|Listed height||201 cm (6 ft 7 in)|
|Listed weight||100 kg (220 lb)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Terrance L. Acox (born 1969) is an American former professional basketball player.
In September 1992, Acox signed with Körfuknattleiksfélag ÍA in the Icelandic 1. deild karlawhere he became an instant fan favorite due to his 50-inch vertical leap and high flying dunks. On 29 November 1992, he broke the backboard with a dunk during a game against UMFB in Bolungarvík with 11 minutes remaining. With no replacement backboard, the head referee of the game, Leifur Garðarsson, decided to continue the game using the side baskets and forbade both teams to dunk for the rest of the game. In February 1993, Acox was selected to the Icelandic All-Star game where he scored 26 points. He also participated in the dunk contest which he went on to win convincingly. Despite his on-court dominance, ÍA released Acox in March 1993 prior to the seasons end.
Acox is the father of Kristófer Acox, a professional basketball player and member of the Icelandic national basketball team.
After his basketball career came to an end, Acox started working in law enforcement.
Pétur Karl Guðmundsson is an Icelandic former professional basketball player and coach from Reykjavík. He was the first Icelander ever to play in National Basketball Association (NBA) and was a member of the Icelandic national basketball team from 1978 to 1992. Standing 2.18 m (7'2") and weighing 118 kg (260 lb), Pétur played the center position.
Friðrik Erlendur Stefánsson is an Icelandic former professional basketball player who spent 17 seasons with Njarðvík, winning the Icelandic national championship three times and the Icelandic Basketball Cup three times.
Pavel Ermolinskij is an Icelandic professional basketball player of Ukrainian descent, who plays for Úrvalsdeild karla club Valur and also is a member of the Icelandic national team. He has won the Icelandic championship with KR seven times, in 2011 and 2014-2019. He played in the Spanish Liga ACB for several seasons, winning the Spanish King's Cup in 2005.
John Taft is a former professional American basketball player. Taft play his college basketball career at Marshall University where he was All-Southern Conference and twice was the Southern Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year. After his career at Marshall, Taft went overseas to play professional basketball in Iceland, Cyprus, Philippines, and Israel. In Israel, Taft played for Ironi Ashkelon.
Kristófer Acox is an Icelandic basketball player for KR of the Úrvalsdeild karla and a member of the Icelandic national basketball team with whom he participated in the EuroBasket 2017. He has won the Icelandic championship with KR three times in a row from 2017 to 2019.
Örlygur Aron Sturluson was an Icelandic basketball player, who played for Njarðvík in the Icelandic Úrvalsdeild where he won the national championship in 1998. He started playing for the Icelandic national team in 1999 and was considered one of the most promising prospects in Icelandic basketball at the time of his death.
Körfuknattleiksfélag ÍA, commonly known as ÍA, is a basketball team based in Akranes, Iceland. It is a subdivision of the sport club Íþróttabandalag Akraness. Its men's team played in the top-tier Úrvalsdeild karla from 1993 to 2000, making the playoffs in 1994, 1997 and 1998. Its women's team played one season in the top-tier Úrvalsdeild kvenna during the 1995-1996 season.
Rondey Robinson is an American former professional basketball player. He played six seasons in the Icelandic Úrvalsdeild with Njarðvík, winning the national championship three times.
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Curtis Carter, sometime spelled Curtiss Carter, is an American former professional basketball player. Nicknamed The Truck, he and fellow American Jimmy Rogers, who signed with Ármann, have been credited for revolutionizing the Icelandic basketball scene after they became the first foreign born professional players in the Icelandic Basketball League in 1975.
Milton Sylvester Bell is an American former basketball player. After playing college basketball for the Georgetown Hoyas, he went on to play professionally in Europe and South America.
Guðbjörg Norðfjörð Elíasdóttir is an Icelandic former basketball player and the current vice-chairman of the Icelandic Basketball Federation. As a player, she was named the Icelandic Women's Basketball Player of the Year in 1999 and was a seven-time selection to the Úrvalsdeild kvenna Domestic All-First Team. Guðbjörg won the Icelandic championship three times and the Icelandic Cup four times. She was a member of the Icelandic national basketball team from 1990 to 2002.
Paul Stewart is a Scottish-American former professional basketball player and a former member of the Scottish national basketball team.
Linda Stefánsdóttir is an Icelandic former basketball player and a former member of the Icelandic national basketball team. She played 14 seasons in the Úrvalsdeild kvenna, winning the Icelandic championship and the Icelandic Basketball Cup in 1999 and 2002. In 2001 she was named on of the twelve players of the Icelandic basketball team of the 20th century by the Icelandic Basketball Federation. She was one of the premium defenders during her career, leading the Úrvalsdeild in steals four times.
Jónatan James Bow is an American-Icelandic former basketball player and a former member of the Icelandic national basketball team. He won the Icelandic championship three times with Keflavík and KR.
The Icelandic Basketball Association Men's All-Star Game was a basketball exhibition game hosted by the Icelandic Basketball Association (KKÍ). It was held was held periodically until 1988 when it was held annually to 2014 and featured a mix of the countries star players. The first anual All-Star Game was played at the Hlíðarendi on 27 January 1988. It was last held on 24 January 2014 at the Ásvellir stadium.
Jonathan M. Johnson is an American former basketball player and coach. He was part of the first influx of foreign basketball players in Iceland in the late 1970s. In 1979, he set the single game scoring record in the Icelandic top-tier Úrvalsdeild karla when he scored 71 points for Fram against ÍS. In 1980, he won the Icelandic championship and the Icelandic cup as an assistant coach with Valur.
Halldóra Vanda Sigurgeirsdóttir is an Icelandic former multi-sport athlete who played both for the Icelandic national football team and the Icelandic national basketball team. In 2001 she became the first woman in Iceland to coach a men's football team when she was hired as the manager of Neisti Hofsósi.
Guðjón Skúlason is an Icelandic retired basketball player and coach and a former member of Icelandic national team. He played nineteen seasons in the Úrvalsdeild karla, winning the Icelandic championship six times with Keflavík. He was named the Icelandic Basketball Player of the Year in 1997.
Joseph Eugene Wright is an American former professional basketball player. Wright holds the single season scoring record in the Úrvalsdeild karla when he averaged 46.6 points per game during the 1992–1993 season. In 1992 he set the single game scoring record in the Korisliiga when he scored 79 points.