Colonials News · Lee Nailon Named to Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Silver Anniversary Team


Former Colonial Basketball Star Lee Nailon has been name to the Indiana High School Basketball Hall of Fame Silver Anniversary team for 2019. Nailon help lead the Colonials to the 1994 State championship.  Nailon has recieved many  awards. below is his Bio for the Hall of Fame. Nailon was a   1994 Indiana All-Star. AP high honorable mention all-state, IBCA 2nd team all-state, and Bloomington Herald Times 1st team all-state after averaging 19.9 points and 8.6 rebounds per game for 27-2 state champions. Averaged 15.4 points as junior for 15-7 team and 8.6 points as sophomore for 13-8 squad. Career totals of 1,069 points and a school-record 523 rebounds, with the 2nd best single-season scoring total in school history (576). A two-time all-NIC selection and member of 1993 NIC co-champion team. Averaged over 20 ppg in each of his four college seasons – 23.7 ppg and 8.1 rebounds as freshman at Southeastern Iowa CC, 20.2 points and 7.4 rebounds as sophomore at Butler Community College, then 24.9 points and 8.9 rebounds as junior and 22.8 points and 9.3 rebounds as senior at Texas Christian University. In all, he scored 2,924 points and grabbed 1,075 rebounds in his college career. He was a 1996 3rd team Juco All-American, 1997 1st team Juco All-American, 1998 & 1999 1st team all-WAC, 1998 WAC Player of the year and 1998 AP, USBWA and NABC 3rd team All-American. The 43rd overall pick of the 1999 NBA Draft, he played six seasons with Charlotte, New York, Atlanta, Orlando, Cleveland, New Orleans and Philadelphia scoring 2,622 points (8.6 ppg). He also played professionally in Israel, Russia, China, Beirut, Puerto Rico, Hungary, Mexico, Korea and currently in the Big 3 professional 3-on-3 league. He resides in Ft. worth Texas. Congrats to Lee Nailon being named  to the Silver Anniversary team,