Chris Mullin, a five-time NBA All-Star and two-time Olympic gold medalist, has joined ESPN as a studio analyst. Mullin will appear on ESPN’s Kia NBA Countdown pregame show, among other ESPN NBA studio shows, throughout the season. He made his network debut on Kia NBA Countdown (Oct. 22).
“I’ve been privileged throughout my career to be a part of many great organizations and I’m thrilled to be joining ESPN’s team,” said Mullin. “There are a lot of talented people at ESPN and I’m excited to be their teammate.”
“Chris brings tremendous basketball acumen and his career accomplishments at all levels speak for themselves,” said Norby Williamson, ESPN executive vice president, production. “He joins a deep roster of talented NBA commentators at ESPN.”
Mullin most recently held front office positions with the Golden State Warriors from 2002-09. A 16-year NBA veteran, Mullin played for the Golden State Warriors (1985-07, 2000-01) and Indiana Pacers (1997-2000). He was a five-time NBA All-Star with the Warriors (1989-93), making All-NBA First Team in 1992. He was a member of the U.S. Olympic gold medal teams in 1984 (Los Angeles) and 1992 (Barcelona).
During his NBA career, Mullin scored 17,911 points, averaging more than 20 points per game six consecutive seasons (1987-93). He averaged 18.2 points per game throughout his career while shooting 51 percent from the field and 87 percent from the free throw line.
Mullin was selected by the Warriors with the seventh overall pick (out of St. John’s) in the 1985 NBA Draft. In college, Mullin was the recipient of the John R. Wooden Award and USBWA College Player of the Year in 1985.