Steve Burtt Sr.
November 5, 1962|
New York City, New York
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
Charles Evans Hughes|
(New York City, New York)
|NBA draft||1984 / Round: 2 / Pick: 30th overall|
|Selected by the Golden State Warriors|
|1984–1985||Golden State Warriors|
|1985–1986||Westchester Golden Apples|
|1987–1988||Los Angeles Clippers|
|1993–1994||Maccabi Rishon LeZion|
|1995–1996||Reyer Venezia Mestre|
|1999–2000||Banco Sardegna Sassari|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||584 (5.6 ppg)|
|Rebounds||92 (0.9 rpg)|
|Blocks||123 (1.2 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Steven Dwayne Burtt (born November 5, 1962) is a retired American professional basketball player. The 6'2" point guard played in the NBA sporadically from 1984 until 1993. He also had an established playing career overseas. Born in New York, Burtt played high school basketball for Charles Evans Hughes before enrolling to Iona to play for the Gaels.
In his 4 season with Iona Burtt played in 121 games averaging 20.9 points per game, 3.5 rebounds per game and 1.7 steals per game. He is the all-time leader of Iona in total points scored for the school with 2,534. He also has several other school records including career field goals made and attempted and season field goals made. Burtt also held the single-season scoring record with 732, a record broken in 2006 by his son Steve Burtt Jr.. During his college career he was named three times in the All-MAAC first team (1982–1984) and twice All-MAAC Player of the Year (1983–1984). They are one of just two father-son duos to score 2,000 points each in NCAA Division I basketball, the other being Dell Curry and Steph Curry.
He played professionally in Greece in 1992 before being banned for life from its basketball league for drug violations, consisting of cocaine and hashish found in his luggage returning from a visit to the US. In Italy Burtt changed teams annually in Serie A and, in a timespan of six years, he contested in 155 games averaging 28.4 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game. In 2007, Burtt was named by Maccabi Rishon LeZion B.C. as the "Best Foreigner Player" of the last 20 years.
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- SPORTS PEOPLE: BASKETBALL; Former Iona Player Faces Drug Charges
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- College & NBA stats @ basketball-reference.com
- "Burtt Banned in Greece" @ nytimes.com, published December 1, 1992
- "Burtt Has Place to Play" @ nytimes.com, published January 1, 1993
- Player Profile @ Safsal.co.il
- Steve Burtt @ Lega Basket Serie A