2009 NBA D-League Draft Results

ATLANTA, NOV. 5, 2009 � The Albuquerque Thunderbirds selected Carlos Powell, a 6-7 small forward from South Carolina, with the first overall selection in the 2009 NBA Development League Draft. The Tulsa 66ers selected Latavious Williams, a 6-8 forward, the first-ever player selected in the NBA D-League Draft directly from high school with the last pick in the first round. With the second pick, the Erie BayHawks drafted Donell Taylor, a 6-6 small forward from Alabama-Birmingham, while the Los Angeles D-Fenders selected Deron Washington with the third overall selection.

Williams, the first player drafted into the NBA D-League directly from high school is a native of Sarkville, Miss. and most recently attended Christian life Center, a prep school in Humble, Texas. Williams made the jump to the professional ranks in order to continue his development on and off of the court.

The first three players, and eight of the first round selections, were all members of NBA Summer League rosters in July, 2009. Powell played for the Phoenix Suns, averaging 9.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in 16.5 minutes over four games, while Taylor suited up for the San Antonio Spurs and averaged 5.4 points in 14.8 minutes over five games. Deron Washington completes the trio, playing for the Detroit Pistons and averaging 8.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 31.4 minutes in five games.

Other notable first round selections include former NBA players Desmon Farmer, a 6-5 guard from USC, JamesOn Curry from Oklahoma State, originally drafted by the Chicago Bulls in the 2007 NBA Draft, and French international standout Amara Sy, a 6-8 forward, who was selected by the Bakersfield Jam with the fourth overall selection.

Complete rosters for each of the 16 2009-10 NBA D-League teams will be comprised of the eight players drafted tonight along with seven returning, allocation, and local tryout players. Rosters will be reduced to 12 players on Nov. 18 and opening-day 10-man rosters must be set by Nov. 25 in anticipation of the Nov. 27 tip off of the NBA D-League�s ninth season. Each team will play one preseason game between Nov. 19 and 25.

Full results from the 2009 NBA D-League Draft are below.

2009 NBA D-League Draft, ROUND 1

1Albuquerque Thunderbirds Carlos Powell (Video)
2Erie BayHawksDonell Taylor (Video)
3Los Angeles D-FendersDeron Washington (Video)
4Bakersfield Jam Amara Sy (Video)
5Utah Flash Garret Siler (Video)
6Austin Toros Alonzo Gee (Video)
7Reno Bighorns Desmon Farmer (Video)
8Maine Red Claws Paul Harris (Video)
9Iowa Energy Rashad Anderson (Video)
10Fort Wayne Mad Ants Alade Aminu - traded to Erie (Video)
11Dakota Wizards Curtis Withers
12Rio Grande Valley Vipers Antonio Anderson
13Sioux Falls Skyforce Raymond Sykes
14Springfield Armor JamesOn Curry
15Idaho StampedeSundiata Gaines
16Tulsa 66ers Latavious Williams

2009 NBA D-League Draft, ROUND 2

1Tulsa 66ers Mustafa Shakur
2Idaho StampedeDar Tucker - traded to Los Angeles
3Springfield Armor Major Wingate
4Sioux Falls Skyforce Pete Campbell
5Rio Grande Valley Vipers Jonathan Wallace
6Dakota Wizards Doug Thomas
7Fort Wayne Mad Ants Frank Tolbert
8Iowa Energy Pat Carroll
9Maine Red Claws Darnell Lazare
10Reno Bighorns Haminn Quaintance (Traded To Rio Grande Valley
11Austin Toros Russell Carter
12Utah Flash Orien Greene
13Bakersfield JamReece Gaines
14Los Angeles D-Fenders Alan Wiggins
15Erie BayHawksJohn Bryant
16Albuquerque Thunderbirds Chad Toppert

2009 NBA D-League Draft, ROUND 3

1Albuquerque Thunderbirds Erek Hansen
2Erie BayHawksMartin Zeno
3Los Angeles D-Fenders Jeremy Wise
4Bakersfield Jam Anthony Goods
5Utah Flash Kevin Goffney
6Austin Toros Lewis Clinch
7Reno Bighorns Chris Lowe
8Maine Red Claws Frank Young
9Iowa Energy Sean Barnette
10Fort Wayne Mad Ants Jamelle Cornley
11Dakota Wizards Marcus Dove
12Rio Grande Valley Vipers Jamarcus Ellis
13Sioux Falls Skyforce Reggie Williams
14Springfield Armor James Cripe
15Idaho StampedeDelonte Holland
16Tulsa 66ers Cecil Brown

