#1 pick of the New Jersey Nets in the 1990 NBA Draft who went on the win the 1991 Rookie of the Year Award and play in the NBA All-Star game in 1994.
He dominated the Big East while playing for Syracuse, and eventually had his number retired by the university.
His final season in the NBA was spent with the Detroit Pistons, during the 2004-05 campaign.
He married Gina Coleman in 1996 and he has a son named Derrick Jr.
During his time with the New Jersey Nets, he was coached by the great Chuck Daly.