Mark Craig Bryant (born April 25, 1965) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 1st round (21st overall pick) of the 1988 NBA Draft. Bryant played for 10 NBA teams during his career, averaging 5.4 ppg and appeared in the 1990 and 1992 NBA Finals as a member of the Blazers. He played collegiately at Seton Hall University. He is currently an assistant coach for the Oklahoma City Thunder.
In the 1995-96 NBA season with the Houston Rockets, he averaged 8.6 ppg and 4.9 rpg while playing 71 games. Bryant was an assistant coach with the Orlando Magic from 2005 to 2007.
Bryant is a native of South Orange, New Jersey,1 and attended Columbia High School.2
- ^ Martinez, Michael. "COLLEGE BASKETBALL '87: SETON HALL; CARLESIMO STARTS TO LOOKUP", The New York Times, January 11, 1987. Accessed December 23, 2007. "The team's pivotal player is Mark Bryant, a 6-foot-9-inch junior from South Orange, who had 24 points and 15 rebounds against Georgetown."
- ^ Rowe, John. "PJ GIVING IT HIS ALL", The Record (Bergen County), March 25, 1992. "His first breakthrough was convincing Mark Bryant of Columbia High School in Maplewood to come to the Hall."