10 Former Jayhawks On NBA Opening-Day Rosters

Nov. 1, 2005


Ten former University of Kansas student-athletes, including rookies Aaron Miles and Wayne Simien, appear on opening-day rosters for various teams in the National Basketball Association. The 2005-06 season kicks off tonight. Miles enters his first year with the Golden State Warriors while Simien will make his debut with the Miami Heat.

Other former Jayhawks on current rosters include Nick Collison (Seattle Supersonics), Drew Gooden (Cleveland Cavaliers), Kirk Hinrich (Chicago Bulls), Raef LaFrentz (Boston Celtics), Greg Ostertag (Utah Jazz), Paul Pierce (Boston Celtics), Scot Pollard (Indiana Pacers) and Jacque Vaughn (New Jersey Nets).