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Georgia Tech in Professional Basketball

From Jim Nolan to Josh Okogie

GEORGIA TECH’S NBA AND ABA PLAYERS

PLAYERDATACAREER
ALADE AMINU
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
Years at Tech: 2005-09
NBA draft: free agent - signed with Miami, 2010
NBA debut: 2010 (Miami Heat)
Current team: overseas
Miami Heat (2010-11)
KENNY ANDERSON
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Years at Tech: 1989-91
NBA draft: 1st round/2nd pick by New Jersey, 1991
NBA debut: 1991 (New Jersey Nets)
Current team: retired in 2005
New Jersey Nets (1991-96)
Charlotte Hornets (1995-96)
Portland Trail Blazers (1996-98)
Boston Celtics (1998-2002)
Seattle Supersonics (2002-03)
New Orleans Hornets (2002-03)
Indiana Pacers (2003-04)
Atlanta Hawks (2004-05)
Los Angeles Clippers (2004-05)
DREW BARRY
Hometown: Danville, Calif.
Years at Tech: 1992-96
NBA draft: 2nd round by Seattle, 1996
NBA debut: 1998 (Atlanta Hawks)
Current team: retired in 2000
Atlanta Hawks (1997-98)
Seattle Supersonics (1998-99)
Golden State Warriors (1999-2000)
Atlanta Hawks (1999-2000)
JON BARRY
Hometown: Danville, Calif.
Years at Tech: 1990-92
NBA draft: 1st round/21st overall pick by Boston, 1992
NBA debut: 1992 (Milwaukee Bucks)
Current team: retired in 2006
Milwaukee Bucks (1992-95)
Golden State Warriors (1995-96)
Atlanta Hawks (1996-97)
Los Angeles Lakers (1997-98)
Sacramento Kings (1999-2001)
Detroit Pistons (2001-2003)
Denver Nuggets (2003-04)
Atlanta Hawks (2004-05)
Houston Rockets (2004-06)
TRAVIS BEST
Hometown: Springfield, Mass.
Years at Tech: 1991-95
NBA draft: 1st round/22nd pick by Indiana, 1995
NBA debut: 1995 (Indiana Pacers)
Current team: retired from NBA in 2005, overseas in 2009
Indiana Pacers (1995-2002)
Chicago Bulls (2001-02)
Miami Heat (2002-03)
Dallas Mavericks (2003-04)
New Jersey Nets (2004-05)
CHRIS BOSH
Hometown: Lancaster, Texas
Years at Tech: 2002-03
NBA draft: 1st round/4th pick by Toronto, 2003
NBA debut: 2003 (Toronto Raptors)
Current team: retired in 2016
Toronto Raptors (2004-10)
Miami Heat (2010-16)
WILL BYNUM
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
Years at Tech: 2003-05
NBA draft: free agent - signed with Boston, 2005
NBA debut: 2005 (Golden State Warriors)
Current team: retired from NBA in 2015, from overseas in 2016
Golden State Warriors (2005-06)
Detroit Pistons (2008-14)
Washington Wizards (2014-15)
JIM CALDWELL
Hometown: Lawrenceburg, Ind.
Years at Tech: 1962-65
NBA draft: 3rd round by Los Angeles Lakers, 1965
NBA debut: 1967 (New York Knicks)
Current team: retired in 1969
New York Knicks (1967-68)
New Jersey Americans (1967-68)
Kentucky Colonels (1967-69)
JASON COLLIER
Hometown: Springfield, Ohio
Years at Tech: 1998-2000
NBA draft: 1st round/15th pick by Milwaukee, 2000 (traded to Houston)
NBA debut: 2000 (Houston Rockets)
Current team: died in 2005 while a member of the Atlanta Hawks
Houston Rockets (2000-03)
Atlanta Hawks (2003-05)
JAVARIS CRITTENTON
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
Years at Tech: 2006-07
NBA draft: 1st round/19th pick by Los Angeles Lakers, 2007
NBA debut: 2007 (Los Angeles Lakers)
Current team: retired in 2009
Los Angeles Lakers (2007-08)
Memphis Grizzlies (2007-09)
Washington Wizards (2008-09)
DERRICK FAVORS
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
Years at Tech: 2009-10
NBA draft: 1st round/4th pick by New Jersey in 2010
NBA debut: 2010 New Jersey Nets
Current team: active/free agent
New Jersey Nets (2010-11)
Utah Jazz (2010-19)
New Orleans Pelicans (2019-20)
DUANE FERRELL
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
Years at Tech: 1984-88
NBA draft: free agent - signed with Atlanta, 1988
NBA debut: 1988 (Atlanta Hawks)
Current team: retired in 1999
Atlanta Hawks (1988-94)
Indiana Pacers (1994-97)
Golden State Warriors (1997-99)
MATT GEIGER
Hometown: Clearwater, Fla.
