Stephen Graham (born June 11, 1982) is an American former professional basketball player currently working as an assistant coach for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League. Graham’s twin brother, Joey, was his college teammate and has also played in the NBA.
After playing through his senior year with the Oklahoma State Cowboys, Graham declared for the NBA Draft in 2005. However, he was not selected. He played for the Phoenix Suns in the Las Vegas Summer League, and then for the San Antonio Spurs during the 2005 preseason, but was not offered a longer contract by either team. He then joined the CBA, a minor league, signing with the Sioux Falls Skyforce. Graham was signed by the NBA’s Houston Rockets on December 10, 2005, but was cut on December 29 after playing in six games.
After returning to the Skyforce in the interim, he signed a 10-day contract with the Chicago Bulls on January 17, 2006. He played his first game in a Bulls uniform three days later against the Rockets. However, Graham saw limited playing time with the Bulls and his contract was not extended when it expired.
On February 6, Graham was signed to a 10-day contract by the Cleveland Cavaliers. On February 20, he was signed to a second 10-day contract, then for the rest of the season.
He spent the first two months of the 2006–07 NBA season with the Portland Trail Blazers, but was waived on January 2, 2007, playing with an old acquaintance, the Skyforce in South Dakota, who were now a part of the D-League.
In July 2007, he signed with the Indiana Pacers.
He signed with the Charlotte Bobcats in September 2009.
On September 15, 2010, Graham signed with the New Jersey Nets. The Nets waived Graham on December 22, 2011, following the lockout.
On March 13, 2012, Graham was acquired by the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.
On September 30, 2013, Graham signed with the Milwaukee Bucks. However, he was waived on October 26.
On December 21, 2013, Graham signed with Guaros de Lara.