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 . He played
NBA seasons from 1996-2001 for the Warriors,
Utah Jazz ,
Charlotte Hornets and
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 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
On July 4, 2006, it was announced that Fuller had been signed by the
South Dragons of the Australian National
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
instrument-rated private pilot and lives in
Charlotte with his wife,
the former Elizabeth “Libby” Shaw, who is an elementary school
Fuller is a frequent global traveler for volunteer events. He
participated in the Australian National Baptist
– an annual youth sporting event held each year in
during January 2008 in
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
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
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
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