Vern Fleming (born February 4, 1962) is an American former professional basketball player who played twelve seasons in the NBA from 1984 until 1996. Born in New York City, Fleming grew up in the Queensbridge Housing projects in Long Island City.
|Born||February 4, 1962|
New York City, New York
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school||Mater Christi (Astoria, New York)|
|NBA draft||1984 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18th overall|
|Selected by the Indiana Pacers|
|1995–1996||New Jersey Nets|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||10,125 (11.3 ppg)|
|Rebounds||3,012 (3.4 rpg)|
|Assists||4,293 (4.8 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
As a college player at the University of Georgia, Fleming won a gold medal as a member of the United States men's basketball team at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles and then commenced his professional career as the 18th overall selection in the 1984 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. At 6'5", he played point guard with them for eleven years, often sharing starter duties with both Haywoode Workman and Mark Jackson, before rounding out the final year of his NBA career with the New Jersey Nets.