- Los Angeles Clippers 1981 - 1994
Mark Aguirre was a professional basketball player playing as a small forward with the Los Angeles Clippers in the National Basketball Association. He was playing with the Detroit Pistons and the Dallas Mavericks before joining the Clippers. Aguirre weighs 232 lbs and stands 6ft and 6 inches tall.
Mark Aguirre did his schooling from the George Westinghouse high school. He later attended the DePaul University and played with the college basketball team called the Blue Demons. In 1979, Aguirre was the winner of the Naismith Men’s College Player of the Year Award. He was also named to the NCAA All American First teams in 1979 and 1980. In a total of 89 games that he played for the Demons from 1978 to 1980, he averaged at 24.5 points per game and 3.3 assists per game. In 1981, Aguirre was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks. He played with the Mavericks till 1989, where he averaged his career best of 29.5 points per game in the 1983- 1984 season. In 1989, Aguirre was traded to the Detroit pistons with whom he won the NBA Championships in 1989 and 1990. In 1993, the Los Angeles Clippers acquired Aguirre, he later retired in 1994. Aguirre currently serves as the assistant coach of the New York Knicks.
In a total of 923 games that he played in the NBA, Aguirre averages at 20 points per game and 3.1 assists per game.
Career Highlights. Naismith College Player of the Year, 1979. NBA Championship ring, 1989 and 1990.