Sean Higgins (basketball)

Sean Marielle Higgins (born December 30, 1968) is an American former professional basketball player. He played college basketball for Michigan,[1] whom he helped win the 1989 national championship. He hit the winning basket in the Final Four against Illinois to propel Michigan into the championship game versus Seton Hall.

Sean M. Higgins
Sean Higgins 1989 National Champions.jpg
Higgins at a Michigan Wolverines game
Personal information
Born (1968-12-30) December 30, 1968 (age 51)
Detroit, Michigan
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High schoolFairfax (Los Angeles, California)
CollegeMichigan (1987–1990)
NBA draft1990 / Round: 2 / Pick: 54th overall
Selected by the San Antonio Spurs
Playing career1990–2000
PositionSmall forward
Number3, 15, 9, 19, 24
Career history
As player:
19901991San Antonio Spurs
1992Orlando Magic
1993Golden State Warriors
1993–1994Aris Thessaloniki
1994–1995New Jersey Nets
1995–1996Philadelphia 76ers
1996–1997Ülkerspor Instanbul
1997Portland Trail Blazers
1997–1998Grand Rapids Hoops
1998Iraklio Crete
1998–1999Cocodrilos de Caracas
1999–2000Ural Great Perm
2000-2001Detroit Dogs (ABA)
As coach:
2003–2004Fresno Heatwave
2005–2006Inglewood Cobras
2006–2007Albany Patroons
2009–2012Edmonds CC
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points1,375 (6.3 ppg)
Rebounds402 (1.8 rpg)
Assists226 (1.0 apg)
Stats at

Higgins was selected by the San Antonio Spurs in the 2nd round (54th overall) of the 1990 NBA Draft, and played for the Spurs, Orlando Magic, Golden State Warriors, New Jersey Nets, Philadelphia 76ers and Portland Trail Blazers in eight NBA seasons, averaging 6.3 points-per-game in his career.

In 2004 Higgins became General Manager and Head Coach of the Fresno Heatwave of the American Basketball Assoc. Higgins was hired as the Edmonds Community College, Edmonds, Washington head basketball coach. His first season was 2009-10.

He is currently USA director of Nine Star Basketball Camps that specializes in basketball player development and exposure for amateur & professional players, and managing partner of Nine Star Basketball Scouting Services. Higgins is also chairmen of Nine Star_Victory Development USA LLC, a real estate management corporation building multiplex sports & entertainment venues throughout the United States.


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