Joseph Steven "Joe" Crispin
(born in Pitman, New Jersey
) is an American
player, formerly for the Phoenix Suns
in the NBA
. The 6'0", 185 lb point guard
played college basketball
at Pennsylvania State University
alongside his brother, Jon
. He was part of the 2001 Penn State team that upset the national powerhouse North Carolina Tarheels
in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament
to advance to the Sweet Sixteen.
Crispin split the 2001-02 NBA season with the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns. He also signed with the Miami Heat in 2003 but was waived before the 2003-04 season began.
Crispin has since played in the ABA, CBA, USBL, with Anwil Włocławek of the Polish Basketball League, and with Teramo in Italy.