John Morton (basketball)

John Morton
Personal information
Born (1967-05-18) May 18, 1967
The Bronx, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school Walton (The Bronx, New York)
College Seton Hall (1985–1989)
NBA draft 1989 / Round: 1 / Pick: 25th overall
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Playing career 1989–2002
Position Point guard
Number 23
Coaching career 2006–present
Career history
As player:
19891991 Cleveland Cavaliers
1991–1992 Miami Heat
1992–1993 Rapid City Thrillers
1993–1994 7Up Joventut
1994 Rapid City Thrillers
1994–1995 Somontano Huesca
1995–1998 CB Gran Canaria
1998–1999 Covirán Cervezas Alhambra
1999–2000 Richmond Rhythm
2000 Shell Turbo Chargers
2001–2002 Canarias Telecom
2002 Banca Popolare Ragusa
As coach:
2006–2010 Saint Peter's (assistant)
2010–2015 Fordham (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
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John Morton (born May 18, 1967) is a retired American professional basketball player. At a height of the 6′3″ (1.91 m) and 180 pounds (82 kg), he played at the point guard position.

College playing career

Morton played college basketball at Seton Hall University, with the Seton Hall Pirates, from 1985 to 1989.

Professional playing career

Morton was picked in the first round of the 1989 NBA Draft. He played for only three NBA seasons (1990–1992), playing with the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Miami Heat. He averaged 4.8 points, 1.3 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game.

Coaching career

Morton worked as an assistant basketball coach at Saint Peter's and Fordham.

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