Houston, Allan W., Jr.(born: 1971)
Houston was born in Louisville, KY. He was one of the best shooting guards in the National Basketball Association and one of the highest paid players. The 6'6" Houston led his Louisville Ballard High School team to a state championship in 1988 while also becoming an honor student. Houston played his college ball at the University of Tennessee, averaging 21.9 points per game to become the school's all-time leading scorer. He graduated with a B.A. in African American Studies in 1994. Drafted 11th by the Detroit Pistons in the first round of the 1993 NBA draft, Houston ended his career with the New York Knicks, retiring in October 2005. He is the son of Wade Houston. For more see Current Biography (2003) and Allan Houston, on the Basketball Reference website.