Scott Pollard

Scott Pollard

Scott Pollard Detroit Pistons Atlanta Hawks Sacramento Kings Indiana Pacers Son of Pearl Pollard the a legendary player at the University of Utah known as “Poison” for his deadly hook shot.   He was a first-round pick by Detroit in 1997, traded to Atlanta...
Skouson Harker

Skouson Harker

Skouson Harker Birmingham Bullets TS Goppingen Akron Wingfoots He was born in Alberta, Canada.  He played college ball at Utah Valley State College, the University of Oregon and Montana State University at Billings.  He was drafted by Huron in 2002 and traded to TS...
King Sisters

King Sisters

King Sisters King Family One of the big band era’s most popular and enduring vocal groups, the King Sisters — Donna, Yvonne, Luise and Alyce — were born and raised in Salt Lake City, UT. Taking their stage name from their father, vocal trainer Daddy...
Shawn Bradley

Shawn Bradley

Philadelphia 76ers New Jersey Nets Dallas Mavericks Played only one season in college at Brigham Young University before serving a mission in Australia.   Drafted second overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1993 Draft.   He is one of the NBA’s great...
Chris Burgess

Chris Burgess

Duke University University of Utah He is aware that, as a member of one of the best college teams in the country, he is a role model. “I think my mission is mainly playing basketball and speaking for the church,” he says. “I am a missionary every...
Tom Chambers

Tom Chambers

Pheonix Suns During the late ’80s and early ’90s, he was were the driving force behind the Phoenix Suns’ high-octane offense. Over the course of five seasons, he guided the Suns to three Western Conference Finals appearances and one trip to the NBA...
Kresimir Cosic

Kresimir Cosic

(1948-1995) The 6-foot-11-inch Cosic played center for B.Y.U. from 1971 to 1973, earning all-Western Athletic Conference selection each season and pacing B.Y.U. to two conference titles. He averaged 19.1 points a game. After leaving B.Y.U., he was drafted for pro...
Devin Durrant

Devin Durrant

He played at Brigham Young University and in 1984 he was named District 7 Player of the Year and a consensus All-American. He was also an Academic All-American twice. In 1984, Durrant was chosen by the Indiana Pacers as the 25th pick in the NBA Draft. He played a...
Travis Hansen

Travis Hansen

Hansen first played college basketball near his hometown of Orem, Utah at Utah Valley State Collage from 1996-1997. After serving as a Mormon  Missionary in Santiago, Chile  for two years, he played basketball at Brigham Young University for three seasons, from...
Vernon Hatton

Vernon Hatton

Cincinnati One of the most renowned players in University of Kentucky history.  He was a guard and the high point man in 1958 when they won the NCAA championship  Drafted #10 overall in the 2nd round of the 1958 NBA draft by...
Verl Heap

Verl Heap

Heap was a standout basketball player at St. Johns High School, at Arizona State University (1942 and 1945-48 – punctuated by a stint in the Air Force during World War II), in the Basketball Association of America (now the NBA) and American Basketball League....
Mel Hutchins

Mel Hutchins

Mel Hutchins played for BYU in the early 50’s. He was an all American, and was the star on the team that won the NIT . He was a four year letterman at BYU, was the second pick in the NBA draft, played 7 years in the NBA and was a 4 time all-star. He has worked...
Casey Jacobsen

Casey Jacobsen

Phoenix Suns He played college basketball at Stanford University until he graduated in 2003.   Selected by the Phoenix Suns in the first round (#22 pick overall) in the 2002 NBA...
Bob King

Bob King

He was the Head Coach for the UNM Lobo Men’s Basketball team with the second most wins, and is also the coach who drafted Larry Bird of the Boston Celtics into collegiete basketball at Indiana State.  In 1993 the UNM Athletics Department christened the floor of...
Greg Kite

Greg Kite

Played for the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers Kite, a 6′ 11″ center played for BYU, He was selected by the Boston Celtics in the 1983 NBA Draft, 21st...
Travis Knight

Travis Knight

Los Angeles Lakers Boston Celtics New York Knicks Selected by the Chicago Bulls in the first round (29th pick overall) of the 1996 NBA draft. ‘  Plays basketball for the LA Lakers as a center and lives in Utah during off...
Mark “Mad Dog” Madsen

Mark “Mad Dog” Madsen

Los Angeles Lakers Minnesota Timberwolves Selected by Los Angeles Lakers in first round (29th pick overall) of the 2000 NBA Draft.   He goes to church every Sunday, refuses to swear and won’t even drink coffee.   Can Mark Madsen make it in the high-flying,...
Larry H. Miller

Larry H. Miller

Utah Jazz He became a co-owner of the Utah Jazz when he purchased a half interest in the team on 11 April 1985 for $8 million.   Just over a year later, in order to prevent the sale and subsequent move of the Utah Jazz to Minnesota, on 16 June 1986 he bought the...
Roland T. Minson

Roland T. Minson

New York Knicks Roland was the first-round draft choice of the New York Knicks in 1951, but he put aside his basketball career for three years of service as an officer in the Navy during the Korean War. Following his release from active duty, the Knicks again offered...
Mark Pope

Mark Pope

Indiana Pacers Milwaukee Bucks Denver Nuggets Son of Pearl Pollard the a legendary player at the University of Utah known as “Poison” for his deadly hook shot.   He was a first-round pick by Detroit in 1997, traded to Atlanta a season later, then waived,...
Kristen Rasmussen

Kristen Rasmussen

Miami Utah Indiana Fever WNBA Forward, Miami signed her as a free agent on June 13, 2000.  Holds Michigan State career blocks record (194).  Named All-Big 10 First Team (2000).   Led the Big Ten in rebounding (9.8 rpg) and double-doubles (16) in...
Fred Roberts

Fred Roberts

Milwaukee Bucks Boston Celtics He was drafted in the second round in 1982 by the Milwaukee Bucks.   He appeared in 66 career playoff games, averaging 6.2 points per game in 16.1 minutes per game.   He reached the 1987 NBA Finals with the Boston...
Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Boston Celtics Served a mission from 84-86  In the 1989 NBA Draft, the Boston Celtics selected Michael Smith of BYU with the 13thselection in the First...
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