Many of the former Kansas Jayhawks season’s in the NBA finished yesterday with the regular season culminating. Here is a look at the former Jayhawks in the NBA.
Cole Aldrich: Former Jayhawks center now at Sacramento after a mid-season trade from Houston, Aldrich showed flashes of getting better down the stretch, scoring 12 points in two straight games. The Kings season ended with a 28-54 record overall.
Darrell Arthur: Forward for the Memphis Grizzlies, Arthur picked up some significant minutes down the stretch for this playoff bound club. The Grizzlies face the LA Clippers in the first round of the playoffs.
Mario Chalmers: Another solid year for Chalmers who starts as the point guard for the Miami Heat. Chalmers averaged nine points and four assists for the team, who will face Milwaukee in the first round of the playoffs.
Nick Collison: Collison is a good backup forward for the Oklahoma City Thunder, who finished with the best record in the West. The Thunder face Houston, in the first round of the playoffs. Collison averaged five points and four rebounds this season.
Drew Gooden: Gooden hasn’t played in a game since April 6th for the Bucks, who are set to play Miami. The forward has averaged three points and two rebounds per game.
Xavier Henry: Henry stars as a backup guard for the New Orleans Hornets, soon to be Pelicans. The guard averaged four points this season for the team. New Orleans didn’t make the post-season.
Kirk Hinrich: Hinrich is the starting point guard for the Chicago Bulls, who will face Brooklyn in the first round of the playoffs. Hinrich scored 18 points in the Bulls season finale vs Washington.
Paul Pierce: Pierce continues to play with the best of them. The guard has led Boston to the playoffs to face New York in the first round of the playoffs. Pierce averaged 19 points per game this year.
Marcus Morris: This Morris brother averaged eight points and four rebounds for the Suns, who finished with a record of 25-57, the worst in the Western Conference.
Markieef Morris: Morris averaged nine points and five rebounds per game for the Phoenix Suns, who didn’t make the post-season.
Thomas Robinson: Robinson advanced to the playoffs with the Houston Rockets. He averaged five points and five rebounds this season for the team.
Tyshawn Taylor: Taylor earned some minutes down the stretch for the Brooklyn Nets who will face Chicago in the first round of the playoffs. Taylor scored 14 points in a win over Washington on Monday. For the season he averaged two points per game.
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