Cam Lard selected in the NBA G-League Draft

Former Iowa State men’s basketball player Cameron Lard is getting an opportunity to play professional basketball in the United States.

The NBA’s G-League held its draft on Saturday afternoon where Lard was selected 11th overall by the College Park Skyhawks, an affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks.

Lard announced he was leaving Iowa State after the 2018-19 season, which was a somewhat disappointing one for him individually. After averaging 12.6 points and 8.1 rebounds per game in 2017-18, Lard only played 12.5 minutes per game last season.

Chris Williams


Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He is Iowa State football's postgame show host on the Cyclone Radio Network and can be heard daily from 4-7 on Des Moines' top-rated sports station, 1460 KXnO. Williams, a 2007 graduate of Iowa State’s Greenlee School of Journalism, is the former publisher of the old ( He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, and is the former sports director at KMA Radio. When Williams isn’t working, you can usually find him doing something outdoors with his wife Ashley, daughter Camryn, and Golden Retriever Dierks. He enjoys golfing, boating, country music, the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Braves and is passionate about any and all motor sports so finding Williams at a local dirt track is very common.