Kent Brockman
Years ago

NBL players with NBA experience?

With Matt Nielsen being in the news about his attempt to be a Nugget i wonder if we could compile a list of players that have been in the NBL and then gone onto the NBA.

IE did not have NBA experince before playing here

I remember one guy who even went from the Western Australian State League to the play with Atlanta.

Gaze
Bradtke
Anstey
Heal
Rick Brunson
Stephen Jackson
Doug Overton
Ricky Grace ( 10 day contract with Atlanta i think)

any others?

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Hoop Addict  
Years ago

That would be Snoopy Graham. Was a serviceable 2/3 man for the Hawks in the early 90s. Avg'd over 10 for them one year. I believe he only played 10 games in WA. Hit 82 one game and averaged 40s or 50s.

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deak  
Years ago

Todd Lichti, Acie Earl, Chris Jent, Jo Jo English, Charles Thomas, Darnell Mee, Kevin Brooks, Tony Bennett (I believe he had a brief stint with the Kings) . . .

I'm sure there's more but they're the ones that spring to mind

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Seb007  
Years ago

Rogers got into the NBA with the Lakers around 97 with a three week contract. Didn't last long though.

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Dwayne McLain, Wayne Englestad, Lanard Copeland, Kym Taylor, Owen Wells, Brett Brown (asst coach).

I think the first ever Aussie was that Aussie/Lithuanian guy who coached at LSU & helped Shaq with his foul shooting. can't think of his name????

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incognito  
Years ago

Eddie Pabulinski or something like that..

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S Vidmar  
Years ago

Adrian Branch was from the Lakers to Brisbane.

Gold Coast had a guy that played in the NBA after he left.

help me out guys

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S Vidmar  
Years ago

just remembered Ira Bowman

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Was it Leroy Coombe's??

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Rimas Kurtanitis???
Or something similiar??

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Murray Magpie  
Years ago

Winston Crite played for the Bullets and Phoenix.

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Kent Brockman  
Years ago

Bootney are you serious Kym Taylor?

WTF? if you are!!

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Thought I'd throw it in for a giggle.
I just knew that you would say something!

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taylor meek  
Years ago

taylor meek played for the lakers for 5 years ave. 22.3 points a game

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Donald Whiteside.

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Clint Dogg  
Years ago

Donald Whiteside, Fred Hertzog (white guy from gold coast) and Jerry Everett.

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daniel  
Years ago

Reggie Smith for the Newcastle Falcons mid 1990's - played with Portland for a few years.

D-Train.

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Craig  
Years ago

Dane Suttle, Geelong Supercats 1986. He played 46 games for Kansas city kings between 83 to 85. He was unstoppable.

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Craig  
Years ago

Dane Suttle, Geelong Supercats 1986. He played 46 games for Kansas city kings between 83 to 85. He was unstoppable.

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