Willie Burton Basketball Point guard

Willie Ricardo Burton (born May 26, 1968) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Miami Heat in the 1st round (9th overall pick) in the 1990 NBA Draft from the University of Minnesota. Burton played for numerous NBA teams as a journeyman from 1990 to 1999. He was born in Detroit, Michigan where he attended high school at St. Martin De Porres. Burton was selected by the Miami Heat in the 1st round (9th overall pick) in the 1990 NBA Draft from the University of Minnesota. He earned Second-Team All-Rookie Team status, averaging 12 ppg in his rookie campaign. Burton scored 53 points in a game for the Philadelphia 76ers against his former Heat team on December 13, 1994. The University of Minnesota reached the Sweet Sixteen during Burton's junior year (1989) and the Elite Eight during his senior season (1990). Burton finished his college career as the Golden Gophers' second all-time leading scorer, with 1,800 points. He was a first-team All-Big Ten selection in 1990, a second-team All-Big Ten selection in 1989 and honorable mention All-Big Ten in 1988.

Personal details

Date of birth
May 26th, 1968
Nationality
United States of America
Ethnicity
African American
Places lived
Detroit , Michigan
pop. 688,701 (2013)

Education

1. University of Minnesota Colleges/University

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (U of M) is a public research university located in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, United States. It is the oldest and largest campus within the University of Minnesota system and has the fourth-largest main campus student body in the United States, with 52,557 students in 2011–2012.

Institution info

Type Flagship university
Endowment
2013. 1.78 bil. $
2006. 2.22 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1851
Headquarters
231 Pillsbury Drive S.E., 55455 - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Undergraduates
2013. 5,544
2010. 33,607
2009. 33,236
Postgraduates
2013. 45,982
2010. 18,114
Acceptance rate
2012. 49.5 %
2011. 47.8 %
2010. 47.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 13.6 K $
2011. 13 K $
2010. 12.3 K $
2009. 11.5 K $
2008. 10.8 K $
Official web page www.umn.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of Minnesota connected by profession and/or age

b. 1973., Basketball Point guard
b. 1968., Musical Artist
b. 1973., American Football Wide receiver
b. 1968., Legislator
b. 1973., Organization founder
b. 1963., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1967., Academic
b. 1970., Economist

Basketball statistics 7

Seasson Team G AST Avg. AST Avg. BLK Avg. PF Avg. PTS Avg. REB Avg. STL Avg. TO BLK DREB FG % FGA FGM FT % FTA FTM OREB PF PTS REB STL 3FGA 3FGM TO 3P %
1990–91 NBA season Miami Heat 76 107 1.4 0.3 3.6 12.0 3.4 0.9 1.9 24 151 0.441 773 341 0.782 293 229 111 275 915 262 72 30 4 144 0.133
1991–92 NBA season Miami Heat 68 123 1.8 0.5 2.7 11.2 3.6 0.7 1.8 37 168 0.45 622 280 0.8 245 196 76 186 762 244 46 15 6 119 0.4
1992–93 NBA season Miami Heat 26 16 0.6 0.6 2.2 7.8 2.7 0.5 1.9 16 48 0.383 141 54 0.717 127 91 22 58 204 70 13 15 5 50 0.333
1993–94 NBA season Miami Heat 53 39 0.7 0.4 1.8 7.0 2.6 0.3 1.0 20 86 0.438 283 124 0.759 158 120 50 96 371 136 18 15 3 54 0.2
1994–95 NBA season Philadelphia 76ers 53 96 1.8 0.4 3.2 15.3 3.1 0.6 2.3 19 115 0.401 606 243 0.824 267 220 49 167 812 164 32 275 106 122 0.385
1996–97 NBA season Atlanta Hawks 24 11 0.5 0.1 2.3 6.2 1.7 0.3 1.1 3 30 0.336 116 39 0.838 68 57 11 55 148 41 8 46 13 26 0.283
1998–99 NBA season Charlotte Hornets 3 0 0.0 0.0 0.7 1.3 2.0 0.0 0.3 0 2 0.143 7 1 0.5 4 2 4 2 4 6 0 1 0 1 0.0

Abbrevations

G Games, AST Assists, BLK Blocks, DREB Defensive Rebounds, FG % Field Goal Percentage, FGA Field Goal Attempts, FGM Field goals made, FT % Free throws percentage, FTA Free throws attempted , FTM Free throws made, OREB Offensive Rebounds, PF Personal Fouls, PTS Points, REB Rebounds, STL Steals, 3FGA three-point field goals attempted, 3FGM three-point field goals made, TO turnovers, 3P % 3-Point Field Goal Percentage

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