NBA Development League Announces 2006 Draft Results

SECAUCUS, N.J., November 2, 2006 – The expansion Anaheim Arsenal selected Corsley Edwards, a 6-foot-9, 275-pound forward from Central Connecticut State, with the number one overall selection in the 2006 NBA Development League Draft.

Selected by the Sacramento Kings in the second round (58th overall) of 2002 NBA Draft, Edwards made his NBA debut in 2004-05, playing in 10 games with the New Orleans Hornets. He spent the majority of that season playing for the Sioux Falls Skyforce, averaging 17.9 points and 9.9 rebounds. He also played in Turkey in 2004-05, playing 10 games with Fenerbahce Istanbul and averaging 12.5 points and 7.1 rebounds. In 2003-04, Edwards played 38 games with Gloria Due Montecatini in Italy, averaging 16.1 points and 9.3 rebound.

Named Northeast Conference Player of the Year as a senior at Central Connecticut State, Edwards earned First Team All-Conference honors his junior and senior seasons. He finished his collegiate career as Central Connecticut State’s second all-time leading scorer (1,731 points) and fifth all-time leading rebounder (967 rebounds). Edwards recorded 31 career double-doubles.

The remaining first round selections also included PF Andre Brown (Sioux Falls), SF Mike Harris (Colorado), PG Kevin Burleson Fort Worth), PF Justin Williams (Dakota), PF Matt Haryasz (Arkansas), SG Devin Green (Los Angeles), SG Denham Brown (Tulsa), C Peter John Ramos (Idaho), Darius Washington (Austin), SF Brandon Bowman (Bakersfield) and PG Troy Bell (Albuquerque).

Following are the results of the NBA D-League 2006 Draft:

2006 D-League Draft, ROUND 1

1Anaheim Arsenal Corsley Edwards
2Sioux Falls Skyforce Andre Brown
3Colorado 14ers Michael Harris
4Fort Worth Flyers Kevin Burleson
5Dakota Wizards Justin Williams
6Arkansas RimRockers Matt Haryasz
7Los Angeles D-Fenders Devin Green
8Tulsa 66ers Denham Brown
9Idaho Stampede PJ Ramos
10Austin Toros Darius Washington Jr.
11Bakersfield Jam Brandon Bowman
12Albuquerque Thunderbirds Troy Bell

2006 D-League Draft, ROUND 2

1Albuquerque Thunderbirds Jamaal Thomas
2Bakersfield Jam Tony Bobbitt
3Austin Toros BJ Elder
4Idaho Stampede Eddie Robinson
5Tulsa 66ers Nate Williams
6Los Angeles D-Fenders Aloysius Anagonye
7Arkansas RimRockers Badou Gaye
8Dakota Wizards Quemont Greer
9Fort Worth Flyers Jeremy Richardson
10Colorado 14ers Von Wafer
11Sioux Falls Skyforce DeSean Hadley
12Anaheim Arsenal Andre Owens

2006 D-League Draft, ROUND 3

1Anaheim Arsenal Tyler Smith
2Sioux Falls Skyforce Frank Williams
3Colorado 14ers Pooh Jeter
4Fort Worth Flyers David Logan
5Dakota Wizards Brandon Armstrong
6Arkansas RimRockers Jason Smith
7Los Angeles D-Fenders Akin Akingbala
8Tulsa 66ers Mike Hall
9Idaho Stampede Dexter Lyons
10Austin Toros Brock Gillespie
11Bakersfield Jam Yuta Tabuse
12Albuquerque Thunderbirds Eddy Fobbs

2006 D-League Draft, ROUND 4

1Albuquerque Thunderbirds Manual Narvaez
2Bakersfield Jam Anthony Coleman
3Austin Toros Walt Waters
4Idaho Stampede Jeff Graves
5Tulsa 66ers Mike Benton
6Los Angeles D-Fenders Travis Garrison
7Arkansas RimRockers Ricky Shields
8Dakota Wizards Renaldo Major
9Fort Worth Flyers Trent Strickland
10Colorado 14ers Julian Sensley
11Sioux Falls Skyforce Jeff Varem
12Anaheim Arsenal Greg Clausen