Years at Tech: 1990-92
NBA draft: 2nd round by Miami, 1992
NBA debut: 1992 (Miami Heat)
Current team: retired in 2002
Miami Heat (1992-95)
Charlotte Hornets (1995-98)
Philadelphia 76ers (1998-2002)
MARCUS GEORGES-HUNT
Hometown: College Park, Ga.
Years at Tech: 2012-16
NBA draft: free agent - signed with Miami, 2017
NBA debut: 2017 (Miami Heat)
Current team: overseas
Miami Heat (2016-17)
Orlando Magic (2016-17)
Minnesota Timberwolves (2017-18)
DION GLOVER
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
Years at Tech: 1997-99
NBA draft: 1st round/20th overall pick by Atlanta, 1999
NBA debut: 1999 (Atlanta Hawks)
Current team: retired in 2005
Atlanta Hawks (1999-04)
Toronto Raptors (2003-04)
San Antonio Spurs (2004-05)
TOM HAMMONDS
Hometown: Crestview, Fla.
Years at Tech: 1985-89
NBA draft: 1st round/9th pick by Washington, 1999
NBA debut: 1989 (Washington Bullets)
Current team: retired in 2001
Washington Bullets (1989-92)
Charlotte Hornets (1992-93)
Denver Nuggets (1992-97)
Minnesota Timberwolves (1997-2001)
MATT HARPRING
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
Years at Tech: 1994-98
NBA draft: 1st round/15th pick by Orlando, 1998
NBA debut: 1998 (Orlando Magic)
Current team: retired in 2010
Orlando Magic (1998-2000)
Cleveland Cavaliers (2000-01)
Philadelphia 76ers (2001-02)
Utah Jazz (2002-09)
JARRETT JACK
Hometown: Fort Washington, Md.
Years at Tech: 2002-05
NBA draft: 1st round/22nd pick by Denver, 2005 (traded to Portland)
NBA debut: 2005 (Portland Trail Blazers)
Current team: active/free agent
Portland Trail Blazers (2005-08)
Indiana Pacers (2008-09)
Toronto Raptors (2009-11)
New Orleans Hornets (2010-12)
Golden State Warriors (2012-13)
Cleveland Cavaliers (2013-14)
Brooklyn Nets (2014-16)
New Orleans Pelicans (2016-17)
New York Knicks (2017-18)
ALVIN JONES
Hometown: Lakeland, Fla.
Years at Tech: 1997-2001
NBA draft: 2nd round by Philadelphia, 2001
NBA debut: 2001 (Philadelphia 76ers)
Current team: retired in 2002
Philadelphia 76ers (2001-02)
GANI LAWAL
Hometown: Norcross, Ga.
Years at Tech: 2007-10
NBA draft: 2nd round by Phoenix, 2010
NBA debut: 2011 (Phoenix Suns)
Current team: overseas
Phoenix Suns (2010-11)
MALCOLM MACKEY
Hometown: Chattanooga, Tenn.
Years at Tech: 1989-93
NBA draft: 1st round/27th pick by Phoenix, 1993
NBA debut: 1993 (Phoenix Suns)
Current team: retired in 1994
Phoenix Suns (1993-94)
STEPHON MARBURY
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Years at Tech: 1995-96
NBA draft: 1st round/4th pick by Milwaukee, 1996 (traded to Minnesota)
NBA debut: 1996 Minnesota Timberwolves
Current team: retired from NBA 2009, from Chinese Basketball Association in 2018
Minnesota Timberwolves (1996-99)
New Jersey Nets (1998-2001)
Phoenix Suns (2001-04)
New York Knicks (2003-08)
Boston Celtics (2008-09)
ANTHONY MORROW
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
Years at Tech: 2004-08
NBA draft: free agent - signed with Golden State, 2008
NBA debut: 2008 (Golden State Warriors)
Current team: retired in 2017
Golden State Warriors (2008-10)
New Jersey Nets (2010-12)
Atlanta Hawks (2012-13)
New Orleans Pelicans (2013-14)
Oklahoma City Thunder (2014-17)
Chicago Bulls (2016-17)
CRAIG NEAL
Hometown: Washington, Ind.
