BILLY EUGENE OWENS (born May 1, 1969) is an American former
professional basketball player who played for several teams in the
* 1 Amateur career * 2 Professional career * 3 International career * 4 References * 5 External links
As a high school senior, Owens averaged 34 points per game, and
Carlisle High School (Pennsylvania) to four consecutive
state titles. He was considered to be the second best prep player of
In his three seasons with Syracuse he averaged 17.9 points , 8.8 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.1 steals per game out of 103 games. In his junior season he was named Big East Player of the Year .
As a 6'8" small forward /shooting guard from Syracuse University , he was selected by the Sacramento Kings in the 1991 NBA draft . However, after Owens remained a holdout beyond the start of the regular season, he was traded to the