Born April 7, 1924 Art Burris played in the NBA mainly as a Forward during their playing career, season(s): 1951-1952. Arthur C. Burris was an American basketball player. He played collegiately for the University of Tennessee. He was selected by the Fort Wayne Pistons in the third round of the 1950 NBA draft. He played for the Pistons and Milwaukee Hawks in the National Basketball Association for 74 games.