Terence Rudolph Stansbury (born February 27, 1961) is an American retired professional basketball player and coach. At a height of 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) tall, he played at the shooting guard position.

Terence Stansbury
Stansbury in 1988
Personal information
Born (1961-02-27) February 27, 1961 (age 63)
Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight170 lb (77 kg)
Career information
High schoolNewark (Newark, Delaware)
CollegeTemple (1980–1984)
NBA draft1984: 1st round, 15th overall pick
Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
Playing career1984–2003
PositionShooting guard
Number43, 44
Coaching career2003–2014
Career history
As player:
19841986Indiana Pacers
1986–1987Seattle SuperSonics
1987–1988EBBC Den Bosch
1988Wyoming Wildcatters
1988–1989Maccabi Brussels
1996–1997Bnei Herzliya
1997Florida Sharks
1997–1998AEK Athens
1998–1999Le Mans
1999–2000SIG Strasbourg
2000–2001Hasselt BT
As coach:
2003–2004Jyväskylä BC
2004–2005Huima Äänekoski
2005–2006Basket Racing Luxembourg
2006–2007Black Star Mersch
2007–2008AS Soleuvre
2008–2009Rotterdam Challengers
2009–2010BSW (assistant)
2013Lapua Korikobri
2013–2014Résidence Walferdange
Career highlights and awards
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at NBA.com
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at Basketball-Reference.com

College career


Stansbury, a graduate of Newark High School, played college basketball at Temple University. As a junior, he averaged 24.6 points for the Temple Owls and 18.6 points as a senior. Stansbury starred at Temple from 1980-1984, scoring a total of 1,811 points (15.7 points per game).[1]

Professional career


Stansbury played three seasons (1984–1987) in the National Basketball Association (NBA), as a member of the Indiana Pacers and Seattle SuperSonics. He finished with 1,200 points in his career, and was a three-time participant in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest, where he won three straight third-place positions in a row, from 1985 to 1987, before leaving the NBA.

He later spent six seasons at Levallois in France. Stansbury was granted French citizenship.[2] In the 1992-93 season, he led the French ProA league in scoring (26.3 points per contest).[3]



He was inducted into the Delaware Sports Hall of Fame in 2010.[4]

Personal life


His daughter Tiffany Stansbury played in the WNBA.[5]


  1. ^ "2023-24 Men's Basketball Record Book" (PDF). Temple University. Retrieved 2024-05-19.
  2. ^ "Entraineurs". www.realskillsbasketball.com. Retrieved 2024-05-19.
  3. ^ "Palmarès du championnat de France de basket de 1950 à nos jours". www.basketarchives.fr. Retrieved 2024-05-19.
  4. ^ "Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame in Wilmington, Delaware - 2010". February 26, 2024. Archived from the original on 2024-02-26.
  5. ^ "Stansbury learns from athletic family". Archived from the original on 2012-04-03. Retrieved 2011-11-03.