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Todd Douglas Fuller (born July 25, 1974) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Golden State Warriors with the 11th overall pick of the 1996 NBA
NBA
Draft. He played in five NBA
NBA
seasons from 1996-2001 for the Warriors, Utah Jazz, Charlotte Hornets
Charlotte Hornets
and Miami Heat, averaging 3.7 ppg. This has led many sports sources to include Fuller on NBA draft
NBA draft
lottery "bust" lists. Fuller was drafted ahead of NBA
NBA
All-Stars Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Peja Stojaković, & Jermaine O'Neal, amongst others. [1][2][3] He also played six seasons overseas, on pro teams in Spain,[4] Poland[5] Greece[6] and Australia.[7] Fuller graduated from Charlotte Christian School in 1992 and played collegiately at North Carolina State University
North Carolina State University
(NC State). While with NC State, he led the Atlantic Coast Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference
(ACC) in scoring during his senior year with 20.9 ppg and 9.9 rpg. He was an Academic All-American, and declined a Rhodes Scholarship
Rhodes Scholarship
to the University of Oxford in order to play professional basketball.[citation needed] He was also inducted into Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Beta Kappa
and graduated summa cum laude in 1996 with a bachelor of science in applied mathematics from NC State.[8] Fuller is also a frequent public speaker.[9] On July 4, 2006, it was announced that Fuller had been signed by the South Dragons
South Dragons
of the Australian National Basketball
Basketball
League to play in the team's inaugural season.[10] At a press conference on October 23, 2006 it was announced that coach Mark Price and Fuller had both been released from the South Dragons. Price recruited Fuller as the team's first import player.[11][12] Fuller averaged 18 points and 9 rebounds per game in his five games with the South Dragons, while shooting 63% from the floor and 70% from the free throw line.[7] Fuller sponsors the annual mathematics competition for Raleigh, North Carolina area high school students through North Carolina State University called the " Todd Fuller Math Competition."[13] He has a scholarship fund set up through the North Carolina State University Physical and Mathematical Sciences (PAMS) college.[14] North Carolina State honored Todd Fuller by hanging his number 52 jersey from the roof of the RBC Center during a halftime ceremony of the Red and White basketball scrimmage game on October 27, 2007.[15] Fuller is also known for his strong Christian beliefs including abstinence from sex before marriage.[16] He is also a FAA
FAA
certificated instrument-rated private pilot[17] and lives in Charlotte
Charlotte
with his wife, the former Elizabeth “Libby” Shaw, who is an elementary school teacher.[18][19] Fuller is a frequent global traveler for volunteer events. He participated in the Australian National Baptist Basketball
Basketball
Carnival – an annual youth sporting event held each year in Australia
Australia
– during January 2008 in Tasmania.[20] He spent three weeks in the Federated States of Micronesia
Micronesia
in June 2008, on a volunteer mission to train basketball players to become coaches who in turn helped train islander youth. The team included Dr. Richard Dankworth of the University of the Nations,[21] a frequent supporter of sports youth development in the South Pacific, and former professional basketball player David Wood. Fuller has been serving on the Airport Advisory Committee for Charlotte-Douglas International Airport
Charlotte-Douglas International Airport
since 2008.[22] During his tenure, CLT was given the Eagle Award in 2010, naming CLT the World's Best Airport by the International Air Transport Association(IATA) and opened a third parallel runway in early 2011.[23] Fuller serves on the Park Scholarships Selection Committee for North Carolina State University. He is currently a licensed high school math teacher.[24] References[edit]

