Former Saint Joseph's star shooter Pat Carroll was chosen in the second round of the NBA Developmental League draft last night. Carroll was the eighth pick in the round by the Iowa Energy.
Carroll, from Hatboro-Horsham High, spent last season in Spain, splitting time between Beirasar Rosalia and Tenerife Rural. He averaged in double figures in scoring and shot better than 40 percent from the 3-point line.
He played with the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.
Two other players with Philly connections also were selected -- Mustafa Shakur and DeSean White.
Shakur, from Friends Central, was the first player chosen in the second round by the Tulsa 66ers. Shakur played collecgiately at Arizona and played on the Lakers summer league team this year. He has played in Poland, Spain and Greece and was in training camp last season with Minnesota.
White, from Cardinal Dougherty, was chosen in the fifth round by the Springfield Armor. White finished his college career as a two-time Sun Conference Player of the Year at Northwood, where he played for Rollie Massimino. He began his college career at Providence and made stops at LaSalle and Delaware, before heading to Northwood.