Michigan Wolverines men's basketball

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NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament bids by school. NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament bids by school and conference. NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament all-time team records.

Chris Mullin

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Christopher Paul Mullin (born July 30, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball player and former head coach of the St. John's Red Storm. He previously served as special advisor for the Sacramento Kings and general manager of the Golden State Warriors. He is a two-time Olympic Gold medalist and a two-time Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee (in 2010 as a member of the 1992 United States men's Olympic basketball team ("The Dream Team"), and in 2011 for his individual career). Mullin played shooting guard and small forward in the NBA from 1985 to 2001. During his playing time at St.

Florida Gators men's basketball

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Lee Humphrey, shooting guard, all-time leader for three-point shots made in the NCAA Tournament and all-time leading three-point scorer at Florida. Joakim Noah, power forward, Most Outstanding Player of the 2006 Final Four; NBA All-Star center with the Chicago Bulls. Bradley Beal (Washington Wizards). Udonis Haslem (Miami Heat). Al Horford (Boston Celtics). Chandler Parsons (Memphis Grizzlies). Dorian Finney-Smith (Dallas Mavericks). Devin Robinson (Washington Wizards). Corey Brewer (Sacramento Kings). Florida Gators. Florida Gators Dazzlers. Florida Gators women's basketball. Florida–Kentucky men's basketball rivalry. History of the University of Florida. List of Florida Gators in the NBA.

Duane Washington

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Duane Eddy Washington (born August 31, 1964) is an American former professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is the older brother of Derek Fisher. He played at Laredo Junior College, in Laredo, Texas, and Middle Tennessee State University before being taken with the 13th pick of the second round of the 1987 NBA draft by the Washington Bullets. He is a graduate of Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School. Washington's brief NBA career consisted of 19 games spanning two seasons: in 1987–88 with the New Jersey Nets and in 1992–93 with the Los Angeles Clippers.

Sacramento Kings

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In 1999–2000, the Kings' only notable transaction was trading shooting guard Tariq Abdul-Wahad to the Orlando Magic in exchange for shooting guard Nick Anderson. They finished eighth in the Western Conference with a 44–38 record and were matched up with the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the playoffs. Once again, however, the Kings failed to advance, losing the series 2–3 against the Lakers. The following season, the Kings traded starting small forward Corliss Williamson to the Toronto Raptors for shooting guard Doug Christie, a move made to improve the subpar defense. They also drafted Turkish power forward Hedo Türkoğlu, further improving their bench rotation.

Morris Peterson

(born August 26, 1977) is an American retired professional basketball player. He is also a cousin of former basketball player of the Indiana Pacers and the New York Knicks, Jonathan Bender. Born in Flint, Michigan, Peterson played collegiate basketball at Michigan State University, and helped lead them to the 2000 NCAA title. In his senior year at MSU, Peterson led the team in scoring, field goal percentage, and free throw percentage. He had a team-high 30 double-digit scoring efforts. He was voted Big Ten Player of the Year and First Team All-Big Ten, and he placed as first or second team All-American on five different polls.

New Orleans Pelicans

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Facing the Denver Nuggets in the first round of the 2009 playoffs, the Hornets were eliminated in five games. The Hornets started the 2009–10 season with a 3–6 record and fired head coach Byron Scott. General manager Jeff Bower took over the head coaching duties for the remainder of the season. The Hornets finished the season with a 37–45 record and last in the Southwest Division they had won two seasons prior. Jeff Bower resigned as head coach and Monty Williams was brought in as new head coach. The team finished the 2010–11 season with a 46–36 record and qualified for the 2011 NBA Playoffs, where they lost to the Lakers four games to two.

World B. Free

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Free (born Lloyd Bernard Free; December 9, 1953) is an American retired professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1975 to 1988. Free was known as the "Prince of Midair" as well as "All-World". Born in Atlanta, Free attended Canarsie High School in Brooklyn, New York before attending Guilford College in North Carolina. As a freshman, he led Guilford's basketball team and helped the team win the NAIA National Championship and was named MVP of the NAIA Tournament. Free played for the San Diego Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers and Houston Rockets in the National Basketball Association.