Years at Tech: 1983-88
NBA draft: 3rd round by Portland, 1988
NBA debut: 1988 (Portland Trail Blazers)
Current team: retired in 1991
Portland Trail Blazers (1988-89)
Miami Heat (1988-89)
Denver Nuggets (1990-91)
IVANO NEWBILL
Hometown: Macon, Ga.
Years at Tech: 1990-94
NBA draft: free agent - signed with Detroit, 1994
NBA debut: 1994 (Detroit Pistons)
Current team: retired in 1998
Detroit Pistons (1994-95)
Atlanta Hawks (1996-97)
Vancouver Grizzlies (1997-98)
JIM NOLAN
Hometown: Macon, Ga.
Years at Tech: 1945-49
NBA draft: 2nd round by Philadelphia, 1949
NBA debut: 1949 (Philadelphia Warriors)
Current team: retired in 1950
Philadelphia Warriors (1949-50)
JOSH OKOGIE
Hometown: Snellville, Ga.
Years at Tech: 2016-18
NBA draft: 1st round/20th pick by Minnesota, 2018
NBA debut: 2018 (Minnesota Timberwolves)
Current team: Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves (2018-present)
BRIAN OLIVER
Hometown: Smyrna, Ga.
Years at Tech: 1986-90
NBA draft: 2nd round by Philadelphia, 1990
NBA debut: 1990 (Philadelphia 76ers)
Current team: retired from NBA in 1998, from Italian Basketball League in 2007
Philadelphia 76ers (1990-92)
Washington Bullets (1994-95)
Atlanta Hawks (1997-98)
MARK PRICE
Hometown: Enid, Okla.
Years at Tech: 1982-85
NBA draft: 2nd round by Dallas in 1986 (traded to Cleveland)
NBA debut: 1986 (Cleveland Cavaliers)
Current team: retired in 1998
Cleveland Cavaliers (1986-95)
Washington Bullets (1995-96)
Golden State Warriors (1996-97)
Orlando Magic (1997-98)
GLEN RICE, JR.
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
Years at Tech: 2009-12
NBA draft: 2nd round by Philadelphia, 2013 (traded to Washington)
NBA debut: 2013 (Washington Wizards)
Current team: overseas
Washington Wizards (2013-15)
JOHN SALLEY
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Years at Tech: 1982-85
NBA draft: 1st round/11th pick by Detroit, 1986
NBA debut: 1986 (Detroit Pistons)
Current team: retired in 2000
Detroit Pistons (1986-92)
Miami Heat (1992-95)
Toronto Raptors (1995-96)
Chicago Bulls (1995-96)
Los Angeles Lakers (1999-2000)
LUKE SCHENSCHER
Hometown: Hope Forest, South Australia
Years at Tech: 2001-05
NBA draft: free agent - signed with Denver Nuggets, 2005
NBA debut: 2006 (Chicago Bulls)
Current team: retired from NBA in 2007, from Australian Basketball League in 2017
Chicago Bulls (2005-06)
Portland Trail Blazers (2006-07)
DENNIS SCOTT
Hometown: Reston, Va.
Years at Tech: 1987-90
NBA draft: 1st round/4th pick by Orlando, 1990
NBA debut: 1990 (Orlando Magic)
Current team: retired in 2000
Orlando Magic (1990-97)
Dallas Mavericks (1997-98)
Phoenix Suns (1997-98)
New York Knicks (1998-99)
Minnesota Timberwolves (1998-99)
Vancouver Grizzlies (1999-2000)
IMAN SHUMPERT
Hometown: Oak Park, Ill.
Years at Tech: 2008-11
NBA draft: 1st round/17th pick by New York, 2011
NBA debut: 2011 (New York Knicks)
Current team: active/free agent
New York Knicks (2011-15)
Cleveland Cavaliers (2014-18)
Sacramento Kings (2018-19)
Houston Rockets (2018-19)
Brooklyn Nets (2019-20)
BROOK STEPPE
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
Years at Tech: 1979-82
NBA draft: 1st round/17th pick by Kansas City, 1982
NBA debut: 1982 (Kansas City Kings)
Current team: retired in 1989
Kansas City Kings (1982-83)
Indiana Pacers (1983-84)
Detroit Pistons (1984-85)
Sacramento Kings (1986-87)
Portland Trail Blazers (1988-89)
FRED VINSON
Hometown: Murfreesboro, N.C.
