Courtney Fortson of the Los Angeles D-Fenders was today named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Dec. 10-16.
A 5-11, 185-pound guard out of Arkansas, Fortson led the D-Fenders to a 2-0 record for the week, averaging 27.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, 7.0 assists and 46.5 minutes. He scored a team-high 36 points [...]Read Full Story
By Tom Murphy
Published: Wednesday, December 31, 2008 PRINT E-MAIL
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/ MICHAEL WOODS Arkansas guard Courtney Fortson (4) celebrates the Razorbacks' victory against No. 4 Oklahoma as he walks off the court Tuesday night at Walton Arena. Fortson controls the flow FAYETTEVILLE - Arkansas freshman Courtney Fortson had a subpar shooting night, making only 3 of 14, but his speed was the defining factor Tuesday in Arkansas' 96-88 upset of No. 4 Oklahoma. Fortson drove and...Read Full Story
By WALLY HALL
Published: Wednesday, January 21, 2009 PRINT E-MAIL
Last spring, sitting in Bud Walton Arena watching the Real Deal basketball tournament, John Pelphrey spent some time visiting. He was told, as the Nolan Richardson joke went, he might be entering his drive-through year. "What's that?" he asked. Where you drive through to get your food, your laundry and everything else. The Arkansas Razorbacks lost six seniors and Patrick Beverley, who made up 84 percent of their scoring. Still...Read Full Story
By BOB HOLT
Published: Wednesday, February 11, 2009 PRINT E-MAIL
AUBURN, Ala. - Pregame preparation for Arkansas freshman point guard Courtney Fortson always includes a call to his mother. "He'll call me when he's getting his ankles wrapped and I'll say, 'Let's go, Courtney! Let's get pumped up! Now it's time to do it!' " Lorraine Fortson said from her home in Montgomery, Ala. "I pep him up. "He says I may not be at the game with him, but he always uses his imagination. He says, 'Mama, I know...Read Full Story
By BOB HOLT
Published: Thursday, January 15, 2009 PRINT E-MAIL
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/KAREN E. SEGRAVE Arkansas guard Courtney Fortson (left) drives the lane against Mississippi's Will Bogun on Wednesday night at Tad Smith Coliseum in Oxford, Miss. Fortson kept Arkansas close in the first half and led the Razorbacks with 24 points, but the Rebels won 74-65. OXFORD, Miss. - An Arkansas team that beat No. 4 Oklahoma and No. 7 Texas in Walton Arena was nowhere to be found Wednesday night in...Read Full Story
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Courtney Fortson is a basketball player for the Arkansas Razorbacks. He is a guard, standing 5'-11" and weighing 180 pounds. His number is 4. His hometown is Montgomery, AL. Find more Courtney Fortson news, pictures, and information here.