UC Basketball Alums Go Global

Basketball is big business in a lot of countries, and not just here in the states.  Of course, you probably try to keep up with your favorite Bearcat basketball alums that play in the NBA.  However, you may not realize that UC players play in nearly every country that plays the sport.  It’s pretty cool to think about the global impact the talented basketball program has made over the years.  Check out this list:

  • Rashad Bishop plays forward for Vechta (Germany).
  • Dion Dixon plays point guard for Homenetm (Lebanon).
  • Yancy Gates plays power forward and center for Hapoel T-A (Israel).
  • Eric Hicks plays forward for Club Africain (Tunisia).
  • Justin Jackson plays power forward and center for Nea Kifisia (Greece).
  • Kareem Johnson plays power forward and center for IMS Hawks (New Zealand).
  • Donald Little plays center for Mineros (Mexico).
  • Kenyon Martin plays forward for the New York Knicks.
  • Jason Maxiell plays forward for the Charlotte Hornets.
  • Titus Rubles plays forward for Keflavik (Iceland).
  • Lance Stephenson plays forward for the Charlotte Hornets.
  • Ibrahima Thomas plays forward for Azad (Iran).
  • Steven Toyloy plays power forward and center for Palmeiras (Brazil).
  • Deonta Vaughn plays guard for Anwil (Poland).
  • Mike Williams plays power forward and center for Pioneros (Mexico).
  • James White plays guard for Unics (Russia).
  • John Williamson plays power forward for Ironi Nahariya (Israel).
  • Cashmere Wright plays point guard for AEK Athens (Greece).