The Journey: Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Destinations
by: Jonathan Givony - President
November 6, 2007
Wondering where your favorite college player ended up after going undrafted this past June? In how many places can college graduates with a talent to play basketball find a source of employment? Well here’s the full list.

Leagues are ranked subjectively from best to worst, except for the D-League.

2006 Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Destination List

Free Agents

Jared Jordan (Marist) [Drafted, traded, and then cut]
Derrick Byars (Vanderbilt) [Drafted, cut by 76ers]
Terrence Roberts (Syracuse) [healthy after injury]
Anthony Tolliver (Creighton) [just cut by Cleveland]
Mustafa Shakur (Arizona) [just cut by Sacramento]
Curtis Sumpter (Villanova) [left Germany for “personal reasons”]
Dan Nwaelele (Air Force) [unable to escape commitment to the Air Force]
Jeremy Hunt (Memphis)
Jamon Gordon (Virginia Tech)
Rashad Jones-Jennings (Arkansas-Little Rock)
Lester Abram (Michigan)
Jacob Burtschi (Air Force) [unable to escape commitment to the Air Force]
Melvin Buckley (South Florida)
Grant Stout (Northern Iowa) [underwent heart surgery]
Sammy Sharp (Troy)
Regis Koundjia (George Washington)
Daryll Hill (St. John’s)
Oliver Lafayette (Houston)
Ross DeRogatis (San Diego)
Gil Goodrich (Bowie State)
Antonio Graves (Pitt)
Rich McBride (Illinois)
Will Whittington (Marist)
Ronald Alexander (Mississippi Valley State)
Jamaal Brown (Oklahoma State)

NBA

Darryl Watkins (Syracuse) [Sacramento]
Brandon Wallace (South Carolina) [Boston]
Coby Karl (Boise State) [Los Angeles Lakers]
Joel Anthony (UNLV) [Miami]
Mario West (Georgia Tech) [Atlanta]
Courtney Sims (Michigan) [Indiana]

NBA Developmental League

Marcus Williams (Arizona) [Left college with 2 years of eligibility, cut by Spurs]
Sammy Mejia (DePaul) [cut by Pistons]
Jamaal Tatum (Southern Illinois)
Justin Cage (Xavier)
Wendell White (UNLV)
Carl Elliott (George Washington)
Kevin Kruger (UNLV)
Jahsha Bluntt (Delaware State)
Larry Turner (Tennessee State)
Brent Petway (Michigan)
James Smith (Marist)
Quin Humphrey (Youngstown State)
DeAndre Rice (Florida Atlantic)
Shagari Alleyne (~Kentucky)
Levi Stukes (Georgia)
Abdoulaye Ndiaye (Southern Cal)
Blake Ahearn (Missouri State)
Earl Calloway (Indiana)
Lodrick Stewart (Southern Cal)
Roderick Wilmont (Indiana)
Clarence Sanders (Mississppi)
Dwight Brewington (Liberty)
Elijah Ingram (New Mexico State)
B.A. Walker (VCU)
Steve Barnes (Southern Utah)
Royce Parran (Chicago State)
Martin Samarco (Bowling Green)
Tyronne Beale (Bowie State)

Spanish ACB

Ivan Radenovic (Arizona)

Italian A1 (Lega)

DaShaun Wood (Wright State)
Russell Carter (Notre Dame)
Mohamed Abukar (San Diego State)
Engin Atsur (N.C. State)
Colin Falls (Notre Dame)
Will Sheridan (Villanova)

Russian Suproleague

None

Greek AI


Ibrahim Jaaber (Penn)
David Teague (Purdue)
Antanas Kavaliauskas (Texas A&M)
Lee Humphrey (Florida)
Levon Kendell (Pitt)
Ian Vouyoukas (St. Louis)

Turkish D1

Quinton Hosley (Fresno State)
Gary Neal (Towson)
Warren Carter (Illinois)
Sean Marshall (Boston College)
Cartier Martin (Kansas State)
Mike Jones (Maryland)
Keith Simmons (Holy Cross)

Israeli Premier League

Clif Brown (Niagara)
Ekene Ibekwe (Maryland)
Aaron Nixon (Long Beach State)
Nate Carter (Oklahoma)
KeJuan Johnson (Long Beach State)

