NEW YORK KNICKS
2006 | Round 1 Pick 20th Overall
During guard to center. his first season, Balkman played in 68 games, averaging 15.6 minutes, 4.9 points, and 4.3 rebounds. He logged four double-doubles and showed promise, particularly on the defensive end where he was called upon to guard multiple positions, from shooting. Balkman also led the league's rookies in steals plus blocks per 48 minutes.
For the second season, he played in 65 games, averaging 14.6 minutes, 3.4 points, and 3.3 rebounds per game.
2008 | Round 2 Pick 20th Overall
July 28, 2008, Balkman was traded to the second round pick in the 2010 draft.
Balkman played in 14 2011–12 season games, and averaging 3 points and 1.9 rebounds per game.
2011–12 season, playing only in 14 games, and averaging 3 points and 1.9 rebounds per game.
NEW YORK KNICKS
2013, Balkman signed with the Petron Blaze Boosters of the Philippine Basketball Association to play in the 2013 Commissioner's Cup. In seven games for Petron, Balkman averaged 25 points, 13.4 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 2.7 blocks per game.
Guaiqueríes de Margarita
2013, Balkman signed with Guaiqueríes de Margarita, a professional basketball team based in La Asunción, Venezuela. of the Liga Profesional de Baloncesto. Balkman was listed as one of the notable players.
Brujos de Guayama
2013, Balkman signed with Brujos de Guayama, a Puerto Rican professional basketball team of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional.
Halcones Rojos Veracruz
2013, Balkman signed with Halcones Rojos Veracruz, Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional (LNBP) is the top professional basketball league in Mexico, played for the rest of the 2013–14 season and won the championship.
Capitanes de Arecibo
2014, Balkman joined Capitanes de Arecibo, a Puerto Rican professional basketball team based in Arecibo, that competes in the Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN) league. in 2015, Balkman left Texas and returned to Capitanes de Arecibo. Balkman led the team to win a championship and got the Most Valuable Player award (MVP).
2014, he was acquired by the Texas Legends as an affiliate player, Texas Legends are an NBA G League team based in Frisco, Texas and the minor league affiliate of the Dallas Mavericks.
Fuerza Regiade Monterrey
2015, Balkman left Arecibo to sign with Fuerza Regia of the Mexican League, playing in the Liga Nacional de Baloncesto Profesional (LNBP).
Reales de la Vega
2016, Balkman joins Reales De La Vega, professional basketball team based in La Vega Province, Dominican Republic in the Liga Nacional de Baloncesto.
SAN MIGUEL ALAB
SAN MIGUEL BEERMEN
2018, After winning the championship in Asean Basketball League, Balkman was once again signed to play for the Philippine Basketball Association, a professional basketball league in the Philippines. San Miguel Beermen was on a 3-0 standing when he joined and now they are up for finals. It was believed that Balkman was the main reason why the team made it to the finals.