Fenerbahçe Basketball

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Fenerbahçe Basketball (Fenerbahçe Basketbol), commonly known as Fenerbahçe, currently also known as Fenerbahçe Beko for sponsorship reasons, are a professional basketball team and the men's basketball department of Fenerbahçe SK, a major Turkish multi-sport club based in Istanbul, Turkey. They are one of the most successful clubs in Turkish basketball history, the only Turkish team to have won the EuroLeague, as well as 12 Turkish championships (9 titles in the Turkish Super League and 3 in the former Turkish Basketball Championship), 6 Turkish Cups, and 7 Turkish Super Cups, among others. They play their home matches at the club's own Ülker Sports Arena.

Terrence Ross

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Terrence James Elijah Ross (born February 5, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the University of Washington, where he was a first-team All-Pac-12 selection before being drafted eighth overall in the 2012 NBA draft by the Toronto Raptors. As a rookie, he was crowned champion of the 2013 Slam Dunk Contest. In January 2014, he became the first player in NBA history to score 50 or more points in a game while averaging fewer than 10 points per game at the time.

Marv Albert

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Al Albert was the former play-by-play announcer for the New York Nets (ABA), USA Tuesday Night Fights, the Indiana Pacers and the Denver Nuggets. Al also called national NBA games on the USA Network during its brief tenure in the early 1980s. Albert became embroiled in a sex scandal in 1997. A 42-year-old woman named Vanessa Perhach accused Albert of throwing her on a bed, biting her, and forcing her to perform oral sex after a February 12, 1997 argument in his Pentagon City hotel room. DNA testing linked Albert to genetic material taken from the bite marks and from semen in Perhach's underwear.

Nick Young (basketball)

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Nicholas Aaron Young (born June 1, 1985), nicknamed "Swaggy P", is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays both shooting guard and small forward positions. Young played college basketball for the USC Trojans and was a two-time first-team all-conference selection in the Pac-10. He was selected by the Washington Wizards in the first round of the 2007 NBA draft with the 16th overall pick. He won an NBA championship with the Golden State Warriors in 2018. Born in Los Angeles, California, Young played for Cleveland High School in suburban Reseda, California.

Sonny Weems

Clarence "Sonny" Weems (born July 8, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for the Guangdong Southern Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). He played college basketball for the University of Arkansas and the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. He was selected by the Chicago Bulls in the 2008 NBA draft and shortly thereafter traded to the Denver Nuggets. He has since played for the Toronto Raptors, Phoenix Suns and Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA, and has had stints in Lithuania and Russia. At 6ft 6in, Weems plays both the shooting guard and small forward positions. He was an All-EuroLeague First Team selection in 2014.

Brent Barry

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Brent Robert Barry (born December 31, 1971), commonly known by the nickname Bones, is an American basketball executive, broadcaster and former player. He is the current vice president of basketball operations for the San Antonio Spurs. The 6ft 7in, 210 lb shooting guard played professionally in the National Basketball Association, winning two championships with the Spurs, and also won the 1996 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. He is the son of former NBA player Rick Barry. After retiring, Barry worked as a sports commentator for the NBA on TNT and was a studio host for the NBA TV show NBA Gametime. In 2018, he returned to the Spurs as an executive.

List of basketball arenas

List of basketball arenas by capacity
The following is a list of indoor arenas which are currently the home of a basketball team. They are ordered by capacity, which is the maximum number of spectators the arena can accommodate for basketball. It does not contain arenas which have hosted individual games in a basketball tournament if the venue currently has no permanent basketball tenant, but does include arenas that are regular hosts of basketball tournaments. List of National Basketball Association arenas. List of NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament venues. List of National Basketball League (Australia) venues. List of indoor arenas by capacity. List of ice hockey arenas by capacity.

Vernon Maxwell

Vernon Maxwell (born September 12, 1965) is an American retired professional basketball player who was a shooting guard in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for thirteen seasons during the late 1980s, 1990s, and early 2000s. Maxwell played college basketball for the University of Florida, and led the Florida Gators to their first-ever NCAA tournament appearance. He was selected by the Denver Nuggets in the second round of the 1988 NBA Draft and was immediately traded to the San Antonio Spurs. His longest and most successful NBA tenure was with the Houston Rockets.

Terrell Stoglin

Terrell Stoglin (born November 10, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for Zamalek of the Egyptian Basketball Super League. He served as the starting shooting guard for the University of Maryland, where he played college basketball with the Maryland Terrapins for two seasons. Stoglin was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. The hometown team being the Arizona Wildcats, he did not have much exposure to the Maryland basketball program while growing up. He said, "The only thing I knew about Maryland was that Steve Francis went there." The Washington Post described him as the city's best eighth grade basketball player.

