Record: Finished 41-25 and in first place in the Pacific Division. Earned the No. 3 seed heading into the 2012 NBA playoffs.
Stats: Averaged 3.2 points, 3.2 rebounds and 0.9 assists in 16.1 minutes over 59 games with no starts in his first season with the Lakers. He shot 45 percent from the field, 41.8 percent from 3 and 66.7 percent from the foul line.
Pro history: The last Notre Dame player to be a lottery selection (14th overall) in the NBA draft (2001), the 32-year-old Murphy has spent his entire career in the NBA with the Golden State Warriors, Indiana Pacers, New Jersey Nets, Boston Celtics and Lakers.
Note: Murphy held the record for current active players to appear in the most games without having appeared in the NBA playoffs before playing in his first postseason game for the Boston Celtics in 2011. A core contributor for most of this season with the Lakers, Murphy did not play in the Lakers' first five playoff games.
Ty Nash (2008-11)
Team: Walter Tigers.
Record: Finished 15-19 overall and in 12th place in the 18-team BBL (highest) league.
Stats: Averaged 9.1 points, 5.0 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 0.9 steals over 26.6 minutes in 34 games. Nash shot 55.1 percent from the field, 31.6 percent from 3 and 56.6 percent from the foul line.
Pro history: This was his first season after graduating Notre Dame last spring.
Note: Nash scored 12 points with nine rebounds in 32 minutes during an 86-77 loss in October to former teammate Hansbrough and Bayern Muenchen.
Jonathan Peoples (2007-10)
Team: Chicago Muscle.
Record: Finished 9-10 overall in the Premier Basketball League.
Stats: Averaged 3.8 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists over 25.8 minutes in 12 games.
Peoples shot 20 percent from the field, 13.8 percent from 3 and 90.9 percent from the foul line.
Pro history: This was his first professional season.
Note: Peoples played on the same team in his hometown as LaPhonso Ellis, Jr.
Chris Quinn (2003-06)