Sean Elliott is a former professional basketball player who starred at small forward in both the college and professional ranks. He attended the University of Arizona, where he had a standout career as a two-time All-American, winner of the 1989 John R. Wooden Award, the 1989 Adolph Rupp Trophy, the 1989 NABC Player of the Year, 1989 AP Player of the Year, and two time Pac-12 Player of the Year.
He was the third pick of the 1989 NBA draft and was named to the 1990 NBA All-Rookie Second Team. Elliot was a two-time NBA All-Star. He ended up winning an NBA Championship with the San Antonio Spurs in 1999. They beat they New York Knicks. In the conference finals leading up to it, Elliot made a clutch shot over to win them the conference finals and send them to the Finals. His #32 is retired by both the University of Arizona and the San Antonio Spurs. On March 13, 2000, in a game against the Atlanta Hawks, Elliott became the first player to return to the NBA after a kidney transplant.
After retiring, Elliott became a basketball analyst for The NBA on NBC and, during the 2003–2004 season, for ABC Sports and ESPN. He left that position for the 2004–2005 season and became the color commentator for the Spurs' local broadcasting. On January 5, 2013, he joined Fox Sports 1, calling his first college basketball game with the network.