Mario Elie Inducted in 2007

Player Inducted in 2007
Mario Elie Mario Elie, Inducted into the NYC Hall of Fame in 2007
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Mario Antoine Elie attended Power Memorial Academy. After being cut from the freshman basketball team, Elie made the junior varsity team the following season; one of his teammates was future NBA star Chris Mullin.  Elie played college basketball at the Division II level for American International College in Springfield, Massachusetts. He led AIC to the NCAA Division II Tournament Quarter-Final and became the school's all-time leading scorer.

He was selected with the 160th pick (out of 162 total) in the 1985 NBA draft by the Milwaukee Bucks but was cut from the team during training camp. As a player, he played for 1986-198 Killester,1987 Miami Tropics, 1987 Unión de Santa Fe, 1987-1989 Ovarense, 1989-1990 Albany Patroons, 1990-1991 Philadelphia 76ers, 1991-1992 Golden State Warriors,  1992-1993 Portland Trail Blazers, 1993-1998 Houston Rockets,  1998-2000 San Antonio Spurs,  and 2000-2001 Phoenix Suns. As a coach 2003-2004 San Antonio Spurs (assistant), 2004-2006 Golden State Warriors (assistant), 2007-2009 Dallas Mavericks (assistant), 2009-2011 Sacramento Kings (assistant), 2011-2013 New Jersey / Brooklyn Nets (assistant), and 2015-2016 Orlando Magic (assistant).