Alvin Cyrrale Robertson (born July 22 1962 in Barberton, Ohio) is a former professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association from 1984 to 1993, and for one final season in 1995-96. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alvin Robertson"
Andrew Lang (born June 28 1966 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas) is a former professional basketball player in the NBA, who played with the Phoenix Suns, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Milwaukee Bucks, mainly in the role of backup center. He is known infamously in New York during an incident at the Bradley Center involving Knicks star center Patrick Ewing. In December of 1997, Lang and Ewing collided in mid-air. Ewing fell on his wrist and wasn't able to play for the remainder of the regular season, and this is thought to have slowed down his career. Ironically, Lang played side by side with Ewing in New York a few seasons later. ...more on Wikipedia about "Andrew Lang (basketball)"
Corliss Mondari Williamson (born on December 4, 1973 in Russellville, Arkansas) is a basketball player in the National Basketball Association. His nickname is "Big Nasty". ...more on Wikipedia about "Corliss Williamson"
Jannero Pargo (born October 22, 1979 in Chicago, Illinois) is a professional basketball player with the Chicago Bulls. He has also played for the Los Angeles Lakers and Toronto Raptors. He attended the University of Arkansas. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jannero Pargo"
Joe Marcus Johnson (born June 29 1981 in Little Rock, Arkansas) is an NBA basketball player, currently a member of the Atlanta Hawks. After two seasons at the University of Arkansas, he was selected 10th overall by the Boston Celtics in the 2001 NBA Draft. While playing for the Razorbacks, Johnson the team in scoring, averaging 16.0 points per game, and rebounding, averaging 5.7 rebounds per game, becoming the first freshman in the school's history to lead the team in both. He was the first Arkansas player since NBA player Corliss Williamson ( 1994- 1995) to lead the team in scoring and rebounding. ...more on Wikipedia about "Joe Johnson (basketball)"
Joseph William Kleine (born January 4, 1962 in Colorado Springs, Colorado) is a former professional basketball player in the NBA. A seven-foot center from the University of Arkansas, Kleine was selected by the Sacramento Kings with the sixth pick in the 1985 NBA Draft. Kleine went on to have a fifteen-year NBA career, playing with the Kings as well as the Boston Celtics, Phoenix Suns, Los Angeles Lakers, New Jersey Nets, Chicago Bulls, and Portland Trail Blazers. He won an NBA Championship ring in 1998 as a reserve for the Bulls. ...more on Wikipedia about "Joe Kleine"
Matt Jones (born April 22, 1983), is a football player (more specifically a wide receiver) for the National Football League's Jacksonville Jaguars (jersey number: 18). He was selected by the team in the first round of the 2005 NFL draft as the 21st player chosen overall. Although Jones was primarily a quarterback at the University of Arkansas and Northside High School in Fort Smith, Arkansas, the Jaguars converted him to receiver due to his size (6'-6", 230 pounds), and surprising mobility (he's been timed at under 4.4 seconds in the 40-yard-dash), ostensibly to create matchup problems with opposing defenders who are generally far smaller. ...more on Wikipedia about "Matt Jones (football player)"
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Oliver J. Miller (born April 6, 1970 in Fort Worth, Texas) is a former basketball player in the NBA, well-known for his large size (6-foot-8, over 300 pounds). After graduating from University of Arkansas, he was drafted by the Phoenix Suns as 22nd overall pick in the 1992 NBA Draft. He went on to play for many NBA teams, including the Toronto Raptors. ...more on Wikipedia about "Oliver Miller"
Ronald Charles Brewer (born September 16 1955 in Fort Smith, Arkansas) is an American former basketball player. A 6'4" guard from the University of Arkansas, he was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round of the 1978 NBA Draft. He spent eight seasons in the league with six teams -- the Trail Blazers, San Antonio Spurs, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, New Jersey Nets, and Chicago Bulls -- and finished his career in 1986 with 5,971 total points. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ron Brewer"
Scotty Thurman is a professional basketball player, perhaps best known as the Arkansas Razorbacks shooting guard who hit the win-clinching high-arcing three-pointer with approximately 53 seconds remaining in the 1994 NCAA Basketball Championship game, Thurman played collegiately for the Razorbacks during the 1993 and 1994 seasons. After leading Arkansas to the 1994 National Championship along with teammate and future NBA player Corliss Williamson, Thurman left college early to make himself available for the 1995 NBA Draft. In what was a surprise to some fans and analysts, he was not selected. He tried out unsuccessfully with the New Jersey Nets before settling with the CBA's Shreveport Storm (now defunct) in 1995-96. Throughout his career, Thurman has played basketball in foreign countries including Cyprus, Greece, Lebanon and Macedonia, and played for the ABA's semi-professional Arkansas RimRockers in their inaugural season. ...more on Wikipedia about "Scotty Thurman"
Born in Little Rock, Arkansas on September 21 1957, Sidney Moncrief's impact on Arkansas basketball cannot be measured. Moncrief led the Arkansas trio known as "The Triplets" to the 1978 Final Four, which ended in a win in the last NCAA Consolation Game versus #6 Notre Dame. Moncrief went on to 11 seasons in the NBA, and was one of the most highly regarded NBA players of the 1980's. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sidney Moncrief"
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