John Lucas played 14 years in the NBA from 1976-1990. He was the number one pick in the 1976 NBA Draft. He was also the first point guard ever selected number one. He is a member of the North Carolina Hall of Fame in both tennis and basketball. He is also a member of the Sports Hall of Fame of the District of Columbia as well as the Texas Black Sports Hall of Fame. John attended the University of Maryland from 1972-1976 where he earned All-American honors in both tennis and basketball.
John has a Bachelor of Business degree from the University of Maryland and a Master’s degree in Secondary education from the University of San Francisco.
In 1996 he founded John Lucas Enterprises which provides world-class training in basketball and mentorship in all sports. He has worked with countless former and current NBA and WNBA stars. As a voting member of the McDonalds All American Games in both boys and girls basketball, he is one of the leading Ambassadors in the Grassroots Movement. John is also the Director of the National Basketball Players Association (NPBA) Top 100 Camp. His youth basketball camps are nationally known for both girls and boys.
Currently, he is an assistant coach and director of Player Development with the Houston Rockets and a consultant for the National Bahamian Basketball Confederation.
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