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Fact(1995 - present) Plays for Indiana Pacers

Travis Best (born September 5, 1970) is an American former professional basketball player. He was a 6’2″ (1.88 m) tall point guard and played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1995 to 2006.

Best was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His father was a basketball coach and his mother was a schoolteacher. He has two older sisters. Best began playing organized basketball when he was eight years old. He played high school basketball at Southern University Laboratory School, where he was a three-time All-State selection.

Best played college basketball at the Georgia Institute of Technology from 1988 to 1992. He was a four-year starter and finished his career as the school’s all-time leader in assists (813) and steals (273). He was named First Team All-ACC as a senior and Second Team All-ACC as a junior.

Best was selected by the Indiana Pacers in the second round of the 1992 NBA Draft with the 39th overall pick. He played 12 seasons in the NBA with the Pacers, Dallas Mavericks, Toronto Raptors, Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls, New Jersey Nets, Houston Rockets, and Charlotte Bobcats. He averaged 8.2 points, 3.0 assists, and 1.5 rebounds per game in his NBA career.

Best was a member of the Pacers teams that reached the NBA Finals in 2000 and lost to the Los Angeles Lakers in six games. He also played on the United States national team that won the gold medal at the 1994 FIBA World Championship.

Best’s post-playing career has been marked by financial troubles and legal problems. In 2008, he filed for bankruptcy protection. In 2010, he was sentenced to two years in prison for his role in a $2 million bank fraud scheme.

Best has three children from his previous marriage to Tanya Young. He currently resides in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

General Info

Full NameTravis Best
Height1.8 m
Weight83 kg
ProfessionActor, Basketball player
EducationGeorgia Institute of Technology, Springfield Central High School


MoviesHe Got Game

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The 2000 NBA Finals2000TV SeriesHimself - Indiana Pacers Guard

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