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					NCAA DIVISION II PLAYERS WHO HAVE PLAYED PROFESSIONALLY IN U.S.

The following list consists of players who played NCAA Division II basketball who have or are
currently playing in either the National Basketball Association or played in the American Basketball
Association when that league existed.

To make this list, a played has to have appeared in at least one regular season game in one of those
professional leagues and played at the Division II school when the institution was affiliated in this
division. This list goes back to the start of the 1974-75 season.

PLAYER (SCHOOL)                          PROFESSIONAL TEAM(S)                 GAMES*        POINTS*
Darrell Armstrong (Fayetteville State)   Orlando Magic 1994-03                  503          5901
                                         New Orleans Hornets 2003-04             93           982
                                         Dallas Mavericks 2004-06               114           252
                                         Indiana Pacers 2006-07                  82           457
                                         New Jersey Nets 2007-08                 50           123
                                         Career totals                          840          7712
Carl Bailey (Tuskegee)                   Portland Trail Blazers 1981-82          1             2
Kenneth Bannister (St. Augustine’s)      New York Knicks 1984-86                145          1110
                                         Los Angeles Clippers 1988-91           108           391
                                         Career totals                          253          1501
Nathaniel Barnett, Jr. (Akron)           Indiana Pacers (ABA) 1975-76            12            27
Billy Ray Bates (Kentucky State)         Portland Trail Blazers 1979-82         168          2074
                                         Washington Bullets/
                                         Los Angeles Lakers 1982-93               19          123
                                         Career totals                           187          2197
Jerome Beasley (North Dakota)            Miami Heat 2003-04                       2             2
Delmer Beshore (California, Pa.)         Milwaukee Bucks 1978-79                   1            0
                                         Chicago Bulls 1979-80                    68          244
                                         Career totals                            69           244
Manute Bol (Bridgeport)                  Washington Bullets 1985-88              239          725
                                         Golden State Warriors 1988-90           155          460
                                         Philadelphia 76ers 1990-93              211          391
                                         Miami Heat/Washington Bullets/
                                         Philadelphia 76ers 1993-94               14            8
                                         Golden State Warriors 1994-95             5            15
                                         Career totals                           624          1599
Alonzo Bradley (Texas Southern)          Houston Rockets 1977-80                  99           440
James Brogan (West Virginia Wesleyan)    San Diego Clippers 1981-83              121          619
Myron Brown (Slippery Rock)              Minnesota Timberwolves 1991-92            4            9
Greg Bunch (Cal State-Fullerton)         New York Knicks 1978-79                  12           28
Art Collins (Biscayne)                   Atlanta Hawks 1980-81                   29            94
Wayne Cooper (New Orleans)               Golden State Warriors 1978-80           144          1168
                                         Utah Jazz 1980-81                        71           489
                                         Dallas Mavericks 1981-82                 76           682
                                         Portland Trail Blazers 1982-84          161          1568
                                         Denver Nuggets 1984-89                  351          3345
                                         Portland Trail Blazers 1989-92          181           525
                                         Career totals                           984          7777
Corey Crowder (Kentucky Wesleyan)        Utah Jazz 1991-92                       51           114
                                         San Antonio Spurs 1994-95                 7            6
                                         Career totals                            58           120
DIVISION II PLAYERS IN NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION – 2

