John Starks, Ron Harper and Allan Houston attend charity event – PHOTOS


Two former NBA stars, Ron Harper and John starks were noticed at the latest “TopSpin 2012” charity event in New York City. The event took place on November 14, 2012.

TopSpin is a community of professionals dedicated to supporting nonprofits to solve the nation’s most pressing child education issues.

John Starks is no stranger to NY, where he played for the New York Knicks for 8 years, helping the team to reach the NBA playoffs in those 8 seasons.

In 1993-1994 season, Starks helped the Knicks to reach the NBA Finals, where the Knicks faced the Houston Rockets.

Starks played 866 NBA games (420 started), scoring 10829 points (12.5 ppg), grabbing 2129 rebounds (2.5 rpg), and dishing out 3085 assists (3.6 apg). Starks had his best season with the Knicks in 93-94, averaging career best 19 ppg, 5.9 apg, and appearing in the 93-94 NBA All-Star game.

Ron Harper is a 5-time NBA Champion. He won three titles with the Chicago Bulls (1996-97-98), and two with the Los Angeles Lakers (2000-2001).

Harper averaged double-figures in scoring in his first 7 seasons in the NBA. He averaged 22.9 ppg for Cleveland Cavaliers in his rookie season, and after being traded to the Los Angeles Clippers, Harper never averaged below 18.2 ppg in four years with the team.

Then Harper was traded to the Bulls, where his game changed, as he adjusted to playing with the Bulls, never averaging more than 6.3 ppg.

Harper spend his last 2 seasons with the Lakers, and won two more championship rings, with addition to the previously won 3 rings with the Chicago Bulls. Harper played in 1009 NBA games (967 started), averaging 13.8 ppg, 4.3 rpg and 3.9 apg.

Aside from Starks and Harper, another former New York Knicks player Allan Houston was seen attending the event as well.

Ron Harper Photo: Copyright Jemal Countess/Stringer (Getty Images)
Allan Houston & John Starks photos: Copyright Ilya S. Savenok (Getty Images)

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