|Born||19 August 1964|
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Listed weight||250 lb (113 kg)|
|High school||Oslo Technical Maritime|
|NBA draft||1989 / Undrafted|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
|1989||Los Angeles Clippers|
|1989–1990||Tulsa Fast Breakers|
|1990||San Jose Jammers|
|1990||Quad City Thunder|
|1991–1993||Fort Wayne Fury|
|1993–1994||ALM Évreux Basket|
|1997–1998||Le Mans Sarthe Basket|
|1999||Aurora Basket Jesi|
Torgeir Bryn (pronounced [ˈtɔ̀rɡæɪr ˈbryːn] ; born 19 August 1964) is a retired Norwegian professional basketball player. A 6'9" (2.06 m) and 250 lb (113 kg) center born in Oslo, Bryn is notable for being the only Norwegian who has played in the NBA thus far.
In the U.S., Bryn attended MiraCosta Community College (Oceanside, California) and then Southwest Texas State University (San Marcos, Texas), where he played NCAA college basketball. At MiraCosta College Bryn played for Clete Adelman, older brother of NBA coach Rick Adelman. He enjoyed a very brief NBA career during the 1989–90 season; his stint for the Los Angeles Clippers limited to playing ten minutes over three matches in which he scored four points. He also played for several CBA clubs and a USBL club. In the CBA, Bryn played for the Tulsa Fast Breakers, San Jose Jammers, Quad City Thunder, Fort Wayne Fury and Omaha Racers. He averaged 7.1 points in 71 games between 1989 and 1993.
Bryn also played professionally for a number of European clubs, namely SLBenfica in Portugal and Zalgiris, Kaunas in Lithuania.
His youth club in Norway was Ammerud Basket. He also had spells for the Oslo Kings (Vålerenga Kings) and Harstad Vikings.
Bryn made a comeback for Ammerud Basket at the age of 43, before the 2007–08 BLNO season. He played together with his son, Martin Bryn.
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
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