Travis Walton (basketball)

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Travis Walton
Salt Lake City Stars
Position Assistant coach
League NBA Development League
Personal information
Born (1987-08-24) August 24, 1987 (age 29)
Lima, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 189.2 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Lima Senior (Lima, Ohio)
College Michigan State (2005–2009)
NBA draft 2009 / Undrafted
Playing career 2009–2012
Position Guard
Coaching career 2014–present
Career history
As player:
2009 Lugano Tigers
2010–2011 Ratiopharm Ulm
2011 Dakota Wizards
2012 Fort Wayne Mad Ants
2012 Canton Charge
As coach:
2014–present Idaho Stampede / Salt Lake City Stars (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
  • Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year (2009)

Travis Walton (born August 24, 1987) is an American former professional basketball player, currently an assistant coach with the Salt Lake City Stars of the NBA Development League.

He played college basketball at the Michigan State University. In 2009, he was selected as the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year. Travis was born in Lima, Ohio to Lakita and Nathaniel Walton. Walton played four consecutive years at Lima for Lima Senior. He was also recruited by Marquette.

Walton played for the Detroit Pistons in the 2009 NBA Summer League.

Walton played in the NBA D-League for the Dakota Wizards in 2011. In 2012, he played for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants and the Canton Charge.

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