213. Morlon Wiley
Morlon Wiley was born on September 24th, 1966. The 6'4" point guard hails from New Orleans, LA, and played his prep ball in California, at Long Beach Polytechnic. He attended college at California State University, at Long Beach, playing for four seasons. In his final campaign, he averaged 20 points, four rebounds, and four assists per game, graduating with the Class of 1988.
The Dallas Mavericks selected Wiley in the second round of the 1988 draft, with the 46th overall pick. He played 51 games in his first stint with the Mavs, later joining the Orlando Magic (83 games), the San Antonio Spurs (three games), and the Atlanta Hawks(66 games) before rejoining Dallas for 33 games near the end of the 1992-93 season.
Dallas waived Wiley soon after the start of the 1993-94 season. The Heat signed him as a free agent on March 9th to a 10-day contract. For Miami, Wiley totaled seven points, seven assists, four rebounds and two steals over four games. Most of his positive contribution to the Heat came on March 19th, when he hit his only field goal attempt (a three-pointer) with a rebound, a steal, and five assists in only seven minutes against his former and future teammates in a 115-98 Heat victory over Dallas.
Wiley played 50 more games for the Mavericks over the next two seasons, finishing out his NBA career with the Hawks for five games in 1994-95. He later joined the Mavericks staff as part of their player development, and followed that with some time as an assistant coach with the Orlando Magic.
Stat Line: four games, 34 minutes, three-for-eight, one-for-four three-pointers, seven assists, four rebounds, two steals, seven points.
Cumulative GameScore: 3.1
212. Shavlik Randolph
Ronald Shavlik Randolph is a 6'10" power forward from Raliegh, NC. Born on November 24th, 1983, the grandson of fellow NBA-alum Ron Shavlik (New York Knicks, 1956-58) signed with the Philadelphia 76ers as an undrafted free agent out of Duke University in 2005.
Randolph was used sparingly during his three seasons in Philadelphia, appearing in a total of 79 contests. An average night with the team consisted of nine minutes on the floor with 2.5 points and 2.5 rebounds. He spent part of the 2008-09 season with the Portland Trail Blazers (10 games, averaged four minutes, two points and two rebounds per appearance).
The 2009-10 season couldn't have been easy for Randolph, as he ping-ponged back and forth between the Blazers and the Heat, signing and getting waived twice each by both clubs, and totaling six games of action (three with each team). For the Heat, his best game came on April 14th, when he played half the game and scored eight points on four-of-eight shooting with six rebounds and a block in a 94-86 victory over the hapless New Jersey Nets.
Randolph spent 2010-11 in Puerto Rico and 2011-12 leading the Chinese League in scoring, putting up 32.5 per game. He returned to the NBA in 2012-13 for 16 games with the Boston Celtics, and on March 21st signed with the club through the end of the 2013-14 season. Despite that, they waived him prior to 2013 training camp. Later, he spent parts of two seasons with the Phoenix Suns, playing in 30 games and scoring 37 points with 51 rebounds, seven steals, four assists, and three blocks.
After returning to the Celtics for five games near the end of the 2014-15 season, Randolph ended up with the Liaoning Flying Leopards, where he remains through the present day.
Stat Line: three games, 47 minutes, 10 points, five-of-15 shooting, 13 rebounds, one steal, one block.
Cumulative GameScore: 4.3
211. Stacey King
Stacey King was a 6'11" power forward from Lawton, OK. Born on January 29th, 1967, the big left-hander played four seasons with the Oklahoma Sooners. He was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the 1989 draft, sixth overall.
King played for four and a half seasons in Chicago, averaging seven points and three rebounds per contest over 344 games. He was a member of three of Chicago's championship teams. In February, 1994, the Bulls sent him to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Luc Longley and a second round pick. Over parts of two seasons in the twin cities, he averaged seven points and four rebounds per game over 68 contests. The Wolves placed him on waivers after the 1994-95 season.
