overall
Selected by the Boston Celtics
Playing career 1973–1974
Position Center
Number 32
Career history
19731974 Boston Celtics
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Steve Downing (born September 9, 1950) is an American retired basketball player.

A 6'8" center, Downing starred at Indiana University during the early 1970s. He won the Chicago Tribune Silver Basketball award in 1973 as the best player in the Big Ten Conference.[1]

Downing later played two seasons for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. He averaged 2.4 points per game in his professional career and won an NBA Championship ring in 1974.[2]

Currently Downing is the athletic director at Marian University in Indianapolis.


  1. ^ Silver Basketball winners
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