Benjamin Roy “B. J.” Armstrong, Jr. (born September 9, 1967) is an American retired professional basketball player. Armstrong won three NBA championships during his career as a point guard for the Chicago Bulls.
Armstrong was the first player chosen in the 1995 NBA Expansion Draft (via Toronto Raptors) but refused to report. He played for the Golden State Warriors in 1996 and in 1997.
Four games into the 1998 season, he was acquired by the Charlotte Hornets, playing 62 games that year. He also played 10 games for the Hornets in the 1999 season before being signed by the Orlando Magic in March of that year.
Armstrong was signed by the Orlando Magic in March of the 1998-1999 NBA season.
On August 30, 1999, he was again signed by the Bulls and played the 1999–2000 season and retired at the end of the season, ending it with the team that drafted him and he spent much of his playing career with.
Career highlights and awards
3× NBA champion (1991–1993)
NBA All-Star (1994)
No. 10 retired by the University of Iowa
Career NBA statistics
Points 7,320 (9.8 ppg)
Rebounds 1,321 (1.8 rpg)
Assists 2,479 (3.3 apg)
Silver medal – second place 1987 Zagreb National team