#20 Billy Rush
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  • Signed in North American minor leagues
  • Signed with Cape Breton Highlanders in NBL Canada
  • SG/SF
  • 6'7" / 220lbs
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  • 02/08/1988
  • USA
  • Undrafted, 2010
  • Robert Morris (NAIA)
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DateLeagueTransaction
27th September, 2010NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Milwaukee.
6th October, 2010NBAWaived by Milwaukee.
30th October, 2010D-LeagueDesignated as a returning player by Fort Wayne Mad Ants.
13th November, 2010D-LeagueWaived by Fort Wayne Mad Ants.
12th April, 2011D-LeagueAcquired by Tulsa 66ers.
2nd November, 2011D-LeagueDesignated as a returning player by Tulsa 66ers.
7th January, 2012D-LeagueWaived by Tulsa 66ers.
2nd March, 2012IBASigned a rolling contract with Kankakee County Soldiers.
30th December, 2012GermanySigned for the remainder of the season with Paderborn Baskets.
4th April, 2013IBASigned a one season contract with Kankakee County Soldiers.
16th July, 2013GermanySigned a one year contract with Science City Jena.
21st November, 2014NBL CanadaSigned a one year contract with Island Storm.
9th November, 2015NBL CanadaSigned another one year contract with Island Storm.
11th January, 2016NBL CanadaReleased by Island Storm.
19th January, 2016NBL CanadaSigned for the remainder of the season with Niagara River Lions.
8th March, 2016NBL CanadaReleased by Niagara River Lions.
13th March, 2016NBL CanadaSigned for the remainder of the season with Windsor Express.
25th December, 2016MoroccoSigned for the remainder of the season with IRT Tanger.
15th January, 2017MoroccoReleased by IRT Tanger.
1st March, 2017NBL CanadaSigned for the remainder of the season with Cape Breton Highlanders.
Career Moves
Time PeriodTeam
2006 - 2010Robert Morris (NAIA)
September 2010 - October 2010Milwaukee Bucks (NBA)
October 2010 - November 2010Fort Wayne Mad Ants (D-League)
April 2011 - January 2012Tulsa 66ers (D-League)
March 2012 - September 2012Kankakee County Soldiers (IBA)
December 2012 - April 2013Paderborn (Germany, ProA)
April 2013 - June 2013Kankakee County Soldiers (IBA)
July 2013 - June 2014Jena (Germany, ProA)
November 2014 - January 2016Island Storm (NBL Canada)
January 2016 - March 2016Niagara River Lions (NBL Canada)
March 2016 - June 2016Windsor Express (NBL Canada)
December 2016 - January 2017IRT Tanger (Morocco)
March 2017 - presentCape Breton Highlander (NBL Canada)
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Blog

October 1, 2010

Rush is one of the biggest unknowns there is. There's no video of him, scant little coverage, and only really one picture;



Billy comes from Robert Morris; not the Northeast Conference school from Pennsylvania, but the NAIA school from Illinois that also gave birth to Othyus Jeffers. Rush wasn't even the scoring leader at Robert Morris, his 16.1ppg trailing someone called Robert Jones for that crown. But he did grab 7.7 rebounds per game, good for second on the team, and also shot 41% from three point range while taking more threes than twos. Milwaukee worked out Rush before the draft - I think they were the only team that did - and they clearly liked what they saw. As a 6'7 wing player with athleticism and an outside jumpshot, you can see why.

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