Years at Tech: 1991-94
NBA draft: free agent - signed with Atlanta, 1994
NBA debut: 1994 (Atlanta Hawks)
Current team: retired in 2000
Atlanta Hawks (1994-95)
Seattle Supersonics (1999-2000)
PHIL WAGNER
Hometown: Cynthiana, Ky.
Years at Tech: 1965-68
NBA draft: 6th round by Atlanta, 1968
NBA debut: 1968 (Indiana Pacers)
Current team: retired in 1969
Indiana Pacers (1968-69)
MARIO WEST
Hometown: Douglasville, Ga.
Years at Tech: 2003-07
NBA draft: free agent - signed with Atlanta, 2007
NBA debut: 2007 (Atlanta Hawks)
Current team: retired from NBA in 2011, overseas in 2015
Atlanta Hawks (2007-10)
New Jersey Nets (2010-11)
THADDEUS YOUNG
Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.
Years at Tech: 2006-07
NBA draft: 1st round/12th pick by Philadelphia, 2007
NBA debut: 2007 (Philadelphia)
Current team: Chicago Bulls
Philadelphia 76ers (2007-14)
Minnesota Timberwolves (2014-15)
Brooklyn Nets (2014-16)
Indiana Pacers (2016-19)
Chicago Bulls (2019-20)

#PROJACKETS PLAYING OVERSEAS

PLAYERYEARS AT GEORGIA TECHCAREER STATSMOST RECENT TEAMCOUNTRY
Tony Akins1998-2001BioSK KnightsSouth Korea
Brandon Alston2017-19BioTeam Ehringen UrspringGermany
Alade Aminu2005-09BioPolski Cukier TorunPoland
James Banks III2018-20BioHapoel Beer ShevaIsreal
D'Andre Bell2005-10Bioretired in 2014
Will Bynum1997-99BioBivouac (Big3)United States
Lewis Clinch2005-09Bioretired in 2019
Demarco Cox2014-15BioQuimperFrance
B.J. Elder2001-05Bioretired in 2014
Mouhammad Faye2007-08BioPromithiasGreece
Shaun Fein1999-2001Bioretired in 2014
Zam Fredrick2005-06Bioretired in 2014
Marcus George-Hunt2012-16BioGuangzhouChina
Dion Glover1997-99BioBivouac (Big3)United States
Trae Golden2013-14BioBahcesehir Koleji IstanbulTurkey
Abdoulaye Gueye2015-19BioAshdodIsreal
Josh Heath2014-17BioLeuven BearsBelgium
Kammeon Holsey2010-14BioMykolaivUkraine
Tadric Jackson2014-18BioSentjurSlovenia
Nick Jacobs2015-16Bioretired in 2018
Ben Lammers2014-18BioALBA BerlinGermany
Gani Lawal2007-10BioFukuoka RizingJapan
Stephon Marbury1995-96Bioretired in 2018
Anthony McHenry2001-05BioShinshu BWJapan
Daniel Miller2010-14BioSendai 89ersJapan
Maurice "Moe" Miller2007-11Bioretired in 2014
Charles Mitchell2014-16BioNiigata AlbirexJapan
Anthony Morrow1995-99BioBivouac (Big3)United States
Isma'il Muhammad2001-05Bioretired in 2014
Ed Nelson2001-03Bioretired in 2014
Brian Oliver1986-90Bioretired in 2007
Brian Oliver2009-11BioArtland DragonsGermany
Jim Nystrom2002-04Bioretired in 2004
Zachery Peacock2006-10BioJL Bourg BasketFrance
Glen Rice, Jr.2009-12BioJuventusLithuania
Robert Sampson2014-15BioCSM FocsaniRomania
Avi Schafer2017-18BioMikawa Sea HorsesJapan
Luke Schenscher2001-05Bioretired in 2017
Adam Smith2015-16BioIonikos NikaiasGreece
Jeremis Smith2004-08BioBiguaUruguay
Quinton Stephens2013-17BioCorunaSoain
Lance Storrs2007-11Bioretired in 2015
Mfon Udofia2009-13Bioretired in 2017
Mario West2003-07BioGhost Ballers (Big3)United States
James White2015-16BioUral EkaterinburgRussia
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