Latest Comments
  • Kelly Coleman
    Kelly coleman was injured in the all star game aga...
    19.11.15 07:13
    By seth
  • Charles Paulk
    my cousin charles we are going to misd him gone bu...
    08.11.15 16:05
    By cheryl paulk
  • Rudy Jackson
    Hey Rudy. This is your old buddy Rick from BRC. Yo...
    29.10.15 00:50
    By Rick Florez
  • Gary Stewart
    28.10.15 16:29
    By Steve5177
  • Reggie Hannah
    Big Reg lived down the street 3rd ave, great playe...
    26.10.15 15:27
    By Derrick Hurd
  • Russell Bowers
    I trained with him
    24.10.15 20:47
    By Terrell Bradley
  • Leroy McDonald
    I played with Leroy McDonald at Massanutten Milita...
    14.10.15 17:11
    By charles cheesman
  • John Johnson
    he is my gym teacher 8)
    14.10.15 00:10
    By griffin



Dominican Republic E-mail
  • League: LIDOBA (Dominican Basketball Federation)
  • Continent: South America
  • Nationality: Dominican

Country Background:
Explored and claimed by Columbus on his first voyage in 1492, the island of Hispaniola became a springboard for Spanish conquest of the Caribbean and the American mainland. In 1697, Spain recognized French dominion over the western third of the island, which in 1804 became Haiti. The remainder of the island, by then known as Santo Domingo, sought to gain its own independence in 1821, but was conquered and ruled by the Haitians for 22 years; it finally attained independence as the Dominican Republic in 1844. In 1861, the Dominicans voluntarily returned to the Spanish Empire, but two years later they launched a war that restored independence in 1865. A legacy of unsettled, mostly non-representative, rule for much of its subsequent history was brought to an end in 1966 when Joaquin BALAGUER became president. He maintained a tight grip on power for most of the next 30 years when international reaction to flawed elections forced him to curtail his term in 1996. Since then, regular competitive elections have been held in which opposition candidates have won the presidency. The Dominican economy has had one of the fastest growth rates in the hemisphere over the past decade.
Sources: CIA World Factbook, November 2004

(6) Draft Picks
Rd Pick Overall Year Name Pos. Drafted By
1 1 1 2015 Karl-Anthony Towns C/PF Minnesota
1 23 23 2005 Francisco Garcia SF/SG Sacramento
2 26 55 2004 Luis Flores PG Houston
1 24 24 1998 Felipe Lopez SG San Antonio
2 14 39 1988 Tito Horford C Milwaukee
2 24 49 1988 Jose Vargas C/PF Dallas

Add comment

Security code