Ben Cameron Wallace, inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts last Sept. 12, is the only HOF not to be drafted by an NBA team and finished his career not averaging in double-digit scoring.
Last season (2020-21), the 6-8 Randle joined Bird as the only players in NBA history to average at least 20 points, 10 rebounds and five assists and post a three-point field goal percentage of .400 or better in the same campaign.
One American player was actually an ex-professional who had already suited up in the National Basketball Association. At the time, the WBC was an amateur international competition sanctioned by International Amateur Basketball Federation (FIBA).
The Lakers, like in the previous seasons, are unlikely to fill up the 15th and final spot until the buyout period in March.
A total of 16 personages from the Class 2021 will be enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts on September 12 Manila time.
Justin Jaworski is his name. He’s a 6-3 guard out of Lafayette University (2017-21) who suited up for the Atlanta Hawks in the recently-concluded MGM Resorts NBA Summer League that was won by the Sacramento Kings (one of the assistants of head coach Bobby Jackson was Jimmy Alapag, who has since gotten another gig as an assistant coach with the Stockton Kings, Sacramento’s NBA affiliate in the G (Gatorade) League.
For the fifth season in a row, transcendent Golden State Warriors guard Wardell Stephen (Steph) Curry II will the highest-paid player in the National Basketball Association.
Sonya Curry, mother of NBA sharpshooters Stephen Curry and Seth Curry, filed for divorce from former NBA Sixth Man of the Year Dell Curry in June, according to TMZ. Divorce proceedings are reportedly still ongoing.
NBA superstar Luka Doncic waxed hot for 48 points in Slovenia’s 118-98 blowout win over Argentina in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics men’s basketball group stages on Monday at the Saitama Super Arena.
Francis “LeBron” Lopez has decided to turn pro in a move that send shockwaves to the Philippine basketball scene on Tuesday night.