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Byron Houston
Small forward/power forward
Born November 22, 1969 (1969-11-22) (age 40)
Watonga, Oklahoma
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 250 lb (113 kg)
High school Star Spencer
College Oklahoma State
Draft 27th overall, 1992
Chicago Bulls
Pro career 1992–1997
Former teams Golden State Warriors (1992-1994)
Seattle SuperSonics (1994-95)
Sacramento Kings (1995-96)
Medal record
Competitor for  United States
Men's Basketball
Pan American Games
Silver Winnipeg 1999 National team

Byron Dwight Houston (born November 22, 1969 in Watonga, Oklahoma) is an American former professional basketball player. A 6'5", 250-pound power forward, he played collegiately for Oklahoma State University and was selected by the Chicago Bulls in the first round (27th overall) of the 1992 NBA Draft. In an NBA career that lasted four seasons, Houston played for the Golden State Warriors, Seattle SuperSonics and Sacramento Kings. He then played in the PBA[1] in 1997.

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Personal life

In June 2006, Houston was removed from a children's basketball camp in Oklahoma because he was registered as a sex offender in that state.[2]

On June 13, 2007, Houston was arrested on counts of indecent exposure, engaging in a lewd act and driving with a canceled license.[3] On September 16, 2007, he was sentenced to four years in prison for violating probation stemming from this offense. Defense witnesses have claimed that Houston suffers from bipolar disorder and other conditions.[4]

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