Walker Russell biography

Walker Russell

Basketball Player

1960 –

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Who is Walker Russell?

Walker D. Russell is a retired American professional basketball player. He was a 6'5" 190 lb guard.

Russell played collegiately for Oakland Community College, the University of Houston, and Western Michigan University. He was selected with the 9th pick of the fourth round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons.

Since retiring as a player, Russell has served as an assistant coach for the Toronto Raptors and a player scout for the New York Knicks.

His son, Walker Russell, Jr., played collegiately for Chipola Junior College and Jacksonville State University, and has played professionally in the NBA and the NBA D-League.

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Born
Oct 26, 1960
Pontiac
Children
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Western Michigan University
  • Oakland Community College
Lived in
  • Pontiac

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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