Benjamin R. Armstrong
Benjamin R. Armstrong is Vice President of Basketball at Wasserman Media Group.
He was born in Detroit, Michigan and attended Birmingham Brother Rice High School. He was an accomplished student athlete at the University of Iowa and graduated in 1989 with a bachelor's degree in communications.
Benjamin was selected by the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the 1989 NBA Draft. He was an integral part of the NBA's Chicago Bulls dynasty of the 1990s. He played alongside Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen as the Bulls won 3 consecutive NBA Championships (1990-1991, 1991-1992, 1992-1993).
Benjamin was named to the NBA All-Star team in 1994 and after his initial stint with the Bulls, he played for the Golden State Warriors, Charlotte Hornets, and the Orlando Magic, before finishing his career with the Bulls in 2000. He played a total of 11 seasons in the NBA.
After retiring in 2000, he was hired by the Chicago Bulls front office where he worked as Special Assistant to the Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations until 2005, when he left and became an NBA analyst for ESPN and a regular contributor to ESPN.com.
In 2006, Benjamin joined Wasserman Media Group. He is a certified NBA Player Agent with over 16 years of NBA experience and represents Al Horford, Derrick Rose and JaVale McGee among others. He is well respected throughout the NBA and the sports business community for his insights into the sport and league.
Benjamin was appointed to Park District Board of Commissioners on January 22, 2012. A Detroit native, Armstrong currently resides in Chicago, IL.