Stephen Todd Alford was a professional basketball player of United State. Alford was born on November 23, 1964 in Franklin city located in Indiana.
He grew up in city New Castle in the state of Indiana. Alford was a very good player of basketball in his childhood. He started his educational career with New Castle Chrysler High School in New Castle. He was an outstanding player during his school career.
Alford was interested in basketball because his father was a basketball coach named Same Alford. Alford played basketball in his school for his father. He was a very good player because his father was a coach and he gave his son many of his techniques and tips to play basketball.
It was all Alford’s hard work and his father’s efforts which make him Indiana’s Mr. Basketball in 1983, Alford got that award because he scored points with an average of 37.7 points per match.
After the completion of studies in school Alford joined Indiana University for further education. As his records as a basketball player were very good so he made his way into University’s basketball team.
He joined Indiana University. During his studies in Indiana University he played under the coaching of coach Bob Knight. Alford was really a good player in his university and was a record breaker in his university. He was university’s all time leading point scorer with 2,438 points. Alford was the first man who was named four times for team’s MVP. He was also named Big Ten MVP of the year 1986-1987.
Alford was drafted in NBA by Dallas Mavericks. He played four seasons in the NBA mostly with Dallas Mavericks. He also played for few other teams in NBA. He started his coaching career in 1991 by a college coach and then became a good coach. He is now currently working as coach of basketball team of University of New Mexico.