Vern Fleming

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Vern Fleming
Personal information
Born (1962-02-04) February 4, 1962 (age 56)
New York City, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Mater Christi (Astoria, New York)
College Georgia (1980–1984)
NBA draft 1984 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18th overall
Selected by the Indiana Pacers
Playing career 1984–1997
Position Point guard
Number 10
Career history
19841995 Indiana Pacers
1995–1996 New Jersey Nets
1996–1997 Limoges
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 10,125 (11.3 ppg)
Rebounds 3,012 (3.4 rpg)
Assists 4,293 (4.8 apg)
Stats at

Vern Fleming (born February 4, 1962) 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[1] 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. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Vern Fleming Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 14 July 2018.

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