by Matthew Brennan, D-League.com

The 14ers made Eddie Gill the first choice in the 2007 D-League Draft.
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Reviewing The Draft Picks

The 2007 D-League Draft is in the books after all fourteen teams each selected the rights to ten players on Thursday night via telephone conference call. These players will now be heading for training camps with their respective teams as the season is about three weeks away. Click here to view the full training camp roster for each D-League team. Listed below is a team-by-team recap to lend you some information on most of the 140 players that were chosen.

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    Colorado 14ers

    The 14ers selected Eddie Gill with the first overall selection. Gill, who was recently released by the Nets in training camp, has played in 167 NBA games over five seasons, mostly with the Pacers. A 6-0 guard, he scored the 8th millon point in NBA history back in 2001.

    Other selections:

    Kelly Whitney -Low post player starred at Seton Hall
    Julian Sensley - Former Hawaii star played briefly in Spain and Italy last season
    Brandon Dean - Started at point guard for Arkansas RimRockers
    Damien Lolar - Division II All-American played in Colombia last season
    Tyronne Beale
    Marcus Saunders - Participated in D-League Go Pro Challenge
    Lou White - Guard is a veteran of the CBA and USBL
    Chad Bell - Center returns to Colorado, one of four D-League teams in 2006-07
    Antonio Griffin - Selected by Bakersfield in last year's draft

    Dakota Wizards

    The defending champion Wizards selected Carlos Powell with the second overall pick. Powell is a 6-7 forward who played for the Golden State Warriors in preseason and NBA summer league. He dominated the ABL with the New Zealand Breakers last season, averaging 28.2 points per game and earning First-Team All-NBL honors. Powell also played in the Ukraine last season.

    Other selections:

    David Palmer - Guard has played the last two seasons in Japan
    Kibwe Trim - Power forward was an All-NEC player at Sacred Heart
    Blake Ahearn - Guard averaged double-figures all four years at Missouri State
    Aristide Sawadogo - 7-1 center from Clayton State, native of Burkina Faso
    Armein Kirkland - Former Cincinnati star selected by Fort Worth last year
    Will Frisby - 6-8 forward played in France last season
    Donta Richardson - Wyoming star played in Saudi Arabia and Slovakia last season
    Perrin Johnson - Walk-on who earned scholarship at Louisville
    Tony Gipson - 10th round pick by Tulsa last season

    Albuquerque Thunderbirds

    Albuquerque selected eight-year NBA veteran Darvin Ham with the third pick. A 6-7 forward, Ham has appeared in 417 NBA games and participated in training camp with the Dallas Mavericks. He won an NBA champhionship with Detroit back in 2004.

    Other selections:

    Daniel Horton - guard coming off of a solid career at Michigan
    James Smith - 7-foot center out of Marist
    Tiras Wade - Guard has starred in Italy for past two seasons
    Ejike Ugboaja - 2006 second round pick by Cavaliers
    Ali Berdiel - Member of Puerto Rico U21 team, played college ball at Valpo
    Josh Gross
    Micheal Adams - Center played at Youngstown State
    Ramon Dyer - All Conference-USA at Houston
    Tim Smith - 5-8 scorer who starred at East Tennesse State

    Idaho Stampede

    The Stampede tabbed rookie guard Jamaal Tatum with the fourth pick. Tatum is a rookie who starred at Southern Illinois, earning Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year honors. He also participated at the NBA Pre-Draft Camp.

    Other selections:

    Brent Petway - Played at Michigan, in camp with Trail Blazers
    Ricky Woods - Played in last year's Portugese All-Star Game
    Lamar Rice - Forward averaged 17 ppg in Switzerland last season
    Marcus Campbell - Center split time in the D-League between Arkansas and Austin
    Martin Samarco - Rookie earned All-MAC honors at Bowling Green
    Jason Ellis - Former Boise State star will return to Treasure Valley
    Dwuan Rice - First Team All-Conference at Cal St Bakersfield
    Tim Jennings - Guard played in Germany and Ireland last season
    Marlon London - Played college ball at Kansas and Depaul, last played in IBL
    Derrick Stevens - Colorado State product who played in Iceland and WBA

    Rio Grande Valley Vipers

    The Vipers selected CJ Watson with the fifth pick. A 6-2 guard, Watson was in training camp this year with the Bobcats after spengding last season in Italy and Greece.

