Former Kansas University basketball power forward Darrell Arthur has confirmed he will be playing in the Legends of the Phog alumni exhibition game at 4 p.m., Sept. 24, in Allen Fieldhouse.
A starter on KU’s 2008 national title team, Arthur has played three seasons with the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies.
Others to play: current NBA players Cole Aldrich (Oklahoma City), Mario Chalmers (Miami), Nick Collison (OKC), Xavier Henry (Memphis), Darnell Jackson (Sacramento), Marcus Morris (Houston), Markieff Morris (Phoenix), Paul Pierce (Boston), Brandon Rush (Indiana) and Julian Wright (Toronto).
Former KU players Nick Bradford, Eric Chenowith, Greg Ostertag, Scot Pollard, Ryan Robertson and Darnell Valentine have thus far said they would attend. Former KU coaches Larry Brown and Ted Owens will serve as coaches of the two teams.