Vern Fleming

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Vern Fleming
Personal information
Born (1962-02-04) February 4, 1962 (age 58)
New York City, New York
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolMater Christi (Astoria, New York)
CollegeGeorgia (1980–1984)
NBA draft1984 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18th overall
Selected by the Indiana Pacers
Playing career1984–1997
PositionPoint guard
Career history
19841995Indiana Pacers
1995–1996New Jersey Nets
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points10,125 (11.3 ppg)
Rebounds3,012 (3.4 rpg)
Assists4,293 (4.8 apg)
Stats at

Vern Fleming (born February 4, 1962[1][2][3]) is an American former professional basketball player who played twelve seasons in the NBA from 1984 until 1996. Born in New York City, Fleming grew up in the Queensbridge Housing projects in Long Island City.

As a college player at the University of Georgia, Fleming won a gold medal as a member of the United States men's basketball team at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles[4] and then commenced his professional career as the 18th overall selection in the 1984 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. At 6'5", he played point guard with them for eleven years, often sharing starter duties with both Haywoode Workman and Mark Jackson, before rounding out the final year of his NBA career with the New Jersey Nets.


  1. ^ "Vern Fleming". ESPN.
  2. ^ "Vern Fleming". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on April 18, 2020.
  3. ^ "Vern Fleming". International Olympic Committee.
  4. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Vern Fleming Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 18, 2020. Retrieved July 14, 2018.

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