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Richard Francis "Scooter" Barry IV (born August 13, 1966) is a retired American professional basketball player.[1]

Scooter Barry
Personal information
Born (1966-08-13) August 13, 1966 (age 52)
San Francisco, California
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Career information
High schoolDe La Salle (Concord, California)
CollegeKansas (1985–1989)
NBA draft1989 / Undrafted
Playing career1989–2006
PositionGuard
Career history
1989–1990San Jose Jammers
1990Erie Wave
1990Nashville Stars
1990–1991San Jose Jammers
1991–1992SG Braunschweig
1992Tau Cerámica
1992Wichita Falls Texans
1993–1994Fort Wayne Fury
1994–1995Yakima Sun Kings
1995South East Melbourne Magic
1995–1996Hertener Löwen
1996–1998SG Braunschweig
1998–2000Gießen 46ers
2000–2001Media Broker Messina
2001FC Mulhouse Basket
2001–2003Cholet Basket
2003–2004Spirou Charleroi
2004–2005Tenerife
2005–2006Baloncesto León
Career highlights and awards

His nickname "Scooter" was given shortly after being born in San Francisco, California. The son of NBA Hall of Fame member, Rick Barry, has three younger brothers Jon, Brent and Drew, who also share his profession. The basketball Barry family shares an NCAA Championship, an NBA Slam Dunk Championship and 3 NBA Championship titles between them. He has a half brother, Canyon Barry, currently playing at Florida whose mother, Lynn Barry, was also a distinguished basketball player at William and Mary.

Barry played for the University of Kansas Jayhawks' 1988 NCAA title team, and went on to play 17 years professionally in the US and overseas in the Germany, Spain, Italy, France, Belgium and Australia. He won a CBA title in 1995, a Belgian League title in 2004 and reached the NBL finals in 1995.

He is married to Kerstin Barry, with a daughter, Lauren and a son, Grant.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Logan, Bob (March 29, 1988). "Rick Barry`s Son Knows The Score". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved February 4, 2016.