Eli Pasquale

A Canadian basketball player was named for Eli Pasquale. He led the Canadian national men's basketball team during two Olympic Games, three FIBA World Championships, and two Pan American Games. He was also a key member of the 1983 World University Games team that won the gold medal by defeating in the semi-finals the United States led by Charles Barkley and Karl Malone and in the finals Yugoslavia led by Drazen Petrovic. Scroll down for more information about his net worth, parents, education, career and more about him. ...

Josh Gray

Joshia Gray famed as Josh Gray is a famous American professional basketball player who plays for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA), on a two-way contract with the Erie BayHawks of the NBA G League. He began his college career at Texas Tech, averaging 26.7 minutes per game, 9.3 points, 3.2 assists and 2.5 steals as a freshman and later he was transferred to Odessa College, averaging 34.7 points, 5.9 assists and 2.7 steals, earning First Team JC All-America honors and the conference MVP in his sophomore season. Overall, he is a very talented basketball player. ...

Scottie Pippen

A retired professional basketball player of America who used to play in the National Basketball Association is named for Scottie Pippen. He is best known for his time with the Chicago Bulls. He has played alongside Michael Jordan on six Chicago Bulls Championship teams. On December 8, 2005, the Chicago Bulls retired his number #33, while his college, University of Central Arkansas, retired his number #33 on January 21, 2010, as well. Overall, he was a very talented basketball player. ...

Ben Simmons

Benjamin David Simmons is an Australian professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for one season with the Louisiana State University (LSU) Tigers, when he was named a consensus first-team All-American and the USBWA National Freshman of the Year. He was selected with the first overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft by the 76ers. He was named the NBA Rookie of the Year in 2018. ...

Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Shu-How Lin is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. He most recently played for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He unexpectedly led a winning turnaround with the New York Knicks in 2012, which generated a global craze known as "Linsanity". Lin is the first American of Chinese or Taiwanese descent to play in the NBA, and one of the few Asian Americans to play in the league. He is also known for his public expression of Christianity....

Lorenzen Wright

Lorenzen Vern-Gagne Wright (1975-2010) was an American professional basketball player who played thirteen seasons in the National Basketball Association. He was drafted 7th overall in the 1996 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Clippers, and also played for the Atlanta Hawks, Memphis Grizzlies, Sacramento Kings and Cleveland Cavaliers. Wright went missing on July 18, 2010, and his body was found several days later, having been shot to death. In December 2017, seven years after his death, Wright's ex-wife Sherra Wright-Robinson was charged with his murder; she was sentenced to 30 years in prison after she was pleaded guilty....

Chris Paul

Christopher Emmanuel Paul famed as Chris Paul is a well-known American professional basketball player who has been playing basketball since his high school. He is currently playing for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award, an NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award, two Olympic gold medals, and led the NBA in assists four times and steals six times. He has also been selected to nine NBA All-Star teams, eight All-NBA teams, and nine NBA All-Defensive teams. He is regarded as one of the very talented basketballer in this modern era....

Jerami Grant

Houston Jerami Grant is an American professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Syracuse Orange....

Bill Russell

An American retired basketball player who used to play center for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1956 to 1969 is named for Bill Russell. He won eleven NBA championships during his thirteen-year career. He is also one of seven players in history to win an NCAA Championship, an NBA Championship, and an Olympic gold medal. He is regarded by many as one of the greatest basketball players of all time. His shot-blocking and man-to-man defense were major reasons for the Celtics' domination of the NBA during his career. He was selected into the NBA 25th Anniversary Team in 1971 and the NBA 35th Anniversary Team in 1980 and named as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History in 1996. In 2007, he was enshrined in the FIBA Hall of Fame....

Kyle Kuzma

Kyle Alexander Kuzma famed as Kyle Kuzma is a professional basketball player who is playing for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is famous for his power forward position on his games. He was drafted 27th by Brooklyn Nets and was promptly traded to the lakers. He was also named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team....