French Pro A

Zabian Dowdell (Virginia Tech)
Brandon Heath (San Diego State)
Wen Mukubu (UAB)
Justin Doellman (Xavier)
Dustin Salisbery (Temple)
Ahmet Gueye (Hawaii)
Alan Wiggins Jr (San Francisco)

Italian Lega Due

J.R. Reynolds (Virginia)
Mike Nardi (Villanova)
Issac Wells (Arkansas State) [left school one year early]
Aaron Johnson (New Mexico)

Adriatic League

Trey Johnson (Jackson State)
Tre Kelley (South Carolina)
Luke Anderson (Minnesota State-Mankato)

German Bundesliga

Bobby Brown (Cal-State Fullerton)
Kyle Visser (Wake Forest)
Caleb Green (Oral Roberts)
Coleman Collins (Virginia)
Derek Raivio (Gonzaga)
Nate Funk (Creighton)
Nathan Peavy, (Miami-Ohio)
Vernon Hamilton (Clemson)
Frank Young (West Virginia)
Alexander Starr (Centenary)
Yassin Idbihi (Buffalo)
Zack Whiting (Chaminade)
Dan Cage (Vanderbilt)
Kyle Wilson (Wichita State)
Jason Cain (Virginia)

Belgian D1

Jamar Wilson (Albany)
Matt Lojeski (Hawaii)
Ron Lewis (Ohio State)
Mario Boggan (Oklahoma State)

Ukranian Superleague

None

Spanish LEB (Gold)

Jarrius Jackson (Texas Tech)
Ryvon Covile (Detroit)
Kammron Taylor (Wisconsin)
Lamont Hamilton (St. John’s)
Romeo Travis (Akron)
Matt Webster (Evansville)
Chris McNaughton (Bucknell)

Lithuanian LKL/Baltic League

Brian Cusworth (Harvard)

Polish DBL

Ayinde Ubaka (Cal)
James Hughes (Northern Illinois)
Torrell Martin (Winthrop)
Ruben Boykin (Northern Arizona)
Carlos Rivera (Hofstra)
Dion Harris (Michigan)
Valdas Vasylius (Old Dominion)
Drew Williams (Old Dominion)
Christian Burns (Philadelphia)
DJ Thompson (Appalachian State)

Australian NBL

Craig Bradshaw (Winthrop)
Dontaye Draper (Charleston)
Matthew Knight (Loyola-Marymount)

French Pro B

Rashaun Freeman (UMass)
Ken Tutt (Oral Roberts)
Brandon Crone (Butler)

Dutch Eredivisie

Avis Wyatt (Virginia State)
McHugh Mattis (South Florida)
Todd Abernethy (Ole Miss)
Dane Bradshaw (Tennessee)
Andre Harris (Fairleigh Dickinson)

Cyprus AI

Loren Stokes (Hofstra)
Will Franklin (Bradley)

Sweden Basketligan

Darnell Lazare (LSU)

Czech Republic NBL

Blake Schilb (Loyola-Chicago)

Others

De’Angelo Alexander (Charlotte) [ULEB Cup/Romania]
Chaz Crawford (Drexel) [Turkish 2nd Division]
David Monds (Oklahoma State) [Turkish 2nd Division]
Quinton Day (Missouri-Kansas City) [Hungry]
Bam Doyne, Mississippi (Ole Miss) [Hungary]
Larry Blair (Liberty) [Hungary]
Major Wingate (Tennessee-Greece) [China]
Keena Young (Brigham Young) [Korea]
Keoni Watson (Idaho) [German 2nd Division]
Ivan Harris (Ohio State) [Finland]
Belton Rivers (Tennessee Tech) [Republic of Georgia]
Stephen Sir (Northern Arizona) [Switzerland]
Derek Stockalper (Cal Poly) [Switzerland]
Andre Smith (North Dakota State) [Switzerland]
Stefan Blaszczynski (Nicholls State) [Australian 2nd Division]
Chaz Spicer (Utah State) [Japan 2nd Division]
Jesse Pellot-Rosa (VCU) [New York Jets, NFL]
 
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Jared Jordan
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 183 lbs.
Birthday: 10/14/1984
31 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Kingswood-Oxford
Previous Team: Tuebingen , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 2, Pick #15 in 2007 Draft
by the Clippers
Positions:
Current: PG,
NBA: PG,
Possible: PG
Quick Stats:
7.0 Pts, 3.9 Rebs, 8.5 Asts


