Allan Houston is a retired professional basketball player. He went on to play at the University of Tennessee (where he played under his coach and father Wade) and graduated in 1993 as the school's all-time leading scorer.
Houston played in the NBA from 1993 to 2005.Houston was selected in the first round (eleventh overall) by the Detroit Pistons in the 1993 NBA draft, and averaged 8.5 points per game in his rookie year. He signed with the Knicks after his rookie contract expired. A shooting guard, Houston played nine seasons for the New York Knicks and was a member of the Knicks' 1999 NBA Finals team. Houston made the NBA All-Star Team twice and also won a gold medal as a member of the U.S. men's basketball team at the 2000 Summer Olympics. During his career, he was noted by defenders for his ability to take the three-point shot.
As of July 2019, Houston serves as special assistant to the general manager for the New York Knicks and general manager of the Knicks' G League team, the Westchester Knicks.