Corsley Edwards
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Corsley Edwards
Corsley Edwards
Personal information
Born (1979-03-05) March 5, 1979 (age 41)
Baltimore, Maryland
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight275 lb (125 kg)
Career information
High schoolLake Clifton (Baltimore, Maryland)
NBA draft2002 / Round: 2 / Pick: 58th overall
Selected by the Sacramento Kings
Playing career2002-2014
PositionPower forward / Center
Career history
As player:
2002Adirondack Wildcats
2002Yakima Sun Kings
2002-2003Sioux Falls Skyforce
2003Carife Ferrara
2003-2004Gloria Due Montecatini
2004Sioux Falls Skyforce
2004-2005New Orleans Hornets
2005Sioux Falls Skyforce
2005CB Granada
2006-2007Anaheim Arsenal
2007Banvit B.K.
2007CB Granada
2007-2008Beirasar Rosalia
2008CB Granada
2008Gigantes de Carolina
2008-2009Al Ahli Dubai
2009Yunnan Bulls
2009-2010Shaanxi Dongsheng Kylins
2010Dakota Wizards
2010Al Ittihad Alexandria
2010Caciques de Humacao
2010-2011Cedevita Zagreb
2011-2012Anwil W?oc?awek
2013-2014Homenetmen Beirut
2014?stanbul Teknik Üniversitesi
As coach:
2014-2015Denver Nuggets (assistant)
2016-2019Greensboro Swarm (assistant)
Career highlights and awards

Corsley Edwards (born March 5, 1979) is an American former professional basketball player. He played college basketball for Central Connecticut.

Early life and college

Edwards was born in Baltimore, Maryland and graduated from Lake Clifton High School in 1998. He played collegiately at Central Connecticut State University and led the team to its first ever NCAA Tournament appearance in 2000, losing a close 88-78 battle as a #15 seed against #2 seeded Iowa State. Yes

Professional career

He was selected by the Sacramento Kings in the 2nd round (58th pick) in the 2002 NBA draft. In its 2002 draft, the Yakima Sun Kings of the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) selected Edwards as the top pick in the third round (17th overall).[1] The Sun Kings signed Edwards on November 1, 2002[2] but waived him on December 2, 2002.[3] In the 2003 CBA All-Star Game, Edwards led the National Conference All-Stars in rebounding with 12 rebounds.[4] He later signed with the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the CBA.[5]

In the season of 2003/04 he played as Center for RB Montecatini Terme in the Italian LegaDue.[5] He appeared in 10 games for the New Orleans Hornets during the 2004-05 NBA season averaging 2.7 points per game. He returned to the Sioux Falls Skyforce in 2005 and won the 2005 CBA championship with the team.[5] On April 5, 2005, he joined Fenerbahçe of the Turkish Basketball League.[6] With Fenerbahçe, he averaged 12.5 points and 7.1 rebounds.[7]

In 2006, Edwards was the first player taken in NBA D-League Draft by the Anaheim Arsenal. In 2005-06 he played in Granada, Spain.[8] Edwards returned to Turkey in February 2007 with the team Banvit B.K. In 2008-2009, he played with the Yunnan Honghe Running Bulls in China.[9] In 2009-2010, he played with Shaanxi Kylins. For the 2010-2011 season he signed with the Zagreb club KK Cedevita, where he averaged 12.9 points per game[10] and helped the team enter the Eurocup Basketball 2010-11 Final four. In August 2011 he signed with Anwil W?oc?awek in Poland.[11] For the 2012-13 season, he signed with KK Igokea. In November 2013, he signed with Homenetmen Beirut.[12]

Coaching career

In October 2014, Edwards was appointed an assistant coach for the Denver Nuggets.[13]

On September 26, 2016, Edwards was appointed an assistant coach of the Greensboro Swarm, a new NBA Development League franchise.[14] He served as an assistant there for three seasons.


  1. ^ 2002 CBA Draft Archived 2013-01-27 at
  2. ^ Transactions November 1, 2002
  3. ^ Transactions from the Sports Network Archived 2013-02-12 at the Wayback Machine. Dec. 2, 2002.
  4. ^ "National wins CBA All-Star game". Associated Press. January 14, 2003. Retrieved 2012.
  5. ^ a b c "Corsley Edwards". Eurocup. Retrieved 2012.
  6. ^ "Corsley Edwards" (in Spanish). Liga ACB. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved 2012.
  7. ^ "Corsley Edwards" (PDF). NBA D-League. Retrieved 2012.
  8. ^ "2006 D-League Draft, Round 1". Archived from the original on 2010-11-25. Retrieved .
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  11. ^ Anwil Wloclawek lands Corsley Edwards
  12. ^ "Homenetmen Beirut adds Edwards to their roster, ex Igokea". Retrieved 2013.
  13. ^ Timmons, Nate (October 1, 2014). "Denver Nuggets add two former players to developmental staff". SB-Nation. Retrieved 2016.
  14. ^ "Swarm Finalize Coaching Staff". Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. September 26, 2016. Retrieved 2016.

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