    Other selections:

    Quin Humphrey - First-team All Horizon at Youngstown State
    Rob Griffin - Forward from Iowa averaged 20 points in CBA last year
    Jason Clark
    Jesse Smith - Center from Idaho State has played last two seasons in Portugal
    Royce Parran - Rookie coming off of solid career at Chicago State
    Craig Winder - Guard who played for Rick Barnes at Texas
    Derrick Allen - Georgia product played at Clark Atlanta and Valdosta State
    John Bunch - Huge center (7-2, 310) out of Monmouth University

    Sioux Falls Skyforce

    Sioux Falls selected former Maryland star Nik Caner-Medley with the 6th pick. A 6-8 forward, Caner-Medley spent last season in Germany.

    Other selections:

    Carl Elliot - Speedy guard out of George Washington
    Jason Klotz -Started at center for Texas Longhorns
    Evan Burns - MWC Freshman of the Year at San Diego State in only college season
    J.C. Mathis
    Ronald Allen - Finished career at Cincinnati after leaving Xavier due to Hurrican Katrina
    Milone Clark - Played in 48 games for Anaheim Arsenal last season
    Michael Joiner
    Sammy Monroe - Averaged 14.6 points for Newberry in 2005-06
    Fred Robinson - Earned spot at D-League Pre-Draft Camp

    Fort Wayne Mad Ants

    Fort Wayne used the 7th pick on Larry Turner. A 6-11 center, Turner was in training camp with the Lakers after finishing his college career at Tennessee State.

    Other selections:

    Lukasz Obrzut - Big man from Kentucky spent time in Pacers camp
    Cory Minniefield - Averaged 20.6 points in CBA last season
    Shagari Alleyne - 7-3 center waived by 76ers in training camp
    Julius Ashby - Played in Japan last season
    Frank Richards - Kansas State product played in Germany last season
    Ron Howard - All-Mid Continent at Valpo, played in Mexico last season
    Nate Gerwig - Kent State forward was in Finland last season
    Anthony Kyle - 5-8 guard played for Chicago in IBL last season
    Casey Love - Averaged 10.7 points in one season at Robert Morris (Ill.)

    Los Angeles D-Fenders

    The D-Fenders selected Jelani McCoy with the eighth pick. A 6-10 forward, McCoy is an eight-year NBA veteran who played in 254 games between 1998 and 2005. He played last season in Spain.

    Other selections:

    Robert Whaley - 2nd round pick by Utah in 2005, played in 23 games for Jazz
    Marcus White - UConn transfer to Purdue, attend D-League Pre-Draft Camp
    Abdoulaye N'Diaye - Big man who played in four games with Sioux Falls last season
    Cecil Brown - All-Big West at UC Santa Barbara
    Darren Cooper - Averaged 18.6 points for Vancouver of IBL
    Martane Freeman - Played in France after finishing college career at Colorado
    Forrest Fisher - D-League Pre-Draft Camp attendee put off basketball to join US Marines
    Ivan Jenkins - NAIA co-Player of the Year at Lambuth
    Damond Williams

    Anaheim Arsenal

    Anaheim selected former Cavalier and Celtic Kedrick Brown with the ninth pick. A 6-7 forward, Brown was the 11th pick in the 2001 NBA Draft, appearing in 143 games over four seasons.

    Other selections:

    Ivan Johnson - First Team All CCAA at Cal State San Bernandino
    Anthony Harris - Ranks sixth in assists at Miami (Fla.)
    Derrick Franklin - Spent time in Uruguay and Venezuela last season
    Tyrone Anderson
    B.J. Walker - All-Conference at Oklahoma City College
    Clarence Sanders - Second Team All-SEC at Ole Miss
    Marquis Webb - Started 121 games at Rutgers
    Lorenzo Williams
    Bruce Brown - All MEAC Tourney at Hampton

    Utah Flash

    The Flash selected Kevin Kruger with the 10th overall pick. A 6-2 guard, Kruger is a rookie out of UNLV who played in the NBA summer league with the Orlando Magic. His father is current UNLV and former Hawks coach Lon Kruger.

