Honorable Draftees

honordraft The Draft Review - The Draft ReviewThe Draft Review’s honorable draftees are comprised of the group of elite basketball players throughout history that were on pace to be drafted by the NBA but did not make it to the pros due to poor off-court behavior, tragedy, or other unforeseen circumstances.

TDR will name honorable draftees based solely on the individual’s performance as a basketball player and the potential they possessed to become a major contributor in the NBA.

ed-warner The Draft Review - The Draft Review
  • Name: Ed Warner
  • Position: Forward
  • Height: 6-3 (1.90m)
  • Weight: 210 (95kg)
  • College Team: CCNY Beavers
  • Nationality: American
  • Birthplace: New York, New York
  • Birthdate: 7/15/1929 - 9/7/2002
  • Draft Class: Would have been a member of the 1952 NBA Draft before being banned for life by the NBA.
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The Draft Review’s honorable draftees are comprised of the group of elite basketball players throughout history that were on pace to be drafted by the NBA but did not make it to the pros due to poor off-court behavior, tragedy, or other unforeseen circumstances. TDR names honorable draftees based solely on the individual’s performance as a basketball player and the potential they possessed to become a major contributor in the NBA.

Article: The Case for Ed Warner

Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

RPG

APG

PPG

1948-49 City College of New York FR.

Freshman Stats Not Available

1949-50 City College of New York

29

43.0

56.7

N/A

N/A

14.8

1950-51 City College of New York

19

N/A

65.3

N/A

N/A

10.1

1951-52 City College of New York

Did Not Play Left School

DIV I Totals

48

N/A

59.6

N/A

N/A

12.4

 

 

ben-wilson The Draft Review - The Draft Review
  • Name: Ben Wilson
  • Position: Small Forward
  • Height: 6-8 (2.03m)
  • Weight: 185 (84kg)
  • H.S. Team: Simeon Wolverines
  • Nationality: American
  • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
  • Birthdate: 3/18/1967 - 11/21/1984
  • Draft Class: Would have been a member of the 1989 NBA Draft before passing away.
nba The Draft Review - The Draft Review
The Draft Review’s honorable draftees are comprised of the group of elite basketball players throughout history that were on pace to be drafted by the NBA but did not make it to the pros due to poor off-court behavior, tragedy, or other unforeseen circumstances. TDR names honorable draftees based solely on the individual’s performance as a basketball player and the potential they possessed to become a major contributor in the NBA.

Article: The Case for Ben Wilson

Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

3PT%

FT%

SPG

BPG

RPG

APG

PPG

1981-82 Simeon H.S.

Played On JV Team

1982-83 Simeon H.S.

Stats Were Not Available

1983-84 Simeon H.S.

31

57.0

 

75.0

N/A

N/A

8.0

5.0

20.0

1984-85 Simeon H.S.

Did not Play Deceased

H.S. Totals

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mu-tiezhu The Draft Review - The Draft Review
  • Name: Mu Tiezhu
  • Position: Center
  • Height: 7-8 (2.34m)
  • Weight: 350 (160kg)
  • INT. Team: Jinan Force
  • Nationality: Chinese
  • Birthplace: Shandong Providence, China
  • Birthdate: 6/1/1949 - 9/14/2008
  • Draft Class: Would have been a member of the 1972 NBA Draft if political environment was different.
nba The Draft Review - The Draft Review
The Draft Review’s honorable draftees are comprised of the group of elite basketball players throughout history that were on pace to be drafted by the NBA but did not make it to the pros due to poor off-court behavior, tragedy, or other unforeseen circumstances. TDR names honorable draftees based solely on the individual’s performance as a basketball player and the potential they possessed to become a major contributor in the NBA.

Article: The Case for Mu Tiezhu

Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

RPG

APG

PPG

1971-72 Jinan Force

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Totals

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

 

chris-street The Draft Review - The Draft Review
  • Name: Chris Street
  • Position: Power Forward
  • Height: 6-8 (2.03m)
  • Weight: 225 (102kg)
  • College Team: Iowa Hawkeyes
  • Nationality: American
  • Birthplace: Indianola, Iowa
  • Birthdate: 2/2/1972 - 1/19/1993
  • Draft Class: Would have been a member of the 1994 NBA Draft before passing away.
nba The Draft Review - The Draft Review
The Draft Review’s honorable draftees are comprised of the group of elite basketball players throughout history that were on pace to be drafted by the NBA but did not make it to the pros due to poor off-court behavior, tragedy, or other unforeseen circumstances. TDR names honorable draftees based solely on the individual’s performance as a basketball player and the potential they possessed to become a major contributor in the NBA.

Article: The Case for Chris Street

Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

3PT%

FT%

SPG

BPG

RPG

APG

PPG

1990-91 Iowa

28

50.0

50.0

64.7

1.0

0.2

5.1

1.1

5.0

1991-92 Iowa

30

56.4

35.7

68.1

1.1

0.4

8.2

1.8

10.6

1992-93 Iowa

15

57.4

22.2

89.2

0.6

0.9

9.5

1.3

14.5

DIV I Totals

73

55.1

31.3

73.2

0.9

0.5

7.3

1.4

9.3

 

wayne-estes The Draft Review - The Draft Review
  • Name: Wayne Estes
  • Position: Forward
  • Height: 6-6 (1.98m)
  • Weight: 225 (102kg)
  • College Team: Utah State Aggies
  • Nationality: American
  • Birthplace: Anaconda, Montana
  • Birthdate: 5/13/1943 - 2/8/1965
  • Draft Class: Would have been a member of the 1965 NBA Draft before passing away.
nba The Draft Review - The Draft Review
The Draft Review’s honorable draftees are comprised of the group of elite basketball players throughout history that were on pace to be drafted by the NBA but did not make it to the pros due to poor off-court behavior, tragedy, or other unforeseen circumstances. TDR names honorable draftees based solely on the individual’s performance as a basketball player and the potential they possessed to become a major contributor in the NBA.

Article: The Case for Wayne Estes

Statistics

SEASONS

GP

FG%

FT%

RPG

APG

PPG

1961-62 Utah State FR.

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

19.5

1962-63 Utah State

27

47.9

83.8

9.5

N/A

20.0

1963-64 Utah State

29

47.2

85.3

13.0

N/A

28.3

1964-65 Utah State

19

48.6

87.8

13.7

N/A

33.7

DIV I Totals

73

48.1

85.6

11.9

N/A

26.7