Jim Farmer

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Jim Farmer
Personal information
Born (1964-09-23) September 23, 1964 (age 56)
Dothan, Alabama
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High schoolHouston Academy
(Dothan, Alabama)
CollegeAlabama (1983–1987)
NBA draft1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 20th overall
Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
Playing career1987–1997
PositionPoint guard / Shooting guard
Number20, 30, 21, 22
Career history
1987–1988Dallas Mavericks
1989Utah Jazz
1989–1990Pensacola Tornados
1990Seattle SuperSonics
1990Philadelphia 76ers
1990–1991Pensacola Tornados
1991Denver Nuggets
1991–1992Birmingham Bandits
1992Rapid City Thrillers
1992–1993Columbus Horizon
1993Scavolini Pesaro
1993–1994Yakima Sun Kings
1994Denver Nuggets
1996–1997Fort Wayne Fury
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

James Hubert Farmer (born September 23, 1964) is a retired American professional basketball player who was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in the first round (20th pick overall) of the 1987 NBA draft. Farmer, a 6'4" 190 lb small forward, played for the Mavericks, Utah Jazz, Seattle SuperSonics, Philadelphia 76ers, and Denver Nuggets in 5 NBA seasons. His best stint as an NBA player was during the 1990-91 season when he appeared in 25 games for the Nuggets and averaged 10.0 ppg. He was recently arrested in a TBI sting operation for soliciting sex from an underaged female officer working undercover. The crime is a felony human trafficking crime in Tennessee. Charges are still pending.

Personal life[edit]

Jim is a native of Dothan, Alabama, and is a 1982 graduate of Houston Academy in Dothan. He played basketball collegiately at the University of Alabama.

Farmer was one of 16 men arrested in the two-day sting operation southeast of Nashville, Tennessee. He allegedly responded to an adult escort advertisement and agreed to both meet and pay $170 to an undercover officer who identified herself as a 16-year-old girl for sex, per the report.[1]