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 USA Basketball: Bio - Mens - houston
Hardaway won the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award as the nation's best college player under 6 feet (5-foot-11 as a senior) and was drafted in the first round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors.
Hardaway was the 14th overall pick in the draft, but no one expected him to burn up the league the way he did.
Aiding Miami to a 55-27 record in 1997-98, he ranked 20th in NBA scoring averaging 18.9 points a game, tied for sixth in assists averaging 8.3 a game, 19th in steals with a 1.68 average, 27th in minutes played averaging 37.4 minutes a game, while also grabbing 3.7 rebounds a game.
www.usabasketball.com /biosmen/tim_hardaway_bio.html   (1010 words)

 28. Seattle Sonics
Drafting so late in the first round, with the 28th overall pick, and with so few apparent needs, the Sonics will probably go the "best available" player route, and may draft a foreign player as a long-term investment.
A second-round draft pick of the Charlotte Hornets in 1990/91, he spent the 1990/91 season on the bench with the Hornets and the 1991-92 season shuffling between the Continental Basketball Association and two brief stints in the NBA.
Draft rights traded with a 1989 first-round draft choice by the Clippers to the Philadelphia 76ers for the draft rights to Charles Smith on 6/28/88.
www.ibiblio.org /craig/draft/1996_draft/draft/28.html   (2835 words)

 NBA Team History - History of NBA Basketball Teams, NBA History
Luc Longley, a 7-2 rookie center who was the seventh overall pick in the 1991 NBA Draft, became the first Australian to play in the NBA when he clocked four minutes at Dallas on November 30.
With the third overall pick in the 1992 NBA Draft (the highest pick in franchise history), Minnesota selected Duke center Christian Laettner, the third consecutive pivotman to join the team via the draft.
He was the NBA Player of the Week after leading the Wolves to a 3-0 record for the week of Nov. 13-19.
www.hollywoodsportsbook.com /basketball_history/nbahistory_timberwolves.cfm   (6209 words)

 InsideHoops.com - 1989 NBA Draft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
1989 NBA Draft results, listing the number of each 1989 NBA draft pick, the teams, the players selected and what college, high school or country (if outside of the USA) the drafted player came from.
InsideHoops.com is your home for 1989 NBA Draft info and previews and full coverage of the event each year.
DET Kenny Battle, Illinois ROUND 2 / 1989 NBA DRAFT 1.
www.insidehoops.com /nba-draft/1989.shtml   (65 words)

 SHOCK: "Bad Boys" Reunite as Shock Coaches
Laimbeer, who was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers as the 65th overall pick in 1979, spent the better part of his 14-year NBA career with the Pistons from 1982-1994.
Mahorn, who was drafted by the Washington Bullets (now Wizards) as the 35th overall pick in 1980, played 18 years in the NBA with four different teams (Washington, Detroit, Philadelphia and New Jersey).
Following the 1989 Championship season, Mahorn was left unprotected by Detroit and was selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 1989 NBA Expansion Draft.
www.wnba.com /shock/news/badboys_050112.html   (1036 words)

 NBA Draft 1999
Pervis Ellison (1989), Ralph Sampson (1983), and Joe Barry Carroll (1980) were all taken first overall in the draft, but went bust in the NBA.
There are several options for the Chicago Bulls, who won this year's draft lottery for the top pick just one season after losing the greatest draft pick of all time, Michael Jordan (taken third by the Bulls in 1984) to retirement.
Duke's Corey Maggette is the NBA prospect of the month, and while he is unquestionably a great athlete, that is not certain to translate into a great NBA career.
www.factmonster.com /spot/99nbadraft1.html   (712 words)

 Earvin"Magic"Johnson Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The first overall pick in the 1979 NBA draft, Johnson was an immediate superstar, leading the Lakers to the 1980 NBA championship (the first of his five: 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988) over the Philadelphia 76ers.
In the NBA Finals, the rookie played all five positions – scored 42 points – and was named the NBA Finals MVP, the first of three selections (1980, 1982, 1987).
A 12-time NBA All-Star in his 13-year career and MVP of the 1990 and 1992 games, Johnson was also named NBA MVP three times, in 1987, 1989 and 1990.
www.hoophall.com /halloffamers/johnson_magic.htm   (643 words)

 Miami Heat Tickets - Miami Heat News
In the 1989 NBA Draft The Heat picked Glen Rice from the University of Michigan in the 1989 NBA Draft in the first round and Sherman Douglas of Syracuse University in the 2nd round and also moved from the Midwest Division to the Atlantic Division for the 1989-90 season.
Rothstein resigned before the 1991-92 season and the Heat picked Kevin Loughery, an NBA coach with 29 years of experience both as a coach and a player, to be their new head coach.
The 1992-93 NBA Season included the additions of draft choice Harold Miner of the University of Southern California as well as trading a 1st round pick (which would turn into the #10 overall pick the following season) for Detroit Pistons forward/center John Salley.
www.nba-news-tickets.com /miami_heat_index.html   (1913 words)