Terry Davis (Virginia Union)          Miami Heat 1989-91                       118    598
                                      Dallas Mavericks 1991-96                 232   1971
                                      Washington Wizards 1997-99               111   459
                                      Denver Nuggets 2000-01                    19    33
                                      Career totals                            480   3061
Mario Elie (American International)   Philadelphia 76ers/
                                      Golden State Warriors 1990-91             33    237
                                      Golden State Warriors 1991-92             79    620
                                      Portland Trail Blazers 1992-93            82    708
                                      Houston Rockets 1993-98                  344   3356
                                      San Antonio Spurs 1998-00                126   1045
                                      Phoenix Suns 2000-01                      68    299
                                      Career totals                            732   6265
Harold Ellis (Morehouse)              Los Angeles Clippers 1993-95             118    676
                                      Denver Nuggets 1997-98                    27    164
                                      Career totals                            145    840
A.J. English (Virginia Union)         Washington Bullets 1990-92               151   1502
Ray Epps (Norfolk State)              Golden State Warriors 1978-79             13     26
Greg Fillmore (Cheyney)               New York Knicks 1970-72                   49    118
Gerald Glass (Delta State)            Minnesota Timberwolves 1990-92           126   1211
                                      Minnesota Timberwolves/
                                      Detroit Pistons 1992-93                  60    316
                                      New Jersey Nets/
                                      Charlotte Hornets 1993-94                15     26
                                      Career totals                            201   1553
Greg Grant (Morris Brown)             Phoenix Suns 1989-90                      67    208
                                      New York Knicks 1990-91                  22     26
                                      Charlotte Hornets/
                                      Philadelphia 76ers 1991-92               68    225
                                      Philadelphia 76ers 1992-93               72    194
                                      Denver Nuggets 1994-95                   14     31
                                      Philadelphia 76ers/Washington Bullets/
                                      Denver Nuggets 1995-96                    31    83
                                      Career totals                            274   767
Tommy Green (Southern)                New Orleans Jazz 1978-79                  59   232
Jay Guidinger (Minnesota-Duluth)      Cleveland Cavaliers 1992-94              64    98
Junior Harrington (Wingate)           Denver Nuggets 2002-03                   82    418
                                      New Orleans Hornets 2004-05              29    163
                                      Memphis Grizzlies 2006-07                 29   152
                                      Career totals                            139   733
Antonio Harvey (Pfeiffer)             Los Angeles Lakers 1993-95               86    249
                                      Vancouver Grizzlies/
                                      Los Angeles Clippers 1995-96             55    204
                                      Seattle Supersonics 1996-97               6     15
                                      Portland Trail Blazers 1999-01           31     72
                                      Seattle Supersonics 2001-02               5      9
                                      Atlanta Hawks 2002-03                     4      4
                                      Career totals                            187   553
Mike Higgins (Northern Colorado)      Los Angeles Lakers/
                                      Denver Nuggets 1989-90                   11     14
                                      Sacramento Kings 1990-91                 7      16
                                      Career totals                            18     30
DIVISION II PLAYERS IN NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION – 3