Derrick Byars
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 7"
Weight: 215 lbs.
Birthday: 04/25/1984
32 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Ridgeway
Previous Team: Aguada , PRO
Drafted: Rnd 2, Pick #12 in 2007 Draft
by the Trailblazers
Positions:
Current: SG/SF,
NBA: SG/SF,
Possible:
Quick Stats:
15.3 Pts, 7.3 Rebs, 2.5 Asts


Terrence Roberts
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 9"
Weight: 228 lbs.
Birthday: 08/16/1984
31 Years Old
Teams:
High School: St. Anthony
Previous Team: Syracuse , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PF,
NBA: PF,
Possible:
Quick Stats:
6.9 Pts, 3.9 Rebs, 0.7 Asts


Anthony Tolliver
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 8"
Weight: 242 lbs.
Birthday: 06/01/1985
31 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Kickapoo
Previous Team: Pistons , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PF/C,
NBA: PF/C,
Possible: PF/C
Quick Stats:
5.2 Pts, 3.1 Rebs, 0.7 Asts


Mustafa Shakur
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 183 lbs.
Birthday: 08/19/1984
31 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Friends Central
Previous Team: Ludwigsburg , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PG,
NBA: PG,
Possible: PG
Quick Stats:
14.1 Pts, 3.2 Rebs, 4.8 Asts


Curtis Sumpter
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 8"
Weight: 227 lbs.
Birthday: 01/31/1984
32 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Bishop Loughlin Memorial
Previous Team: Villanova , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: SF/PF,
NBA: SF,
Possible: SF/PF
Quick Stats:
5.6 Pts, 4.1 Rebs, 1.1 Asts


Dan Nwaelele
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 206 lbs.
Birthday: 03/05/1984
32 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Inglemoor
Previous Team: Santa Cruz , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: SG/SF,
NBA: SG,
Possible: SG
Quick Stats:
13.1 Pts, 4.1 Rebs, 2.4 Asts


Jeremy Hunt
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 198 lbs.
Birthday: 08/18/1983
32 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Craigmont
Previous Team: Memphis , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: SG,
NBA: SG,
Possible: SG
Quick Stats:
1.7 Pts, 1.3 Rebs, 0.9 Asts


Jamon Gordon
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 215 lbs.
Birthday: 07/18/1984
31 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Andrew Jackson
Previous Team: Darussafaka , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PG,
NBA: PG,
Possible: PG
Quick Stats:
8.7 Pts, 3.0 Rebs, 3.0 Asts


Rashad Jones-Jennings
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 7"
Weight: 235 lbs.
Birthday: 08/31/1984
31 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Howard
Previous Team: Little Rock , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PF/C,
NBA: PF,
Possible: PF/C
Quick Stats:
2.5 Pts, 1.5 Rebs, 0.0 Asts


Lester Abram
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 6"
Weight: 200 lbs.
Birthday: 09/04/1983
32 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Pontiac Northern
Previous Team: Michigan , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: SG/SF,
NBA: SG,
Possible:
Quick Stats:
9.7 Pts, 3.7 Rebs, 2.3 Asts


Grant Stout
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 8"
Weight: 210 lbs.
Birthday: 01/12/1985
31 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Mahaska North
Previous Team: Northern Iowa , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PF,
NBA: PF,
Possible: PF
Quick Stats:
12.6 Pts, 9.0 Rebs, 1.7 Asts


Regis Koundjia
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 6' 9"
Weight: 215 lbs.
Birthday: 11/09/1983
32 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Laurinburg Institute
Previous Team: Geo Washington , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: PF/C,
NBA: PF,
Possible: PF
Quick Stats:
11.2 Pts, 6.7 Rebs, 1.3 Asts


Ronald Alexander
Full Profile | Player Stats
Physicals
Height: 7' 0"
Weight: 210 lbs.
Birthday: 10/03/1984
31 Years Old
Teams:
High School: Brandon
Previous Team: Miss. Valley St. , PRO
Drafted: Undrafted in Draft
Positions:
Current: C,
NBA: C,
Possible: C
Quick Stats:
4.5 Pts, 5.2 Rebs, 0.4 Asts