2006 D-League Draft, ROUND 5

1Anaheim Arsenal Carl Edwards
2Sioux Falls Skyforce Chris Rodgers
3Colorado 14ers Bakari Hendrix
4Fort Worth Flyers Anderson Ferreira
5Dakota Wizards Dontell Jefferson
6Arkansas RimRockers GJ Macon
7Los Angeles D-Fenders Nate Johnson
8Tulsa 66ers JJ Sullinger
9Idaho Stampede Clifton Lee
10Austin Toros Justin Bowen
11Bakersfield JamTim Parham
12Albuquerque Thunderbirds Brandon Robinson

2006 D-League Draft, ROUND 6

1Albuquerque Thunderbirds Steven Barber
2Bakersfield Jam Brian Collins
3Austin Toros Rod Benson
4Idaho Stampede Ronell Taylor
5Tulsa 66ers Jean Felix
6Los Angeles D-Fenders Elton Nesbitt
7Arkansas RimRockers Ali Berdiel
8Dakota Wizards Jameel Pugh
9Fort Worth Flyers Gary Hamilton
10Colorado 14ers Terrance Crawford
11Sioux Falls Skyforce Antywane Robinson
12Anaheim Arsenal Daryl Dorsey

2006 D-League Draft, ROUND 7

1Anaheim Arsenal Josh Murray
2Sioux Falls Skyforce Luke Whitehead
3Colorado 14ers Sean Banks
4Fort Worth Flyers Anthony McHenry
5Dakota Wizards Kevin Lyde
6Arkansas RimRockers Ryan Forehan-Kelly
7Los Angeles D-Fenders Wayne Arnold
8Tulsa 66ers Keith Triplett
9Idaho Stampede JT Williams
10Austin Toros Tedric Hill
11Bakersfield Jam Mike Dean
12Albuquerque Thunderbirds Chris Shumate

2006 D-League Draft, ROUND 8

1Albuquerque Thunderbirds Isma'il Muhammed
2Bakersfield Jam Carlos Cedeno
3Austin Toros Dustin Brown
4Idaho Stampede Sam Daghlas
5Tulsa 66ers Chris Ellis
6Los Angeles D-Fenders Julius Lamptey
7Arkansas RimRockers Jonathan Moore
8Dakota Wizards George Williams
9Fort Worth Flyers Jibril Hodges
10Colorado 14ers Sheldon Pace
11Sioux Falls Skyforce Joseph Works
12Anaheim Arsenal Milone Clark

2006 D-League Draft, ROUND 9

1Anaheim Arsenal Mo Charlo
2Sioux Falls Skyforce Jitim Young
3Colorado 14ers Rodney Billups
4Fort Worth Flyers Eric Walton
5Dakota Wizards Tashaan Forehan-Kelly
6Arkansas RimRockers Chad Bell
7Los Angeles D-Fenders Jamar McKnight
8Tulsa 66ers Frans Steyn
9Idaho Stampede Duke Freeman-McKamey
10Austin Toros Ty Thomas
11Bakersfield Jam Jeff Simpson
12Albuquerque Thunderbirds Moses Marbury

2006 D-League Draft, ROUND 10

1Albuquerque Thunderbirds Jason McCoy
2Bakersfield Jam Antonio Griffin
3Austin Toros Melvin Scott
4Idaho Stampede Mike Efevberha
5Tulsa 66ers Tony Gipson
6Los Angeles D-Fenders Andre Joseph
7Arkansas RimRockers Zakee Wadood
8Dakota Wizards Jason Fontenet
9Fort Worth Flyers Armien Kirkland
10Colorado 14ers Eric Osmundson
11Sioux Falls Skyforce Jemeil Rich
12Anaheim Arsenal Shawnson Johnson