Wilbur Holland (New Orleans)            Atlanta Hawks 1975-76            33     192
                                        Chicago Bulls 1976-79            243    3568
                                        Career totals                    276    3760
Abdul Jeelani (Wisconsin-Parkside)      Portland Trail Blazers 1979-80   77     737
                                        Dallas Mavericks 1980-81          66     553
                                        Career totals                    143    1290
Clemon Johnson (Florida A&M)            Portland Trail Blazers 1979-80   74     240
                                        Indiana Pacers 1980-82           239    1801
                                        Indiana Pacers/
                                        Philadelphia 76ers 1982-83        83    709
                                        Philadelphia 76ers 1983-86       213    986
                                        Seattle Supersonics 1986-88      152    366
                                        Career totals                    761    4102
Nate Johnston (Tampa)                   Utah Jazz/
                                        Portland Trail Blazers 1989-90   21      46
Charles Jones (Albany State)            Philadelphia 76ers 1983-84        1       1
                                        Chicago Bulls/
                                        Washington Bullets 1984-85        31      174
                                        Washington Bullets 1985-93       567     1522
                                        Detroit Pistons 1993-94           42       91
                                        Houston Rockets 1994-98           85       38
                                        Career totals                     726    1826
Earl Jones (District of Columbia)       Los Angeles Lakers 1984-85         2       0
                                        Milwaukee Bucks 1985-86           12       13
                                        Career totals                      14      13
Major Jones (Albany State)              Houston Rockets 1979-84          327     1514
                                        Detroit Pistons 1984-85           47      129
                                        Career totals                     374    1643
Willie Jones (Buffalo State)            San Diego Clippers 1982-84        13       41
Garth Joseph (Saint Rose)               Denver Nuggets 2000-01             4        2
Jerome Kersey (Longwood)                Portland Trail Blazers 1984-95   831    10,067
                                        Golden State Warriors 1995-96     76      510
                                        Los Angeles Lakers 1996-97        70      476
                                        Seattle Supersonics 1997-98       37      234
                                        San Antonio Spurs 1998-00        117      466
                                        Milwaukee Bucks 2000-01           22       72
                                        Career totals                    1153   11,825
Irvin Kiffin (Virginia Union)           San Antonio Spurs 1979-80         26       82
Arvid Kramer (Augustana)                Denver Nuggets 1979-80             8       16
Steve Lingenfelter (South Dakota State) Washington Bullets 1982-83         7       8
                                        San Antonio Spurs 1983-84          3        2
                                        Career totals                      10      10
Horacio Llamas (Grand Canyon)           Phoenix Suns 1996-98              28       58
Kevin Loder (Kentucky St./Alabama St.)  Kansas City Kings 1981-83        137      827
                                        Kansas City Kings/
                                        San Diego Clippers 1983-84        11     48
                                        Career totals                     148    875
Rick Mahorn (Hampton)                   Washington Bullets 1980-85       373    3345
                                        Detroit Pistons 1985-89          282    2018
                                        Philadelphia 76ers 1989-91       155    1522
                                        New Jersey Nets 1991-96          210     668
                                        Detroit Pistons 1996-98           81     197
                                        Philadelphia 76ers 1998-99        16      13
                                        Career totals                    1117   7763
DIVISION II PLAYERS IN NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION – 4
Ken Mayfield (Tuskegee)                New York Knicks 1975-76          13      37
Ronald Murray (Shaw)                   Seattle Supersonics 2002-06     193     1859
                                       Cleveland Cavaliers 2006         28      377
                                       Detroit Pistons 2006-07          78      607
                                       Indiana Pacers 2007-08           23      254
                                       Career totals                    332    3097
Moochie Norris (West Florida)          Vancouver Grizzlies 1996-97       8       12
                                       Seattle Supersonics 1998-99      12       38
                                       Houston Rockets 1999-04         306     1854
                                       New York Knicks 2003-05          68      236
                                       Houston Rockets 2004-06          35       73
                                       New Orleans Hornets 2006         16       60
                                       Career totals                    445    2272
Sylvester Norris (Jackson State)       San Antonio Spurs 1979-80        17       40
Charles Oakley (Virginia Union)        Chicago Bulls 1985-88           241     2946
                                       New York Knicks 1988-98         727     7528
                                       Toronto Raptors 1998-01         208     1644
                                       Chicago Bulls 2001-02            57      216
                                       Washington Wizards 2002-03       42       74
                                       Houston Rockets 2003-04           7        9
                                       Career totals                   1282   12,417
Sam Pellom (Buffalo State)             Atlanta Hawks 1979-82           190      851
                                       Atlanta Hawks/
                                       Milwaukee Bucks 1982-83          6      12
                                       Career totals                   196     863
David Pope (Norfolk State)             Kansas City Kings 1984-85        22     41
                                       Seattle Supersonics 1985-86      11     21
                                       Career totals                    33      62
Jeremy Richardson (Delta State)        Atlanta Hawks 2006-07            5       8
                                       Portland Trailblazers 2007       1       0
                                       Memphis Grizzlies 2007            3       0
                                       San Antonio Spurs 2007-08         5      10
                                       Atlanta Hawks 2008               19      31
                                       Career totals                    33      49
Eddie Robinson (Central Oklahoma)      Charlotte Hornets 1999-01       132    969
                                       Chicago Bulls 2001-04           146    999
                                       Career totals                   278    1938
Frankie Sanders (Southern)             San Antonio Spurs/
                                       Boston Celtics 1978-79          46      264
                                       Kansas City Kings 1979-80       23      88
                                       Career totals                   69      352
Gene Short (Jackson State)             Seattle Supersonics/
                                       New York Knicks 1975-76          34       84
Purvis Short (Jackson State)           Golden State Warriors 1978-87   614    11,894
                                       Houston Rockets 1987-89         146     1641
                                       New Jersey Nets 1989-90          82     1072
                                       Career totals                   842    14,607
Larry Smith (Alcorn State)             Golden State Warriors 1980-89   617     5225
                                       Houston Rockets 1989-92         200      594
                                       San Antonio Spurs 1992-93        66       85
                                       Career totals                   883     5904
Kebu Stewart (Cal State-Bakersfield)   Philadelphia 76ers 1997-98       15       40
Brett Szabo (Augustana)                Boston Celtics 1996-97           70      153

