Scott Haffner

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Scott Haffner
Personal information
Born (1966-02-02) February 2, 1966 (age 52)
Terre Haute, Indiana
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school Noblesville (Noblesville, Indiana)
College
NBA draft 1989 / Round: 2 / Pick: 45th overall
Selected by the Miami Heat
Playing career 1989–1992
Position Guard
Number 3, 4
Career history
1989–1990 Miami Heat
1991 Charlotte Hornets
1991–1992 Quad City Thunder
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Scott Haffner (born February 2, 1966) is a retired American professional basketball player who graduated from Noblesville High School, Indiana and was selected by the Miami Heat in the 2nd round (45th overall) of the 1989 NBA Draft. Haffner, a 6'3" (1.90 m) and 180 lb (81½ kg) point guard, played two years in the NBA, for the Heat during the 1989-90 season and for the Charlotte Hornets during the 1990-91 season. His best year as a pro came during his rookie year as a member of the Heat, appearing in 43 games (starting 6) and averaging 4.6 ppg. Haffner played collegiately at the University of Illinois and the University of Evansville.

Haffner holds Evansville's all-time record for single-game scoring, with 65 points in a 109-83 win over Dayton on February 18, 1989. Only 5 other players have scored more in a single Division 1 game. Haffner won Midwestern Collegiate Conference Player of the Year honors in 1988-89, helping to advance the Purple Aces to the second round of the Division I NCAA men's basketball tournament for the only time in its history. The Aces beat Oregon State 94-90 before falling to Seton Hall 87-73.

Haffner was inducted to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 2013. In addition to scoring 1,686 points in three seasons at U. of Evansville, he led the Noblesville High School team to an undefeated regular season while averaging 28 points per game his senior year. He set the school’s career scoring (1,380), assists, and single-game scoring (43) records. He was a 1984 Indiana All-Star.

See also

External links

  • NBA stats, basketballreference.com
  • [1], LA Times"


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