2008 NBA D-League Draft Results

ATLANTA, NOV. 7, 2008 – The Tulsa 66ers selected Chris Richard, a 6-9 center/forward from Florida, with the first overall selection in the 2008 NBA Development League Draft. With the second pick, the Colorado 14ers drafted James Mays, a 6-8 power forward from Clemson.

Richard, who was drafted by Minnesota with the 41st overall selection in the 2007 NBA Draft, played with the Timberwolves for the entirety of the 2007-08 season, appearing in 52 games . Richard was also featured on Minnesota’s 2008 summer league and preseason rosters.

Richard was one of a number of players with NBA experience selected in the 2008 NBA D-League Draft, including Jermareo Davidson, a 6-10 forward who was selected third overall by the Idaho Stampede, Smush Parker, who was selected in the first round by the Rio Grande Valley Vipers and David Noel, selected by the Albuquerque Thunderbirds with their first round pick. Davidson, who was selected 36th overall in the 2007 NBA Draft by Golden State before being traded to Charlotte, appeared in 38 games for the Bobcats last season.

Parker, a 6-4 guard, averaged 9.0 points and 2.9 assists in 274 career games with six different NBA teams, including the Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers. Noel, who was drafted 39th overall in the 2007 NBA Draft by Milwaukee appeared in 22 games during his rookie campaign with the Bucks.

Complete rosters for each of the 16 2008-09 NBA D-League teams will be comprised of the ten players drafted tonight along with seven returning, allocation, and local tryout players. Rosters will be reduced to 12 players on Nov. 20 and opening-day 10-man rosters must be set by Nov. 26 in anticipation of the Nov. 28 tip off of the NBA D-League’s eighth season. Each team will play one preseason game between Nov. 19 and 25.

2008 NBA D-League Draft, ROUND 1

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TEAM
SELECTION
1Tulsa 66ers Chris Richard
2Colorado 14ersJames Mays
3Idaho Stampede Jermareo Davidson
4Sioux Falls Skyforce Gary Forbes
5Bakersfield Jam Derrick Byars
6Fort Wayne Mad Ants Coleman Collins
7Erie BayHawks Erik Daniels
8Anaheim Arsenal Tierre Brown
9Utah Flash Denham Brown
10Reno Bighorns Antonio Meeking
11Dakota Wizards Marcus Hubbard
12Rio Grande Valley Vipers Smush Parker
13Los Angeles D-Fenders Jasper Johnson
14Albuquerque Thunderbirds David Noel
15Iowa EnergyCartier Martin
16Austin Toros Robert McKiver

2008 NBA D-League Draft, ROUND 2

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TEAM
SELECTION
1Austin Toros Mohamed Abukar
2Iowa EnergyLarry Ayuso
3Albuquerque Thunderbirds David Monds
4Los Angeles D-Fenders Keith Butler
5Rio Grande Valley Vipers Delonte Holland
6Dakota Wizards Aaron Spears
7Reno Bighorns Russell Robinson
8Utah Flash Gavin Grant
9Anaheim Arsenal James White
10Erie BayHawks Taj McCullough
11Fort Wayne Mad Ants Toree Morris
12Bakersfield Jam Terrance Thomas
13Sioux Falls SkyforceTy Morrison
14Idaho Stampede Ernest Scott
15Colorado 14ersTrey Gilder
16Tulsa 66ers Moses Ehambe

2008 NBA D-League Draft, ROUND 3

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TEAM
SELECTION
1Tulsa 66ers Yemi Ogunoye
2Colorado 14ersMarlon Parmer
3Idaho Stampede Anthony Coleman
4Sioux Falls Skyforce Elgrace Wilborn
5Bakersfield Jam Terrance Gamble
6Fort Wayne Mad Ants Shawn Hawkins
7Erie BayHawks Vernon Hamilton
8Anaheim Arsenal Roy Bright
9Utah Flash Bennet Davis
10Reno Bighorns Sung Yung-Bang
11Dakota Wizards Tony Murphy
12Rio Grande Valley Vipers Kurt Looby
13Los Angeles D-Fenders Dominique Scales
14Albuquerque Thunderbirds Waki Williams
15Iowa EnergyOthyus Jeffers
16Austin Toros Ezra Williams

2008 NBA D-League Draft, ROUND 4

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TEAM
SELECTION
1Austin Toros Kris Collins
2Iowa EnergyMarcel Jones
3Albuquerque Thunderbirds Pierre Darden
4Los Angeles D-Fenders Curtis Terry
5Rio Grande Valley Vipers Alpha Bangura
6Dakota Wizards Jawaan McClellan
7Reno Bighorns Marcus Sloan
8Utah Flash Carlos Wheeler
9Anaheim Arsenal Tony Key
10Erie BayHawks Oliver Lafayette
11Fort Wayne Mad Ants Ryan Bright
12Bakersfield Jam Jovan Harris
13Sioux Falls SkyforceGary Ervin
14Idaho Stampede Antoine Jordan
15Colorado 14ers Dominique Coleman
16Tulsa 66ers Adam Liberty

