Daghlas plays for Idaho Stampede in D-League.
... - Nov. 3, 2006 - by Eurobasket News
Former Jordan NT & Fastlink star Sam Daghlas (197-G-79, agency: Rhonda Price, college: Midwestern St.) was picked in 4th place in the 8th stage of NBA D-League (Was previously known as NBDL) Draft which was made in Sencauscus, New Jersey in United States of America, The team who selected sam is Idaho Stampede.
Idaho Stampede who was founded in 1996 registeredin D-League for the 1st season with other teams after they played before in CBA for many years, Idaho was runner-ups in 2003-2004 season.
Sam is looking forward to show the bright image of Jordanian basketball in that league and to add on his experience, Sam's key to D-League was his participation in NBA summer league with Sacramento Kings (NBA) in las vegas in the summer.
Sam's team will be coached this season by Brian Gate who knows Middle East area very well when he was the head coach of Blue Stars of Lebanon in season 2004-2005.
The expansion Anaheim Arsenal selected Corsley Edwards, a 6-foot-9, 275-pound forward from Central Connecticut State, with the number one overall selection in the 2006 NBA Development League Draft.
Selected by the Sacramento Kings in the second round (58th overall) of 2002 NBA Draft, Edwards made his NBA debut in 2004-05, playing in 10 games with the New Orleans Hornets. He spent the majority of that season playing for the Sioux Falls Skyforce, averaging 17.9 points and 9.9 rebounds. He also played in Turkey in 2004-05, playing 10 games with Fenerbahce Istanbul and averaging 12.5 points and 7.1 rebounds. In 2003-04, Edwards played 38 games with Gloria Due Montecatini in Italy, averaging 16.1 points and 9.3 rebound.
Named Northeast Conference Player of the Year as a senior at Central Connecticut State, Edwards earned First Team All-Conference honors his junior and senior seasons. He finished his collegiate career as Central Connecticut State’s second all-time leading scorer (1,731 points) and fifth all-time leading rebounder (967 rebounds). Edwards recorded 31 career double-doubles.
The remaining first round selections also included PF Andre Brown (Sioux Falls), SF Mike Harris (Colorado), PG Kevin Burleson Fort Worth), PF Justin Williams (Dakota), PF Matt Haryasz (Arkansas), SG Devin Green (Los Angeles), SG Denham Brown (Tulsa), C Peter John Ramos (Idaho), Darius Washington (Austin), SF Brandon Bowman (Bakersfield) and PG Troy Bell (Albuquerque).
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Asia-Basket Jordan hopes the best for Sam in his new career in D-League.....
By: Mohammed Malas