Chris Mullin Inducted in 2002

Player Inducted in 2002
Chris Mullin Chris Mullin, Inducted into the NYC Hall of Fame in 2002
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Christopher Paul Mullin was born in Brooklyn, New York. He began his basketball career at Power Memorial Academy, where he was a teammate of Mario Elie. He transferred as a junior to Xaverian High School and led them to a New York Class A state championship in 1981. Mullin was recruited by the Hall of Fame coach Lou Carnesecca to play for St. John's University. Mullin was named Big East Player of the Year three times, named to the All-America team three times, played for the gold medal-winning 1984 Olympic team, and received the 1985 Wooden Award and USBWA College Player of the Year.

Professionally he played for the Golden State Warriors (1985-1997), Indiana Pacers (1997-2000),  and Golden State Warriors (2000-2001). As a coach, he would return to his alma mater St Johns (2015-2019).

Career highlights include 5× NBA All-Star (1989–1993), All-NBA First Team (1992), 2× All-NBA Second Team (1989, 1991), All-NBA Third Team (1990), No. 17 retired by Golden State Warriors, John R. Wooden Award (1985), USBWA Player of the Year (1985), UPI College Player of the Year (1985), Consensus first-team All-American (1985), Consensus second-team All-American (1984), Third-team All-American – UPI (1983), 3× Big East Player of the Year (1983–1985), 3× First-team All-Big East (1983–1985), Second-team All-Big East (1982), Big East tournament MVP (1983), 3× Haggerty Award winner (1983–1985), and No. 20 honored by St. John's Red Storm.