Steve Burtt Jr.

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Steve Burtt Jr.
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Budivelnyk
Position Shooting guard / Point guard
League Ukrainian Basketball Super League
Personal information
Born (1984-03-07) March 7, 1984 (age 36)
New York City, New York
NationalityUkrainian / American
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Rice (New York City, New York)
College Iona (2002–2006)
NBA draft 2006 / Undrafted
Playing career2006–present
Career history
2006 Northeast Pennsylvania Breakers
2006–2007 Olympiada Patron
2007 Benfica
2007Ignis Novara
2007–2009 Ironi Ashkelon
2009 ViveMenorca
2009 Apollon Limassol
2010 Ferro-ZNTU
2010–2012 BC Dnipro
2012–2013 Tofaş Bursa
2013 Avtodor Saratov
2013–2014 Spartak Saint Petersburg
2014 Stelmet Zielona Góra
2014–2015 Baloncesto Fuenlabrada
2015 Atléticos de San Germán
2015–2016 Byblos Club
2016 Guizhou White Tigers
2017 Apollon Patras
2017 Sagesse
2017 Caciques de Humacao
2017–2018 Sanat Naft Abadan
2018 Faros Larissas
2018–2019 Rethymno Cretan Kings
2019–2020 Ionikos Nikaias
2020 Gimnasia y Esgrima
2020–present Budivelnyk
Career highlights and awards

Steven Dwayne Burtt Jr. (Ukrainian : Стівен Буртт; born March 7, 1984) is an American-born naturalized Ukrainian professional basketball player for Budivelnyk of the Ukrainian Basketball Super League. After four years at Iona, Burtt entered the 2006 NBA draft but was not selected.

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High school career

Burtt played high school basketball at Rice High School, in New York City, New York.[ citation needed ]

College career

As of April 2015 Burtt is Iona’s second all-time leader in scoring with 2,034 points, behind his father Steve Burtt Sr.. [1] They are one of just two father-son duos to score 2,000 points each in NCAA Division I basketball, the other being Dell Curry and Steph Curry. [2] In 2012, he was inducted in Iona basketball Hall of Fame. [1] Burtt was named first team All-MAAC in 2006, second team All-MAAC in 2005 and third team All-MAAC (2004). [3]

Professional career

On March 5, 2009, Burtt signed with Vive Menorca of Spain. [4] On April 28, 2009, he was released by Menorca. [5]

In the summer of 2009, he signed with Apollon Limassol of Cyprus. In January 2010, he moved to Ukraine and signed with BC Ferro-ZNTU for the remainder of the season. [6]

In August 2010, he signed with BC Dnipro of Ukraine. [7] In July 2011, he re-signed with Dnipro for one more season. [8]

In July 2012, he signed a 1+1 contract with Tofaş of Turkey. [9] In January 2013, he parted ways with Tofaş. [10] In March 2013, he moved to Russia and signed with Avtodor Saratov for the rest of the season. [11]

On September 26, 2013, he signed with Spartak Saint Petersburg of Russia for the 2013–14 season. [12]

On July 31, 2014, Burtt signed with Stelmet Zielona Góra of Poland. [13] On December 5, 2014, he left Zielona Góra and signed a two-year deal with Baloncesto Fuenlabrada of Spain. [14] On April 13, 2015, he left Fuenlabrada and signed with Atléticos de San Germán of Puerto Rico for the rest of the 2015 BSN season. [15]

On August 21, 2015, he signed with Byblos Club of Lebanon. [16] In May 2016, he signed in China with the Guizhou White Tigers for the 2016 NBL season. [17]

On February 10, 2017, Burtt signed with the Greek club Apollon Patras. [18] On March 31, 2018, Burtt moved to Faros Larissas, after stints in Lebanon, Puerto Rico and Iran. [19] On May 10, 2018 Burtt signed with Ionikos Nikaias B.C., [20] but the deal never came through. On September 26, 2018, he joined another Greek team, the Rethymno Cretan Kings. [21]

On October 28, 2020, Burtt signed with Budivelnyk of the Ukrainian Basketball Super League. [22]

National team career

In 2011, Burtt acquired Ukrainian citizenship [23] and represented the senior Ukrainian national team at EuroBasket 2011. [24]

The Basketball Tournament

Steve Burtt played for Gael Nation in the 2018 edition of The Basketball Tournament.[ citation needed ] In two games, he averaged 16.5 points, 2.5 assists, and 2 rebounds per game.[ citation needed ] Gael Nation reached the second round before falling to Armored Athlete.[ citation needed ]

Personal life

Burtt is the son of former Iona College and NBA player Steve Burtt Sr. [25] He received a degree from Iona in Marketing. [1]

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