 Pick the Best NBA Draft Class
This is the slogan that has been beat about the heads of NBA fans this postseason as Nike extols the virtues of LeBron James.
Sure the other classes have had more time to pad their résumés but the Class of 2003 is well on its way to earning the distinction of being the best draft class ever and we are all witnesses.
Quite simply, the 1984 NBA draft class was the best of the last 25 years, bar none.
blog.washingtonpost.com /nbadraftclass   (1421 words)

 All Headline News - Shawn Kemp Considering A Comeback - March 2, 2007
In 1989, he was expected to play college basketball at Kentucky, but was dismissed from the team after allegedly selling someone else's jewelry.
The Sonics took him in the first round in the 1989 NBA Draft, making Kemp one of the first players to enter the draft without collegiate experience.
Should Kemp join the NBA once again, he wouldn't be the first star to re-lace his shoes.
www.allheadlinenews.com /articles/7005424604   (465 words)

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Prior to last night’s NBA Draft the New York Knicks were an under-sized veteran ball club who failed to qualify for the playoffs the last two seasons.
In the 2003 NBA Draft General Manager Scott Layden drafted three players who fill the Knicks need for size and youth.
The Knicks and their fans should be extremely pleased with the team’s draft, and can look forward to the team returning to playoff contention in the near future.
www.nyc.gov /html/sports/html/nbadraft_2003.html   (443 words)

 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The 1988-89 NBA Season was the 43rd season of the National Basketball Association.
The Miami Heat and the Charlotte Hornets enter the NBA as the league's 24th and 25th franchise.
The NBA All-Star Game was played at The Summit in Houston, Texas, with the West defeating the East 143-134.
www.the-dispatch.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=1988-89_NBA_season   (209 words)

 InsideHoops.com - NBA Draft History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The NBA Draft is the annual event where NBA teams get to draft new players into the league.
We haven't finished our entire NBA draft history section yet, but the key stuff is done.
From 1947 to 1956 the drafts were "territorial" and different than the rest.
www.insidehoops.com /nba-draft   (67 words)

 KingsCourt: Vlade Divac Dedication
A skilled shooter, passer, rebounder and shotblocker, Yugoslav-born Vlade Divac has become one of the most versatile centers in the NBA, playing seven solid seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers before moving to Charlotte and Sacramento and continuing his fine all-around play.
Los Angeles surprised many by reaching the NBA Finals in 1991, only to lose to the Chicago Bulls in five games.
He ranked among the NBA leaders in rebounding and shotblocking, topped all NBA center in assists and was a reliable scorer from inside or out.
www.angelfire.com /ga2/kingscourt/vdivac.html   (752 words)

 ACC Announces the 2006 Men's Basketball Tournament Legends   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Williams, who opted for the NBA after his junior season, led the Conference in rebounding as a freshman in 1979, finished third as a sophomore and second as a junior and is currently the No. 4 all-time rebounder at Maryland after averaging 10.9 boards for his career.
An all-American selection as a junior, Williams was the third overall draft pick in the 1981 NBA draft and went on to enjoy an 18-year NBA career.
He still holds at least eight school records and was a first-round draft choice of the Utah Jazz in the 1986 NBA draft.
www.hokiesports.com /mbasketball/recaps/2006027aaa.html   (1345 words)

 Meridian Magazine :: Sports: Pathway to the NBA: A Road Less Traveled
Andersen doesn’t remember what the two talked about, but he does remember that it was that morning when he decided he wanted to be involved in basketball for the rest of his life.
Smith’s path to the NBA was more immediate — he was drafted by the Boston Celtics in the 1989 NBA Draft and later played for the Los Angeles Clippers.
NBA teams are permitted to assign first- and second-year players to the D-League, where they continue to receive full NBA pay while in the development program.
meridianmagazine.com /sports/070108nba.html   (831 words)

 1989 NBA Draft - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
1989 NBA Draft - 27 June 1989 - New York City, New York
See also: List of NBA Drafts, NBA Draft
This page was last modified 22:53, 22 Jun 2005.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/1989_NBA_Draft   (39 words)

 DraftExpress - NBA Draft, NCAA/International Basketball Website.
Buried in an excellent blog entry by ESPN Insider’s Chad Ford today was the extremely interesting news about a major rule change that could have significant implications on this year’s draft process.
According to Ford, the NBA has decided to ban all agent and team-sponsored workouts until after the NBA pre-draft camp (bumped up a week to May 27th) is completed.
Monta Ellis' 17 ppg make him arguably the biggest steal of the 2005 draft - AP The Golden State Warriors once again found themselves in transition after the approval of their eight player trade with the Indiana Pacers on January 17th.
draftexpress.com /viewprofile.php?p=2065   (949 words)

 ESPN.com - 2002 NBA Draft: Players, translators a package deal
There could be four interpreters in the NBA come next season, double the number of last season.
In addition to Santos' expected new job next season, Chinese center Yao Ming, projected to become the No. 1 pick in Wednesday's NBA draft, is expected to have an interpreter by his side during his rookie season.
In the 1985-86 season, the Suns became first NBA team to use an interpreter when Georgi Glouchkov was on the roster.
sports.espn.go.com /nbadraft/story?id=1398971   (1015 words)

