Roger Burkman played with jersey no. 21. He was 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighed 175 lbs. The position of Guard was where he was active.
Burkman completed his school education at Franklin Central High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. Further, he continued his education at the University of Louisville. During the 1981 NBA draft, he was selected by Chicago Bulls in the 6th round. He was the 15th pick and overall 130th pick. In the NBA, he played for only one season, which was the 1981-82 season and he spent this season with the Chicago Bulls. Considering his achievements, he was inducted in the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame. After his one year in the NBA was complete, he had a Player Efficiency Rating of 15.5, True Shooting Percentage of 0.377, Offensive Rebound Percentage of 7.9 and Defensive Rebound Percentage of 14.5.
Roger Burkman received 30 playing minutes in 6 games in the NBA. His 3-point field goal percentage was nil, free throw percentage was 0.833 and field goal percentage was nil. He collected 2 offensive rebounds, 4 defensive rebounds, 6 steals, 5 assists, 3 turnovers, 2 blocks, 6 personal fouls and 5 points.