Memphis Tiger Trivia (answer)



Eight former Memphis Tigers have played in at least 300 NBA games: Vincent Askew, Tyreke Evans, Penny Hardaway, Larry Kenon, Elliot Perry, Derrick Rose, Shawne Williams, and Lorenzen Wright. Only one NBA franchise has suited up four of these players. Which franchise, and who were the players?


The Brooklyn Nets. Though the franchise wasn't located in Brooklyn when these players wore the uniform. For one player, the franchise wasn't even in the NBA.

• Larry Kenon played two seasons (1974-76) with the ABA's New York Nets. He and Julius Erving helped the Nets to the 1974 ABA championship.
• Vincent Askew appeared in one game (and one only) for the New Jersey Nets. It was a loss to Cleveland on November 1, 1996.
• Elliot Perry played in a total of 90 games for the Nets during the 1998-99 and 1999-2000 seasons.
• Shawne Williams has played for seven NBA teams since 2007. He appeared in 25 games for the 2011-12 New Jersey Nets.

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