    Other selections:

    Michael Cuffee - Averaged 18.5 points in Finland last season
    Aleksandar Ugrinoski
    Lamar Rice - Averaged 17.5 points in Switzerland last season
    Ismail Muhammed - Played college ball at Georgia Tech, played in Iceland in 2006-07
    Trayvon Lathan - Spent time last season in the IBL with Santa Barbara
    Andre Ingram - All Patriot League at American
    Dwayne Shackleford - Played college ball at USC
    Garry Hill-Thomas - Played with Roanoke in D-League before spending last two years in New Zealand
    Tyree Jones - Guard from Eastern Oregon played in IBL

    Tulsa 66ers

    The 66ers chose Glen McGowan with the 11th overall pick. McGowan is a 6-9 forward who starred at Pepperdine before spending the past two seasons in Germany, Turkey, and Belgium.

    Other selections:

    Adam Harrington - Former Dallas Maverick has also played in D-League.
    Dwight Brewington - Starred at Providence, transferred to Libery to finish career
    DeAndre Rice - Second Team All-Sun Belt at Florida Atlantic
    Keith Closs - NBA veteran center who played for Clippers, in CBA in 2006-07
    Micheal Peeples - Played four years at Fairleigh Dickinson
    Rashid Byrd - In training camp this year with Sacramento
    Abe Badmus - Guard who starred at Bucknell
    Schea Cotton - Second Team All-SEC at Alabama, veteran of various pro leagues
    Dwight Jones - NAIA All-American at Houston Baptist

    Austin Toros

    The Toros selected former West Virginia sharpshooter Kevin Pittsnogle with the 12th overall pick. Well known for his NCAA tournament heroics, Pittnogle was a CBA All-Star last season after averaging 19.4 points for the Pittsburgh Xplosion.

    Other selections:

    Carldrell Johnson - Played in Mexico last season, All-C-USA at UAB
    Melvin Council - All NAIA at Robert Morris (Ill.)
    Levi Stukes - Career three-point leader at Georgia
    Ashanti Cook - Started at point guard for Georgetown, played in Germany last year
    Brad Stricker - Spent time in camp with Nuggets before this season
    Daryl Dorsey - Starting point guard for Anaheim Arsenal during 2006-07 season
    Joseph Works - Played in five D-League games for Sioux Falls last sesaon
    Tim Bush - Recently completed college career at Baylor
    Ronald Blackshear - Has played with Huntsville and Tulsa in the D-League

    Bakersfield Jam

    The Jam selected Jamison Brewer with their first selection. A point guard, Brewer has appeared in three different NBA seasons with the Pacers and Knicks. He most recently played for Hollywood of the ABA.

    Other selections:

    James Peters
    Brian Wethers - Guard from Cal coming off good year in Australia
    Donell Williams - Guard was in training camp with Clippers
    Jason Harris - Guard put up big numbers in Australia last season
    O'Neal Mims - Big man played at junior colleges in Texas
    Richard Andrews - Local product played at Cal-St Bakersfield
    Lamar Gayle
    George Williams
    Anthony Wilkins

    Iowa Energy

    The Energy used their first pick at the end of the first round on Dwayne Mitchell, a 6-5 guard out of Louisiana-Lafayette who played in the NBA summer league with the Miami Heat. He averaged 11.1 points last season in France.

    Other selections:

    Jahsha Bluntt - 6-6 swingman, two-time MEAC Player of the Year at Del. State
    Nick Lewis - Big man spent time last year with L.A. D-Fenders
    Rob Summers - 7-footer who played at West Virginia
    Alfred Neale - Former New Mexico star, made cameo with Dakota Wizards last season
    Fabricio Vay - 6-9 Argentinian, has played mostly in Spain
    Mike Efevberha - Guard played briefly for Idaho last season
    James Beasley -7-0 rookie center was in camp with the Hawks this year
    Ian Young - Guard from Auburn played in Germany last season
    Larry House