Troy Hudson
    Troy Hudson

    Sport/Years/Inducted:
    Men's Basketball/1995-97/2011


    Hudson (1995-97) played two seasons for the Salukis and averaged a remarkable 21.2 points per game. He scored 1,114 career points and set school records for 3-pointers in a season (134) and in a game (11). The Carbondale native was named Second-Team All-MVC in 1997. Hudson played 11 seasons in the NBA with the Utah Jazz (1998), Los Angeles Clippers (1999-2000), Orlando Magic (2000-2002), Minnesota Timberwolves (2002-2007) and Golden State Warriors (2007-2008). He scored 4,637 career points in the NBA and averaged a career-best 14.2 points and 5.7 assists in 2002-03, also receiving the nickname "Laker Killer" for his outstanding postseason play against the Los Angeles Lakers.