Sean Higgins (basketball)
Sean Marielle Higgins (born December 30, 1968) is an American former professional basketball player. He played college basketball for Michigan, 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.
Higgins at a Michigan Wolverines game
|Born||December 30, 1968|
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Listed weight||240 lb (109 kg)|
|High school||Fairfax (Los Angeles, California)|
|NBA draft||1990 / Round: 2 / Pick: 54th overall|
|Selected by the San Antonio Spurs|
|Number||3, 15, 9, 19, 24|
|1990–1991||San Antonio Spurs|
|1993||Golden State Warriors|
|1994–1995||New Jersey Nets|
|1997||Portland Trail Blazers|
|1997–1998||Grand Rapids Hoops|
|1998–1999||Cocodrilos de Caracas|
|1999–2000||Ural Great Perm|
|2000-2001||Detroit Dogs (ABA)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||1,375 (6.3 ppg)|
|Rebounds||402 (1.8 rpg)|
|Assists||226 (1.0 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
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.
- University of Michigan Basketball Statistical Archive Archived 2010-04-18 at the Wayback Machine