Johnny Newman

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(born November 28, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball player. A 6' 7" and 210 lb shooting guard/small forward, Newman starred at the University of Richmond, before going on to play in the National Basketball Association. In his 16 seasons (1986–2002) in the NBA, he was a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks, Charlotte Hornets, New Jersey Nets, Milwaukee Bucks, Denver Nuggets, and Dallas Mavericks. Born in Danville, Virginia, Newman attended George Washington High School in Danville, playing for the Eagles under local Hall of Fame coach Harry Johnson before going on to play college basketball at Richmond. Newman is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.

2002 NBA draft

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In this draft, National Basketball Association (NBA) teams took turns selecting 57 amateur college basketball players and other first-time eligible players, such as players from non-North American leagues. The draft was broadcast on TNT at 7:30 PM (EDT). The NBA announced that about 42 college and high school players, and five international players, had filed as early-entry candidates for the draft. The Chicago Bulls and the Golden State Warriors both had a 22.5 percent probability of acquiring the first overall pick, but the Houston Rockets, with an 8.9 percent probability, won the NBA draft lottery on May 19. The Bulls and Warriors were second and third, respectively.

Elston Turner

(born June 10, 1959) is a retired American professional basketball player who currently works as an assistant coach for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A 6'5" (1.96 m) shooting guard–small forward from the University of Mississippi, leading Ole Miss to its first ever NCAA Tournament in his senior year, Turner was selected in the second round (43rd overall) of the 1981 NBA draft by the Dallas Mavericks, and went on to play in eight NBA seasons from 1981 to 1989, for the Mavericks, Denver Nuggets and the Chicago Bulls. He also coached and played in the CBA — as an assistant coach for the Quad City Thunder and as a player–coach for the Chicago Rockers.

2015 NBA Summer League

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Emmanuel Mudiay, Denver Nuggets. Larry Drew II, New Orleans Pelicans. Noah Vonleh, Portland Trail Blazers. Dwight Powell, Dallas Mavericks. Alan Williams, Houston Rockets.

Ricky Rubio

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They used the 6th and 18th picks in the first round and chose two other point guards, Jonny Flynn from Syracuse and Ty Lawson from North Carolina, surprising many in the NBA. Lawson's draft rights were soon traded to the Denver Nuggets. The Timberwolves then used the 28th pick to select Wayne Ellington, a shooting guard from North Carolina. The following day, Rubio's father told a Spanish media outlet his son might return to Spain for at least one more season. Rubio did not attend an introductory press conference by the Timberwolves.

Adonis Jordan

Adonis Adelecino Jordan (born August 21, 1970) is an American former professional basketball player. An All-Big Eight guard who played collegiately at the University of Kansas, Jordan was the starting point guard during the school's 1991 and 1993 Final Four appearances. Together with shooting guard teammate Rex Walters, the two established Kansas as having one of the top backcourts in the NCAA during the 1992–93 season. He was later drafted in the 1993 NBA Draft but only appeared in only 10 career games in the league (six with the Denver Nuggets during the 1993–94 season and four with the Milwaukee Bucks during the lockout-shortened 1999 NBA season).

1990 NBA draft

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One of the standouts of this draft is Basketball Hall of Famer Gary Payton. He became a nine-time All-Star, achieved the NBA Defensive Player of the Year award in 1996, won an NBA Championship with the Miami Heat in 2006, holds many statistical records during his tenure with the now defunct Seattle SuperSonics, and was inducted in the Hall of Fame in 2013. The top pick of the draft was Syracuse's Derrick Coleman who was selected by the New Jersey Nets. In total, 52 of the 54 players selected went on to play at least one competitive game in the NBA, and six players were at some point of their career selected to play in the NBA All-Star Game.

Ruben Patterson

Ruben Nathaniel Patterson (born July 31, 1975) is an American former professional basketball player. During his career, he played as a small forward and shooting guard. During his college career at the University of Cincinnati, Patterson earned third-team All-American honors and helped lead the Bearcats to Conference USA titles in both of his seasons there. Drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in 1998, Patterson began his career with the Greek team AEK Athens BC before joining the Lakers in his rookie season.