 The Draft Review with Matthew Maurer - NBA Draft History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Should the team draft a prospect with potential or a solid prospect who’s upside may not be as high.
From 1966 through 1984 the NBA held a coin flip between the teams with the worst record in each conference or division (when there was no conference) to determine which team would choose first in the NBA draft.
By draft jargon the definition of a sleeper is a player who has very little hype or isn't well known by the general public.
www.thedraftreview.com   (642 words)

 HoopsHype - NBA Rumors
A quick survey of NBA scouts and executive over the weekend found that Lopez was in the Top 10 on the draft boards of everyone I spoke with.
If the NBA refuses to do physicals and measurements for all players who elect not to participate in the pre-draft camp (and aren’t on the elite group of 18-20 players or so on the “physicals only” list), this could throw a wrench in some plans, especially for underclassmen.
NBA legend Magic Johnson is betting millions on being able to help revive some of Orlando's most beleaguered communities.
www.hoopshype.com /rumors.htm   (11419 words)

 NBA.com: Michael Jordan Bio
Led the NBA in steals in 1987-88 (3.16 spg), 1989-90 (2.77 spg) and 1992-93 (2.83 spg)
Shares the NBA single-game records for most free-throws made in one quarter (14 against the Utah Jazz on 11/15/89 and against the Miami Heat on 12/30/92) and most free-throws attempted in one quarter (23 against the Miami Heat on 12/30/92)
Entering the 2002-03 season, ranks as the all-time NBA Finals leader in three-pointers made (42), second in three-point attempts (114), third in points (1,176), fourth in steals (62), fifth in field-goals made (438), sixth in assists (209) and free-throws made (258), seventh in field-goals attempted (911) and eighth in free-throws attempted (320)
www.nba.com /playerfile/michael_jordan   (673 words)

 Herald & Review Newspaper Website - Decatur, Illinois - Central Illinois Newspaper Group (CING)
Battle's experience with the NBA draft lets him know what former Illini players Dee Brown and James Augustine will be feeling Wednesday night when the draft is conducted from Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Both players have worked out individually for a number of NBA teams and Brown was reportedly in Memphis on Monday for a second workout with the Grizzlies.
However it turns out, this draft doesn't figure to have the Illini bang last year's draft did, when Deron Williams was taken No. 3 overall by Utah and Luther Head went No. 24 to Houston.
www.herald-review.com /articles/2006/06/27/sports/mark_tupper/1016073.txt   (882 words)

 1989 NBA Draft Pick Transactions
Data that is incomplete or that we are unsure of is highlighted in yellow.
Trade originally shows a 1989 third round pick— possibly the pick was changed from third round to second because the third round of the draft was eliminated.
Clippers media guide confirms this trade and shows it as including a 1989 "second or third round pick".
www.n-c-systems.com /hoops/DraftTrades/1989.html   (1029 words)

 Four UA players could be picked in NBA's draft
In Wednesday's NBA draft, the Wildcats could set a number of school precedents.
Davison, a project type who intrigues some NBA personnel because of his athleticism, could help the gang crash another threshold if he is picked in the second and final round.
In this weak draft, Bibby is one of the rare exceptions.
www.azstarnet.com /public/packages/nbadraft/163-6961.html   (1519 words)

 Miami heats Achievers
He was the Golden State Warriors 1 st round (14 th overall) pick of the 1989 NBA Draft.
He was Charlotte Hornets second overall pick of the NBA Draft.
He was the 1989 Tournament Most Outstanding Player, and became the fourth pick in the 1989 draft by the Miami Heat.
heats04.tripod.com /index.html   (323 words)

 HoopsHype - NBA Players - Dana Barros
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics as 16th overall pick in the 1989 NBA Draft.
Led the NBA in three-point field-goal percentage in 1992.
Holds the NBA record for most consecutive games hitting at least one three-pointer with 89.
www.hoopshype.com /players/dana_barros.htm   (96 words)

 TIMBERWOLVES: Richardson Is Timberwolves’ First Draft Choice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
June 27, 1989 — The Timberwolves made UCLA point guard Jerome "Pooh" Richardson their first selection in the NBA Draft.
The Timberwolves went with size, shooting and experience by selecting Missouri center Gary Leonard and Villanova shooting guard Doug West with the 34th and 38th overall selections in the 1989 NBA Draft.
Leonard (7-1, 240) emerged as one of the leading centers available in the draft with a strong senior season after starting all 37 games and posting career highs in points (10.4 ppg) and rebounds (5.5 rpg).
www.nba.com /timberwolves/news/draft_890627.html   (887 words)

 NBA.com: History
Study the history surrounding All-Star Weekend and the NBA Draft, including all first-round picks.
The 50 Greatest Players in NBA History, were selected during 'NBA at 50' in 1996-97.
Hall of Famer George Mikan, the NBA's first superstar, died June 1, 2005, at the age of 80.
www.nba.com /history   (496 words)

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