Class of 2024

Born: September 30, 1954 in Vrendenburgh, Alabama

Category: Basketball

While at J.F. Shields High School, Drew led his team to a basketball state championship, and he set the AHSAA career scoring average record with 41 points per game. He attended Gardner-Webb University where he played basketball from 1972 to 1974. As a sophomore, Drew averaged 26 points and 13 rebounds per game. He was selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the second round of the 1974 NBA Draft. Drew made his NBA debut on October 18, 1974, scoring 32 points along with 12 rebounds. During his nine seasons with the Hawks, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team and was a two-time NBA All-Star. In 1982, Drew was traded to the Utah Jazz where he would play three seasons. He finished his NBA career with 15,291 points and 5,088 rebounds.