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NBA Career

Chaz Williams now with the Boston Rebellion
July 10, 2017
Chaz Williams

From UMass, to Europe, and the NBA Development League, Chaz Williams continues to work hard as a pro and now brings his electric play to the Champions League. Williams came on the scene as one of the top point guards in the nation coming out of Brooklyn (Bishop Ford High School) during the 2013-14 season…

Markus banks LA Superstars
May 29, 2017
Marcus Banks

Allen Iverson once called Marcus Banks one of the toughest defenders he faced during his career. Coming out of UNLV, Banks was chosen 13th overall in the 2003 NBA Draft and carved out a role for himself on Doc Rivers’ squad with the Boston Celtics. During the 2005-06 season with Minnesota, the point guard had…

Corey Maggette La SuperStars
May 29, 2017
Corey Maggette

Driven by a strong work-ethic and natural leadership ability, Corey Maggette spent 14 years playing in the NBA between the Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors, Milwaukee Bucks, Charlotte Bobcats and Detroit Pistons. The Duke University alum threw down at the NBA Slam Dunk Contest in 2001 and averaged 16.0 points per game…

Mike Bibby LA SuperStars
May 29, 2017
Mike Bibby

After wrapping up his sophomore season at the University of Arizona in which he earned Pac-10 Player of the Year honors, Mike Bibby entered the 1998 NBA draft where he was selected by the Vancouver Grizzlies with the second overall pick. The son of former NBA point guard Henry Bibby, Mike Bibby played 14 seasons…

Brian Cook LA SuperStars
May 29, 2017
Brian Cook

The state of Illinois can be proud of Brian Cook. Born in in Lincoln, IL Cook in 1999 as a high school player in that same city was named best player in the state and was recognized as one of the top hoops talents in the nation. The 6-foot-9 big-man went on to play four…

Jamario Moon LA SuperStars
May 29, 2017
Jamario Moon

Jamario Moon’s middle name should be “Determination.” Born in Alabama and attending high school in Coosa County, Moon played college basketball at a community college. He entered the 2001 NBA Draft, but was not selected. Now, here’s where the fun really starts. While some undrafted players do eventually claw their way into the NBA, it’s…

Jeff Adrien now with the Boston Rebellion
May 29, 2017
Jeff Adrien

12After averaging a double-double (13.7 points and 10 rebounds) and reaching the Final Four during his Senior season in 2008-09 at the University of Connecticut, Jeff Adrien finished his college career with over 1,600 points and 1,100 rebounds. Adrien went undrafted and signed in Spain before going on to play in the NBA (Golden State…

Earl Boykins now playing with the Boston Rebellion
May 29, 2017
Earl Boykins

Throughout his 14-year professional career, Earl Boykins always played bigger than his 5-foot-5 frame as the second shortest NBA player in league history behind Muggsy Bogues (5-foot-3). Undrafted out of Eastern Michigan, Boykins played one season in the CBA before making a jump to the NBA with the New Jersey Nets. His best season in…

Marquis Daniel now playing for the Boston Rebelllion
May 29, 2017
Marquis Daniels

Simply put, Marquis Daniels is another undrafted success story that reached the NBA with the Dallas Mavericks in 2003 thanks to hard work paying off at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. An NBA All-Rookie Second Team selection in 2004, Daniels carved out a role for himself with a strong scoring touch in a backcourt…

Ricky Davis now playing with the Boston Rebellion
May 29, 2017
Ricky Davis

There’s a reason why they call him “Ricky Buckets”. When Ricky Davis stepped on the floor during his 12 years in the NBA, fans could always expect soaring scoring and entertainment from the former 21st overall pick out of Iowa in 1998. Davis averaged 13.5 points, 3.3 assists and 3.5 rebounds in 736 games for…

DerMarr Johnson now with the Boston Rebellion
May 29, 2017
DerMarr Johnson

When the 2000 NBA Draft rolled around, probably no player grabbed as much attention for his versatile game as DerMarr Johnson. The 6-foot-9 swingman received McDonald’s All-American, Parade Magazine and USA Today All-American honors as a Senior in 1999 and after spending one season at the University of Cincinnati, the Atlanta Hawks made him the…

Brian Scalabrine now with the Boston Rebellion
May 29, 2017
Brian Scalabrine

A well-traveled and hardworking big man, Brian Scalabrine will forever be known fondly by NBA fans as “The White Mamba”, a play off of Kobe Bryant’s “Black Mamba” moniker.  The 6-foot-9 power forward attended USC and was drafted in the second round (34th overall) in 2001 by the New Jersey Nets, helping the Nets reach…

Michael Sweetney now with the Boston Rebellion
May 29, 2017
Michael Sweetney

Michael Sweetney is a big man with a big game. Coming out of Oxon Hill High School, Sweetney was named Washington Post All Met Basketball Player of the Year, prior to attending Georgetown University. The 6-foot-8, 300 pound power forward/center earned Honorable Mention All-American as a Junior, was a finalist for Naismith College Player of…

