August 20, 1972 |
The Bronx, New York
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Listed weight||225 lb (102 kg)|
|High school||Hoboken (Hoboken, New Jersey)|
|NBA draft||1994 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33rd overall|
|Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers|
|1996–1997||Efes Pilsen (Turkey)|
|1997–1998||TDK Manresa (Spain)|
|1998–2000||FC Barcelona (Spain)|
|2000–2002||Pamesa Valencia (Spain)|
|2002–2003||Real Madrid (Spain)|
|2005–2006||BCM Gravelines (France)|
|2006||Ural Great (Russia)|
|2006–2007||Türk Telekom (Turkey)|
|2007–2008||New Zealand Breakers (New Zealand)|
|2008–2009||Libertad de Sunchales (Argentina)|
|2009–2010||Boca Juniors (Argentina)|
|2010||La Unión de Formosa (Argentina)|
|2011–2012||Boca Juniors (Argentina)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Derrick Samuel Alston (born August 20, 1972) is an American former professional basketball player.
Alston, a power forward/center from Duquesne University, started off his professional career when he was selected 33rd overall in the 1994 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers for whom he played two seasons. He then played 2 games for the Atlanta Hawks in late 1996 before taking his game overseas.
Joining the New Zealand Breakers mid-season 2007-08, Alston made an immediate impact. Statwise, he reached the top 20 in the league for FG%, shooting at 56.0%, and offensive rebounds, while averaging 13.8 ppg and being instrumental in helping the Breakers reach the playoffs for the first time in club history.
- Brennan, John. "ALL-STAR EFFORTS CARRY NETS", The Record (Bergen County), January 14, 1995. Accessed August 12, 2008. "Derrick Alston, a second-round draft choice by the 76ers out of Duquesne, is a Hoboken High School graduate."
- DERRICK ALSTON SE INCORPORA AL CUERPO TÉCNICO DE HOUSTON ROCKETS