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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 Draft
1996 NBA Draft
. He played in five NBA
NBA
seasons from 1996-2001 for the Warriors, Utah Jazz
Utah Jazz
, Charlotte Hornets
Charlotte Hornets
and Miami Heat
Miami Heat
, averaging 3.7 ppg. This has led many sports sources to include Fuller on NBA draft lottery "bust" lists. Fuller was drafted ahead of NBA
NBA
All-Stars Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Peja Stojaković, "> He was also inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and graduated summa cum laude in 1996 with a bachelor of science in applied mathematics from NC State. Fuller is also a frequent public speaker.

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. 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. 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.

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." He has a scholarship fund set up through the North Carolina State University Physical and Mathematical Sciences (PAMS) college.

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.

Fuller is also known for his strong Christian beliefs including abstinence from sex before marriage. He is also a FAA
FAA
certificated instrument-rated private pilot and lives in Charlotte
Charlotte
with his wife, the former Elizabeth “Libby” Shaw, who is an elementary school teacher.

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
Tasmania
. He spent three weeks in the Federated States of 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 , 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 since 2008. 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.

Fuller serves on the Park Scholarships Selection Committee for North Carolina State University . He is currently a licensed high school math teacher.

REFERENCES

* ^ "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 * ^ 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 Committed. Archived from the original on October 22, 2007. * ^ FAA