DIVISION II PLAYERS IN NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION – 5

Yuta Tabuse (Brigham Young-Hawaii)     Phoenix Suns 2004-05             4       7
Carlos Terry (Winston-Salem State)          Washington Bullets 1980-83                94            285
Phil Walker (Millersville)                  Washington Bullets 1977-78                40            178
Ben Wallace (Virginia Union)                Washington Wizards 1996-99               147           520
                                            Orlando Magic 1999-00                     81            390
                                            Detroit Pistons 2000-06                  520           3717
                                            Chicago Bulls 2006-08                    127            749
                                            Cleveland Cavaliers 2008                  22             93
                                            Career totals                            847           5468
Jamie Waller (Virginia Union)               New Jersey Nets 1987-88                   9             42
Henry Ward (Jackson State)                  San Antonio Spurs (ABA) 1975-76           61            330
                                            San Antonio Spurs (NBA) 1976-77           27             83
                                            Career totals                             88            413
Marvin Webster (Morgan State)               Denver Nuggets (ABA) 1975-76              38            165
                                            Denver Nuggets (NBA) 1976-77              80            539
                                            Seattle Supersonics 1977-78               82           1144
                                            New York Knicks 1978-84                  402           2427
                                            Milwaukee Bucks 1986-87                   15             27
                                            Career totals                            617           4302
Kenny Williams (Elizabeth City State)       Indiana Pacers 1990-94                   260           1247
Haywoode Workman (Winston-Salem St.)        Atlanta Hawks 1989-90                      6             6
                                            Washington Bullets 1990-91                73            581
                                            Indiana Pacers 1993-97                   211           1094
                                            Milwaukee Bucks 1998-99                   29            200
                                            Milwaukee Bucks/
                                            Toronto Raptors 1999-00                  36             86
                                            Career totals                            359           1967
Larry Wright (Grambling)                    Washington Bullets 1976-80               297           2489
                                            Detroit Pistons 1980-82                  46            335
                                            Career totals                            343           2824
Phil Zevenbergen (Seattle Pacific)          San Antonio Spurs 1987-88                 8             30

*Games played and point totals are from regular season games only.

Awards won by Division II players
All-NBA                                                 Sixth Man of the Year
Ben Wallace, 2002 (Detroit, 3rd team), 2003 (Detroit,   Darrell Armstrong, 1999 (Orlando)
2nd team), 2004 (Detroit, 2nd team), 2005 (Detroit,
3rd team), 2006 (Detroit, 2nd team)                     All-Defensive Team
                                                        Manute Bol, 1986 (Washington, 2nd team)
All-Star Game appearances                               Rick Mahorn, 1990 (Philadelphia, 2nd team)
Charles Oakley, 1994 (New York)                         Charles Oakley, 1994 (New York, 1st team), 1998
Ben Wallace, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 (all with           (New York, 2nd team)
Detroit)                                                Ben Wallace, 2002 (Detroit, 1st team), 2003 (Detroit,
                                                        1st team, DPOY), 2004 (Detroit, 1st team, DPOY),
All-Rookie team                                         2005 (Detroit, 1st team, DPOY), 2006 (Detroit, 1st
Larry Smith, 1981 (Golden State)                        team, DPOY), 2007 (Chicago, 1st team)
Charles Oakley, 1986 (Chicago)

Most Improved Player
Darrell Armstrong, 1999 (Orlando)

				
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