Greeks in Professional Basketball 2000-2001
Playing in the National Basketball Association during the 2000-2001 season were the following Greeks:
Kappa Alpha Psi - C Erick Dampier, Golden State; G Anfernee Hardaway, Phoenix; F Alan Henderson, Atlanta; G Allan Houston, New York; F Johnny Newman, New Jersey; G Elliott Perry, Phoenix
Pi Kappa Alpha - F Jason Collier, Houston; F Horace Grant, LA Lakers; G Fred Hoiberg, Chicago; C Travis Knight, New York; C Dan McClintock, Denver; C Jake Voskuhl, Chicago
Sigma Chi - G Eric Piatkowski, LA Clippers
Theta Chi - F Brian Cardinal, Detroit
NBA head coaches during the season were Larry Brown (Lambda Chi Alpha) of Philadelphia; Leonard Hamilton (Kappa Alpha Psi) of Washington; Dan Issel (Pi Kappa Alpha) of Denver; Phil Jackson (Sigma Alpha Epsilon) of the LA Lakers; Rick Pitino (Lambda Chi Alpha) of Boston; and Pat Riley (Sigma Nu) of Miami.
Top level executives with NBA clubs include NBA Commissioner David Stern of Sigma Alpha Mu; Owner/Chairman Barry Ackerley (Sigma Chi) of Seattle; Vice Chairman of the Board Red Auerbach (Tau Epsilon Phi) of Boston; President/CEO Jerry Colangelo (Phi Kappa Psi) of Phoenix; Owner Mark Cuban (Pi Lambda Phi) of Dallas; Executive Vice-President Lee Douglas (Sigma Nu) of Atlanta; Owners Gavin Maloof (Sigma Chi) and Joe Maloof (Sigma Chi) of Sacramento; Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf (Alpha Epsilon Pi) of Chicago; Vice President of Basketball Operations Rick Sund (Delta Upsilon) of Detroit; and Senior Vice President, Player Personnel Dick Van Arsdale (Sigma Alpha Epsilon) of Phoenix.