April 12, 1990
Tyshawn Taylor

BACKGROUND A First-team All-Big 12 during his college career at Kansas, Tyshawn Taylor went from a second round pick (41st overall) in 2012 to spending two seasons in the NBA with the Brooklyn Nets. A quick point guard, Taylor saw action in the NBA Development League and averaged 16.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and 5.5 assists…

October 13, 1987
Chris Smith

BACKGROUND After going undrafted out of Louisville University in the 2012 NBA Draft, the younger brother of Cleveland Cavaliers small forward/shooting guard J.R.Smith signed with the New York Knicks in their NBA Summer League and training camp. Chris Smith joined the New York Knicks for the 2012 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. In the…

January 25, 1987
Anthony Mason, Jr.

BACKGROUND At St. John’s Anthony Mason Jr was one of the most dynamic scorers and playmakers during this time in the Big East, who earned honorable mention All-BIG EAST honors and first team accolades from the New York Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association (MBWA) as a junior in 2007-08. Son of beloved, Anthony Mason who played…

Daniel Gibson LA Superstars
February 27, 1986
Daniel Gibson

BACKGROUND After leading Jones High School in Houston, Texas to a State Championship in 2004, Daniel “Boobie” Gibson played two outstanding seasons at the University of Texas where the sharpshooting guard earned a number of postseason honors including Big 12 Freshman of the Year before opting for the NBA Draft in 2006. Gibson was selected…

July 14, 1984
Renaldo Balkman

BACKGROUND From college, to the NBA, NBA Development League and internationally, Renaldo Balkman brings unlimited energy to every court he steps on. Madison Square Garden roared for the scrappy defense from the 20th pick in the 2006 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks, as Balkman averaged 11.3 points, 9.9 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.9 steals…

Al Thornton LA SuperStars
December 7, 1983
Al Thornton

Al Thornton followed up his impressive four-year career at Florida State University by playing six seasons in the NBA, and was selected as the 14th overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Clippers. In a rookie campaign that saw Thornton drop 38 points in a game, Thornton earned All-Rookie First Team…

Josh Childress LA SuperStars
June 20, 1983
Josh Childress

Josh Childress is California all the way. Born there, grew up there, went to high school and college there. Now he’s in the Champions Basketball League, with a Los Angeles jersey across his chest. But let’s turn back time: As a high-schooler, Childress’ skills earned him national recognition as a top talent in the country….

Andre Barett now with the Boston Rebellion
February 21, 1982
Andre Barrett

Andre Barrett has been around the world and back again within the game following a memorable college career at Seton Hall University. Despite going undrafted, Barrett signed as a free agent with the New York Knicks during the 2004-05 season, before going on to play with the Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, Milwaukee Bucks, Phoenix Suns,…

Carlos Boozer LA SuperStars
November 20, 1981
Carlos Boozer

One of the most talented players to come out of the NBA second round (35th overall in 2002), Carlos Boozer remains an active pro, spending the 2016-17 season in China with the Guangdong Southern Tigers. Boozer put together a strong college career at Duke University and was named an All-American and earned ACC Tournament MVP…

October 30, 1980
Kareem Rush

BACKGROUND In NBA history, there have been 61 sets of brothers who have played in the league, including Brandon Rush currently of the Golden State Warriors and his older brother, Kareem Rush. Brandon was selected as the 20th pick in the 2002 NBA Draft and ran the floor with Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal and the…

February 17, 1980
Al Harrington

BACKGROUND Al Harrington is ready to showcase the same athleticism that embodied his 16-year NBA career with 7 NBA teams with the Gotham Ballers. Harrington is one of 43 players drafted into the NBA straight out of high school, when the Indiana Pacers made him the 25th overall pick in the 1998 NBA Draft. Cousin…

May 7, 1978
Shawn Marion

BACKGROUND Shawn Marion was born in Waukegan, Illinois and played high school basketball in Clarksville, Tennessee at Clarksville High School, where he was a teammate of future NBA player Trenton Hassell. Marion played in 16 seasons after being selected with the ninth overall pick in the 1999 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Marion’s unique…

Jamaal Tinsley Gotham Ballers
February 28, 1978
Jamaal Tinsley

BACKGROUND From the hardtop of famed Rucker Park in New York City to the hardcourt in the NBA, Jamaal Tinsley’s professional career is one many would love to emulate. Tinsley had a phenomenal collegiate career at Iowa State University.After earning Big 10 Conference Player of the Year honors as a Junior, followed by a Senior…

December 30, 1977
Kenyon Martin

BACKGROUND A 15-year NBA veteran, Kenyon Martin was the first overall pick in the 2000 NBA Draft by the New Jersey Nets after starring at Cincinnati as National Player of the Year. At 6-9, Martin used his versatility and basketball IQ to earn All Rookie First Team honors and come in second in Rookie Of…