John Battle was a Point Guard with the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association. He wore the number 10 jersey and was 6 feet 2 inches tall weighing in at 175 lbs.
John Battle did his schooling from the McKinley high School in Washington, District of Colombia. He later attended the Rutgers University where he played for the college basketball team called the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. In 1985, Battle was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks in the National Basketball Association. He played 6 seasons with the Hawks and averaged 9.15 points per game in a total of 416 games. In 1991, Battle was acquired by the Cleveland Cavaliers where he played four seasons till the end of 1995 and retired.
In a total of 612 games that he played in the NBA, Battle amassed 5338 points averaging at 8.7 points per game, 2.1 assists per game and 1.3 rebounds per game. His career best came through in the 1990-91 season where he averaged 13.6 points per game, 2.7 assists per game and 2.0 rebounds per game in a total of 79 games where he started for 2 games.