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Elizabeth Coyote Threatt was an American model and actress, best known for her starring role in Howard Hawks's 1952 film The Big Sky, where she is in a love triangle with Kirk Douglas and Dewey Martin. It was her only film appearance, and all dialogue spoken by Threatt was in the depicted Native American language. She was spotted by Howard Hawks and cast for the part of an Indian princess captured by white man as hostage for a trade deal. Threatt left the film industry after this one film.
Jay L. Threatt is an American professional basketball player for Denain Voltaire Basket of the LNB Pro B. He played for the Delaware State Hornets for three seasons and twice led the NCAA in steals. He was the first ever Division I player to hold at least a share of the steals title in more than one season.
Sedale Eugene Threatt is a retired American basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Threatt played college basketball at the West Virginia Institute of Technology from 1979 to 1983. Threatt, who has the distinction of being the last sixth round pick to play in the NBA, played in the NBA from 1983–1997 and followed up with several additional seasons overseas.
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West Virginia University Institute of Technology is a four-year college located in Beckley, West Virginia. It is a divisional campus of West Virginia University. The school is commonly referred to as WVU Tech, WVU Beckley, or by its former nickname of West Virginia Tech.
Paris Basket Racing, or PBR, was a French professional basketball club from Paris. It was founded in 1922, as the basketball section of the multi-sports club Racing Club de Paris. The team took the name "Paris Basket Racing" in 2000. In 2007, the club merged with another club from the Paris area, Levallois Sporting Club Basket, to form the current version of the club, called Levallois Metropolitans.
The 1994 NBA draft took place on June 29, 1994, in Indianapolis. Two NBA rookies of the year were picked in the first round, as Jason Kidd and Grant Hill were co-winners of the award for the 1994–95 NBA season. Kidd and Hill would end up as perennial All-Stars, though Hill's career was marred by severe injuries.
The 1996 NBA draft was the 50th draft in the National Basketball Association (NBA). It was held on June 26, 1996 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. In this draft, NBA teams took turns selecting college basketball players and other first-time eligible players, such as players from high schools and non-North American leagues. The Vancouver Grizzlies had the highest probability to win the NBA draft lottery, but since they were an expansion team along with the Toronto Raptors, they were not allowed to select first in this draft. The team with the second highest probability, the Philadelphia 76ers, won the lottery and obtained the first selection. The Toronto Raptors and the Vancouver Grizzlies were second and third respectively.
Anthony Eugene Peeler is an American retired professional basketball player, having played for a number of NBA teams from 1992 to 2005. He later became an assistant coach at NCAA Division II Virginia Union University.
Darryl McDonald is a retired American Australian basketball player who last played for the Melbourne Tigers in the National Basketball League. Nicknamed "D-Mac," he attended Texas A&M University and formerly played with the now defunct NBL teams the North Melbourne Giants, Victoria Titans and Victoria Giants.
James Samuel Vincent is an American retired professional basketball Player and Coach.
Daniel McLaughlin Therrell High School is a public high school located near Interstate 285 and Greenbriar Mall in southwest Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
The 1995–96 NBA season was the Lakers' 48th season in the National Basketball Association, and 36th in the city of Los Angeles. It was also the highlight of All-Star guard Magic Johnson making a comeback. The Lakers played around .500 in the first few months before Johnson's arrival in late January. The team won ten of their twelve games in February. However, in March after a game against the Seattle SuperSonics, scoring leader Cedric Ceballos missed the team's charter flight to Seattle without explanation. The Lakers were scheduled to play the Sonics again. Ceballos went missing for a few days, and was suspended without pay. Their troubles continued as Nick Van Exel shoved a referee in a game against the Denver Nuggets on April 9, and was suspended for the final seven games of the season. The Lakers finished second in the Pacific Division with a 53–29 record.
The 2007–08 George Mason Patriots men's basketball team began their 42nd season of collegiate play on November 9, 2007 at the Patriot Center versus Vermont. George Mason won the 2008 CAA tournament and advanced to the 2008 NCAA tournament. The Patriots were awarded a #12 seed, but lost in the first round to Notre Dame.
The 1990–91 NBA season was the 23rd season for the Seattle SuperSonics in the National Basketball Association. Head coach Bernie Bickerstaff was replaced by his former assistant K.C. Jones, and went on to occupy the desk of vice-president of Basketball Operations for Seattle, resigning months later to accept a job as General Manager of the Denver Nuggets. The Draft Lottery gave the SuperSonics the No. 2 pick, that was used to select future All-Star point guard Gary Payton out of Oregon State.
The 1996–97 NBA season was the Rockets' 30th season in the National Basketball Association, and 26th season in Houston. During the offseason, the Rockets acquired All-Star forward Charles Barkley from the Phoenix Suns, and signed free agents Kevin Willis and Brent Price. The Rockets blasted off to a 21–2 start, but later on struggled posting a six-game losing streak between January and February. Barkley averaged 19.2 points per game, but appeared in just 53 games due to ankle and hip injuries. At midseason, the Rockets signed free agents Eddie Johnson and Sedale Threatt as they finished second in the Midwest Division with a 57–25 record. Barkley, Hakeem Olajuwon, Clyde Drexler and head coach Rudy Tomjanovich represented the Western Conference during the 1997 NBA All-Star Game. However, Barkley and Drexler did not play due to injuries.
Ifaistos Limnou B.C., previously commonly known as Gymnastikos S. Larissas Faros, G.S. Larissas Faros, or G.S.L. Faros, is a Greek professional basketball club that is based on the Greek island of Lemnos, in Myrina. The club is named after the Greek god Hephaestus. The club was previously based in Larissa, Greece, with the club’s colors being green, white, and blue, and its emblem being the Discobolus. The club is well-known for being the first team of the legendary European basketball player, Vassilis Spanoulis.
The 2014 Colonial Athletic Association Men's Basketball Tournament was held March 7–10 at the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. The champion received an automatic bid to the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
Sedale Threatt Jr. is a retired American basketball player who played as a point guard in Australia's BIG V Basketball League.