160. Marty Conlon
Marty Conlon was a 6'10" center from the Bronx, NY. Born on January 19th, 1968, he played four seasons of college ball at the University of Providence. He averaged 14.5 points and 7.5 rebounds per game his last two seasons with the team. He signed on with the Sacramento Kings after graduating with the Class of 1990, but did not make the team.
His first five NBA seasons would see Conlon play for the Seattle SuperSonics (45 games), the Kings (46 games), Charlotte Hornets (16 games), the Washington Bullets (14 games), the Milwaukee Bucks (156 games), and the Boston Celtics (74 games).
After getting released by Boston during the 1997 offseason, he spent the first half of the succeeding season without an NBA home. For a little roster depth, the Heat signed him on February 23rd for $662,500. Conlon came off the bench to appear in 18 games for Miami that season, averaging 4.9 points and 2.6 rebounds per appearance. On March 27th, he scored 11 points and six rebounds in a 102-77 win over the Bucks. In the playoffs, he played 46 minutes over three games against the New York Knicks, scoring seven points on three-of-seven shooting with four rebounds and three assists. Miami lost the best of five series, three games to two.
Conlon played a total of 35 minutes over seven games for Miami in 1998-99, scoring eight points with five rebounds. He played three games for the Los Angeles Clippers the following season. Afterward, he played professionally for several seasons in Italy.
Stat Line: 25 games, 9.8 minutes, .413 field goal percentage, .739 free throw percentage, 3.8 points, 2.0 rebounds, 0.5 assists, 0.4 steals, 14.3 PER, 0.6 Win Shares
Cumulative GameScore: 67.8
159. Stephane Lasme
Stephane Lasme was a 6'8" power forward from Port-Gentil, Gabon. Born on December 17th, 1982, he was chosen in the second round of the 2007 draft by the Golden State Warriors with the 46th overall pick. He played a total of one game for the Warriors, getting onto the floor for less than a minute. The team waived him in mid-November.
Miami signed Lasme to a free agent contract on March 21st, 2008. He would appear in 15 Heat games, including four starts at the power forward position. He would shoot 45% from the floor while playing an average of 20 minutes with five and a half points and three and a half assists per game. On April 16th, he scored 12 points with two rebounds and a steal in 21 minutes of a season ending 113-99 loss to the Atlanta Hawks.
Since playing with Miami, Lasme has appeared with Partizan, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Spartak Saint Petersburg, the Maine Red Claws, Obradoiro, Panathinkaikos, Anadolo Efes, and Galatasaray. He’s currently with the Texas Legends in the NBA-D League.
Stat Line: 15 games, 20.2 minutes, .451 field goal percentage, .594 free throw percentage, 5.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.5 blocks, 0.9 steals, 11.7 PER, 0.3 Win Shares.
Cumulative GameScore: 68.7
158. Danny Schayes
Danny Schayes came with an iron-clad NBA pedigree. The son of Syracuse National's Hall of Famer Dolph Schayes was selected in the first round of the 1981 draft by the Utah Jazz, 13th overall. Like his father, he was a 6'11" center. The Syracuse, NY native played four collegiate seasons with the Orangemen (of course), averaging eight points and five rebounds per contest.
Schayes scored 12 points with seven rebounds in 26 minutes per game while with Utah, playing in every game during his season and a half stay. Near the 1983 trading deadline, the Jazz sent him to the Denver Nuggets for Rich Kelly. He ranks eighth all-time on Denver's games played leaderboard, with 536 over eight seasons (9.4 points, 5.8 rebounds). He also later played with the Milwaukee Bucks (218 games), the Los Angeles Lakers (13 games), and the Phoenix Suns(69 games).
On December 12th, 1995, the Heat signed him through the end of the then-current season. He played in 32 games, averaging 12.5 minutes, shooting 34%, and scoring three points and three rebounds per contest. On December 20th, he had a truly monster performance in a 112-104 win over the New Jersey Nets, scoring 17 points with 16 rebounds in 41 minutes, all season highs. In the playoffs, he scored seven points with four rebounds in 17 minutes split over two games both losses to the Chicago Bulls.
Schayes later signed on with the Orlando Magic, closing out his career with three productive seasons. He currently lives in Phoenix, AZ, running "No-Limits Investments."
Stat Line: 32 games, 12.5 minutes, .340 field goal percentage, .804 free throw percentage, 3.2 points, 2.8 rebounds, 0.5 blocks, 8.1 PER, 0.4 Win Shares
Cumulative GameScore: 68.8
157. Ronny Turiaf
Ronny Turiaf was a 6'10" power forward from Le Robert, Martinique. Born on January 13th, 1983, the 250 pounder played four seasons with the University of Gonzaga Bulldogs, graduating in 2005. He averaged 16 points and 10 rebounds over 31 games his senior season. The Los Angeles Lakers picked him with their second round choice in the 2005 draft, with the 37th overall selection.
Turiaf spent three seasons with the Lakers (173 games), later joining the Golden State Warriors (121 games), the New York Knicks (64 games), and the Washington Wizards (four games). The Denver Nuggets waived him after acquiring him in a trade on March 15th.
On March 21st, 2012, the Heat signed Turiaf through the balance of the season. Over 13 regular season games, he scored three and a half points and grabbed four and a half boards in his 17 minutes per contest. His best showing of the season was on April 8th, as the Heat dispatched the Detroit Pistons 98-75. Turiaf scored eight points with nine rebounds an two blocks in 22 minutes. He made 12 postseason appearances for the eventual NBA Champions, scoring two points with three rebounds per contest. It was his first and only NBA ring.
Turiaf played 65 games with the Los Angeles Clippers in 2012-13, then spent 33 games over parts of two seasons with the Minnesota TimberWolves. After not appearing in a game for nearly two seasons, he announced his retirement on October 24th, 2016:
Ronny Turiaf has decided to end his career at 33 years. The former French international announced his decision in a video made by his friend Boris Diaw, in which Turiaf retraces his career. "I can see myself in front of the mirror and tell myself that I have accomplished all my goals. Now to the next phase of life," says the Martinique pivot at the end of the video.
Stat Line: 13 games, 17.0 minutes, .533 field goal percentage, .591 free throw percentage, 3.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 1.1 blocks, 0.6 steals, 12.6 PER, 0.7 Win Shares.
Cumulative GameScore: 69.3