Prior to 1995-96, the Heat signed him as a free agent for $600,000. He appeared in 15 games for Miami, collecting more personal fouls (39) than points (38). He also grabbed 23 rebounds and collected seven steals (to 23 turnovers). On December 23rd, he put up his best numbers while a member of the Heat, scoring eight points on four-of-seven shooting with two rebounds in an 87-75 loss to the Charlotte Hornets. The Heat waived him after the season.
King split the 1996-97 season between the Boston Celtics (five games) and the Dallas Mavericks (six games). He later went into broadcasting, and is currently the Bulls lead color commentator on WGN. His popular catchphrases (click here for a partial but substantial list) have allowed him to open up a popular clothing line (21King).
Stat Line: 15 games, 156 minutes, 38 points, 17-for-36 shooting, four-for-eight free throws, 23 rebounds, seven steals, two blocks, two assists.
Cumulative GameScore: 4.4
210. Shaun Livingston
Shaun Livingston is a 6'7" point guard from Peoria, IL. Born on September 11th, 1985, he was committed to Duke University after high school. Instead, he decided to declare for the draft, where he was selected fourth overall by the Los Angeles Clippers.
Livingston appeared in 145 contests for the Clippers over the next three seasons, playing 28 minutes a night and averaging 7.4 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 4.8 assists per game. An injury forced him to sit out the 2007-08 season.
Livingston got his start on the comeback trail with the Heat, signing a free agent contract during the 2008 offseason. He made four appearances off the bench for Miami, having very little impact while averaging just over 10 minutes per contest. He went a collective three-for-eight from the field, never scoring more than three or less than two. He also dished out four assists and grabbed two rebounds. The Heat shipped him off to the Memphis Grizzlies on January 7th with cash for a draft pick (never received).
Livingston has since played with the Oklahoma City Thunder (18 games), the Washington Wizards (43 games), the Charlotte Bobcats (73 games), the Milwaukee Bucks (58 games), the Cleveland Cavaliers (49 games), and the Brooklyn Nets (76 games). He played the last three seasons with the Golden State Warriors, putting up 5.8 points, 2.2 rebounds, and 2.7 assists over 232 games.
Stat Line: four games, 41 minutes, nine points, four assists, two rebounds, two steals.
Cumulative GameScore: 5.0
209. Josh Harrellson
Josh Harrellson is a 6'10" center from St. Charles, MO. Born on February 12th, 1989, he played three seasons of college hoops for the University of Kentucky Wildcats. The New Orleans Hornets selected him in the second round of the 2011 draft with the 45th overall pick. The Hornets sent him directly to the New York Knicks for cash considerations.
Harrellson spent 2011-12 with New York as a depth option on the bench. He averaged 4.4 points and 3.9 rebounds in 15 minutes per game, getting into 37 contests. After the season ended, the Knicks traded him to the Houston Rockets with Jerome Jordan, Toney Douglas, and a future draft pick for Marcus Camby.
Harrellson was waived before training camp, where the Heat signed him to a $354,197 contract. In 31 minutes over six games with Miami, he hit four-of-nine field goal attempts and grabbed seven rebounds. His best game was on November 11th, when he went perfect from the field, scoring five points with four rebounds in only three and a half minutes of game action in a 104-86 Heat loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. He later played in Puerto Rico, with the Chongquin Fly Dragons, the Detroit Pistons (32 games), Brujos de Guayama, VEF Riga, and is currently with Osaka Evessa in Japan.
We here at HHH advocate bringing JORTS back in any capacity. So write a letter to Pat Riley, flood the talk shows with calls, and hashtag everything with #JORTS. Just an idea. The guy only played a total of 75 minutes in three seasons. Seems like he may have more in the tank.
Stat Line: six games, 31 minutes, 10 points, four-for-nine shooting, one-of-five three-pointers, one-of-two free throws, seven rebounds, one steal, one block.
Cumulative GameScore: 5.3