2008 NBA D-League Draft, ROUND 5

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TEAM
SELECTION
1Tulsa 66ers Mikheil Berishvilli
2Colorado 14ersJohn Gilchrist
3Idaho Stampede Mildon Ambres
4Sioux Falls Skyforce Demario Williams
5Bakersfield Jam David Berghoefer
6Fort Wayne Mad Ants Brian Morrison
7Erie BayHawks Quinton Day
8Anaheim Arsenal Kirk Walters
9Utah Flash Calvin Brown
10Reno Bighorns Charlie Parker
11Dakota Wizards Brad Stricker
12Rio Grande Valley Vipers Thomas Sanders
13Los Angeles D-FendersJamaal Brown
14Albuquerque Thunderbirds Eddie Robinson
15Iowa EnergyMarvin Phillips
16Austin Toros Michael Sturns

2008 NBA D-League Draft, ROUND 6

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TEAM
SELECTION
1Austin Toros Isaiah Fox
2Iowa EnergyKJ Garland
3Albuquerque Thunderbirds Steve Allen
4Los Angeles D-Fenders Terence Whiters
5Rio Grande Valley Vipers Boomer Herndon
6Dakota Wizards Tim Drisdom
7Reno Bighorns Garry Hill-Thomas
8Utah Flash John Barber
9Anaheim Arsenal Theo Little
10Erie BayHawks Tejay Anderson
11Fort Wayne Mad Ants Jerod Adler
12Bakersfield Jam Michael Hart
13Sioux Falls SkyforceKeith Brumbaugh
14Idaho Stampede Lanny Smith
15Colorado 14ersJulius Page
16Tulsa 66ers KeJuan Johnson

2008 NBA D-League Draft, ROUND 7

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TEAM
SELECTION
1Tulsa 66ers Donnie Beacham
2Colorado 14ersDavid Godbold
3Idaho Stampede Casey Cook
4Sioux Falls Skyforce Brock Gillespie
5Bakersfield Jam Joseph Britto
6Fort Wayne Mad Ants Derrick Allen
7Erie BayHawks Raheem Moss
8Anaheim Arsenal Aleksandr Ugrinoski
9Utah Flash Torrington Cox
10Reno Bighorns Alex Bausley
11Dakota Wizards Darius Mattear
12Rio Grande Valley Vipers Jeffrey Day
13Los Angeles D-FendersKenny Barnes
14Albuquerque Thunderbirds Kris Clack
15Iowa EnergyChris Rodgers
16Austin Toros Andrew Francis

2008 NBA D-League Draft, ROUND 8

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TEAM
SELECTION
1Austin Toros Jahmar Thorpe
2Iowa EnergyMarcus Doss
3Albuquerque Thunderbirds Lorenzo Davis
4Los Angeles D-Fenders Brandon Worthy
5Rio Grande Valley Vipers Lance Parique
6Dakota Wizards Tim Blackwell
7Reno Bighorns Dave Noel
8Utah Flash Eddie Ard
9Anaheim Arsenal Bryce Sheldon
10Erie BayHawks Wesley Fluellen
11Fort Wayne Mad Ants Reggie Nelson
12Bakersfield Jam JeJuan Plair
13Sioux Falls SkyforceMicheal Adams
14Idaho Stampede Rashad West
15Colorado 14ersEric Parker
16Tulsa 66ers Derrick Dial

2008 NBA D-League Draft, ROUND 9

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TEAM
SELECTION
1Tulsa 66ers Dock Wrice
2Colorado 14ersTony Champion
3Idaho Stampede LP Levros
4Sioux Falls Skyforce Keith Benjamin
5Bakersfield Jam DeMarcus Hall
6Fort Wayne Mad Ants Isaiah Kottke
7Erie BayHawks Cliff Clinkscales
8Anaheim Arsenal Ronald Allen
9Utah Flash Casey Love
10Reno Bighorns Marcus Heard
11Dakota Wizards Mike Peeples
12Rio Grande Valley Vipers Keoni Watson
13Los Angeles D-FendersSeth Robinson
14Albuquerque Thunderbirds Mike Strawberry
15Iowa EnergyBrian Evans
16Austin Toros Marshall Brown

2008 NBA D-League Draft, ROUND 10

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TEAM
SELECTION
1Austin Toros O'Neal Mims
2Iowa EnergyJermaine Green
3Albuquerque Thunderbirds Fred Gibson
4Los Angeles D-Fenders John White
5Rio Grande Valley Vipers JR Harrison
6Dakota Wizards Carlos English
7Reno Bighorns John Millsap
8Utah Flash Marcus Malone
9Anaheim Arsenal Chet Mason
10Erie BayHawks Xavier Whipple
11Fort Wayne Mad Ants Sean Sonderleiter
12Bakersfield Jam Ashanti Cook
13Sioux Falls SkyforceGreg Plummer
14Idaho Stampede Ryan Schmidt
15Colorado 14ersSean Davis
16Tulsa 66ers Andres Sandoval