^ "SI.com". CNN.  ^ Sports 2000 Trends - California Demon - An analysis of the Warriors' disastrous NBA
NBA
drafts ^ CNN http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/basketball/nba/1998/draft/si/decade.html.  Missing or empty title= (help) ^ Federacion Española De Baloncesto ^ Euroleague - Card Teams ^ Todd Fuller y Brad Oleson jugarán en las filas Rosalía la próxima temporada - Solobasket.com 3.0 ^ a b "Fuller's NBL sacking a big error: Price". The Sydney Morning Herald. October 24, 2006.  ^ N.C. State's Model Student Athlete[dead link] ^ Todd Fuller Bio Page MVP Speakers ^ South Dragons
South Dragons
(2006).Dragons add to NBA
NBA
flavor. Retrieved July 4, 2006. ^ South Dragons
South Dragons
(2006)Price resigns, Heal new head coach. Retrieved October 23, 2006. ^ Nagy, Boti (October 23, 2006). "The Price is Wrong". The Advertiser.  ^ NCSU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences: Department of Mathematics ^ College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences: Scholarships, Fellowships, and Other Funds ^ newsobserver.com Wolfpack shows promise in hoops scrimmage ^ "Todd Fuller". Abstinence
Abstinence
Committed. Archived from the original on October 22, 2007.  ^ FAA
FAA
Airmen's Database ^ newsobserver.com Catching Up (with Todd Fuller) ^ N.C. STATE'S MODEL STUDENT-ATHLETE THE BOOK ON TODD FULLER: 3.96 GRADE POINT AVG. 21.8 POINTS PER GAME 10.7 REBOUNDS PER GAME ^ Australia
Australia
National Baptist Basketball
Basketball
Carnival – Team Victoria ^ Dr. Dankworth Encourages South Pacific Youth ^ Airport Advisory Committee (CLT) ^ CLT Receives Prestigious Eagle Award ^ Queen's Grant High School Staff Directory

External links[edit]

NBA
NBA
player profile Rumor: Todd Fuller Trade to the Warriors in the works (Golden State of Mind) NBA
NBA
Draft Busts #18

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1996 NBA
NBA
draft

First round

Allen Iverson Marcus Camby Shareef Abdur-Rahim Stephon Marbury Ray Allen Antoine Walker Lorenzen Wright Kerry Kittles Samaki Walker Erick Dampier Todd Fuller Vitaly Potapenko Kobe Bryant Predrag Stojaković Steve Nash Tony Delk Jermaine O'Neal John Wallace Walter McCarty Zydrunas Ilgauskas Dontae' Jones Roy Rogers Efthimios Rentzias Derek Fisher Martin Müürsepp Jerome Williams Brian Evans Priest Lauderdale Travis Knight

Second round

Othella Harrington Mark Hendrickson Ryan Minor Moochie Norris Shawn Harvey Joseph Blair Doron Sheffer Jeff McInnis Steve Hamer Russ Millard Marcus Mann Jason Sasser Randy Livingston Ben Davis Malik Rose Joe Vogel Marcus Brown Ron Riley Jamie Feick Amal McCaskill Terrell Bell Chris Robinson Mark Pope Jeff Nordgaard Shandon Anderson Ronnie Henderson Reggie Geary Drew Barry Darnell Robinson

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Division I Academic All-America Team Members of the Year (all sports)

1987–88: M. Smith 1988–89: Martin 1989–90: Kessler 1990–91: Parker 1991–92: Vardell 1992–93: Hansen 1993–94: Erikson 1994–95: Lobo 1994–95: Zatechka 1995–96: Fuller 1996–97: Wuerffel 1997–98: Manning 1998–99: Stinchcomb 1999–2000: Pennington 2000–01: Riley 2001–02: Dales 2002–03: Kulikowski 2003–04: Okafor 2004–05: A. Smith 2005–06: Sinclair 2006–07: Pavan 2007–08: Pavan 2008–09: Rupp 2009–10: Schluntz 2010–11: Moore 2011–12: Pancake 2012–13: Jones 2013–14: Jacob 2014–15: Brown 2015–16: Wentz 2016–17: Gibson

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NCAA Division I Men's Basketball
Basketball
Academic All-America Team Members of the Year

1988: Smith 1989: Kessler 1990: Kessler 1991: Iuzzolino 1992: Bennett 1993: Elder 1994: Brown 1995: Amaechi 1996: Fuller 1997: Vaughn 1998: Garrity 1999: Sundblad 2000: Lux 2001: Battier 2002: Bonner 2003: Bonner 2004: Okafor 2005: Hill 2006: Herber 2007: Haluska 2008: Emmenecker 2009: Winkelman 2010: Aldrich 2011: Howard 2012: Zeller 2013: Craft 2014: Craft 2015: Townsend 2016: Uthoff 2017:

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