Mark Bryant (basketball)

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Mark Bryant
Oklahoma City Thunder
Assistant coach
Personal information
Born (1965-04-25) April 25, 1965 (age 48)
Glen Ridge, New Jersey
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (206 cm)
Listed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school Columbia (Maplewood, New Jersey)
College Seton Hall (1984–1988)
NBA draft 1988 / Round: 1 / Pick: 21st overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Pro playing career 1988–2003
Position Power forward
Number 2, 9, 11
Career history
As player:
19881995 Portland Trail Blazers
1995–1996 Houston Rockets
19961999 Phoenix Suns
1999 Chicago Bulls
1999–2000 Cleveland Cavaliers
2000–2001 Dallas Mavericks
2001–2002 San Antonio Spurs
2002 Philadelphia 76ers
2002–2003 Denver Nuggets
2003 Boston Celtics
As coach:
2004–2005 Dallas Mavericks (assistant)
20052007 Orlando Magic (assistant)
2007–present Seattle SuperSonics/Oklahoma City Thunder (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 4,313 (5.4 ppg)
Rebounds 2,992 (3.8 rpg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

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

References

  1. ^ 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."
  2. ^ 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."

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