David Robert Batton

Position Center
Born Mar 26, 1956
Nationality United States United States
Nickname Dave
Team History
San Antonio Spurs San Antonio Spurs 1982 - 1983

Dave Batton full name is David Robert Batton and Dave is his nickname. He is the retired American basketball player. With 6 feet and 10 inches of height, Batton weighs 240 lbs. His school studies were done from Delaware County in Springfield in Pennsylvania.

Having graduated from the University of Notre Dame, he used to play basketball at the university level. During this period itself, he was selected by the New Jersey and was drafted in the 1978 NBA Draft. Later on, during the 1982-83 season, he played professional basketball for the Washington Bullets team. During the 1983-84 season, he played for the San Antonio Spurs team in the NBA for over 58 games.His jersey number is 40 and 45 respectively.

Prior to his draft with the New Jersey Nets team, he was traded by the Denver Nuggets in 1976 with a fourth round draft pick, Walter Jordan to the New York Nets for Ted McClain. In 1978, he was again drafted by the New Jersey Nets in the third round with 62nd pick of the NBA draft. In 1982, he got signed as a free agent with the Washington Bullets and by 1983; he was traded by the Washington Bullets to the San Antonio Spurs. However, by 1983, he was waived by the San Antonio Spurs team.

Career Highlights

In per game, his statistics show 58 games being played by him with total rebounds of 2.1, 0.6 assists, 0.3 steals and overall 3.2 points. With right to score per 36 minutes, he gained 11.5 points, 0.9 steals and 2.0 assists.

In his entire NBA career, he played 58 games, scoring 46 overall rebounds, 123 total rebounds and 32 assists. During this period, he averaged to 15 steals and 188 points at the age of 26 and 27.

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