2009 NBA D-League Draft, ROUND 4

1Tulsa 66ers Jeral Davis
2Idaho StampedeTJ Cummings
3Springfield Armor Craig Austrie
4Sioux Falls Skyforce Leemire Goldwire
5Rio Grande Valley Vipers Mickell Gladness
6Dakota Wizards D'lancy Carter
7Fort Wayne Mad Ants Booker Woodfox
8Iowa Energy Carl Mitchell
9Maine Red Claws Gary Ervin
10Reno Bighorns Louis Graham
11Austin Toros Ira Brown
12Utah Flash Jason Richards
13Bakersfield JamJared Newson
14Los Angeles D-Fenders Christopher Hayes
15Erie BayHawksDerrick Mercer
16Albuquerque Thunderbirds Yaroslav Korelev

2009 NBA D-League Draft, ROUND 5

1Albuquerque Thunderbirds Shagari Alleyne
2Erie BayHawksRod Wilmont
3Los Angeles D-Fenders Christopher Moore
4Bakersfield Jam Lance Hurdle
5Utah Flash Joe Darger
6Austin Toros David McClure
7Reno Bighorns Terry Martin
8Maine Red Claws Scooter McFadgon
9Iowa Energy Joah Tucker
10Fort Wayne Mad Ants Lenny Stokes
11Dakota Wizards Jason Straight
12Rio Grande Valley Vipers Kenny Dawkins
13Sioux Falls Skyforce Draelon Burns
14Springfield Armor DeSean White
15Idaho StampedeJC Mathis
16Tulsa 66ers Mitchell Johnson

2009 NBA D-League Draft, ROUND 6

1Tulsa 66ers Keena Young
2Idaho StampedeMike Gansey
3Springfield Armor Perrin Johnson
4Sioux Falls Skyforce Nate Miles
5Rio Grande Valley Vipers Antoine Hood
6Dakota Wizards Darren Cooper
7Fort Wayne Mad Ants CJ Anderson
8Iowa Energy Casey Love
9Maine Red Claws Anthony Terrell
10Reno Bighorns Jermaine Johnson
11Austin Toros Quemont Greer
12Utah Flash Travis Holmes
13Bakersfield JamChris Ayer
14Los Angeles D-Fenders Charlie Parker
15Erie BayHawksJeff Skemp
16Albuquerque Thunderbirds J'Nathan Bullock

2009 NBA D-League Draft, ROUND 7

1Albuquerque Thunderbirds Garrison Carr
2Erie BayHawksRyan Troutman
3Los Angeles D-Fenders Moustafa N'Doye
4Bakersfield Jam Ramon Dyer
5Utah Flash Alain LaRoche
6Austin Toros Augustine Okuson
7Reno Bighorns Chris Davis
8Maine Red Claws Tony Bobbitt
9Iowa Energy Russell Hicks
10Fort Wayne Mad Ants Andres Sandoval
11Dakota Wizards Rashaad Powell
12Rio Grande Valley Vipers Rashad Woods
13Sioux Falls Skyforce Rodney Alexander
14Springfield Armor Brandon Jones
15Idaho StampedeBryson McKenzie
16Tulsa 66ers Adam McCoy

2009 NBA D-League Draft, ROUND 8

1Tulsa 66ers Tim Parham
2Idaho StampedeVince Oliver
3Springfield Armor Brayden Billbe
4Sioux Falls Skyforce Lawrence McKenzie
5Rio Grande Valley Vipers DeAngelo Alexander
6Dakota Wizards Jimmy Binnie
7Fort Wayne Mad Ants AJ Ratliff
8Iowa Energy Marcus Walker
9Maine Red Claws Matt Clement
10Reno Bighorns Ronald Allen
11Austin Toros D'mond Grismore
12Utah Flash Jordan Brady
13Bakersfield JamStephen McDowell
14Los Angeles D-Fenders Travis Pinick
15Erie BayHawksZachary Sowers
16Albuquerque Thunderbirds Brian Kortovich