John Rashall Salmons (born December 12, 1979) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the University of Miami. Salmons was drafted out of the University of Miami, with the 26th overall selection by the San Antonio Spurs in the 2002 NBA draft. He was then immediately traded with Mark Bryant and the rights to Randy Holcomb to the Philadelphia 76ers for Speedy Claxton for whom he played through the 2006 season, averaging 4.1 points per game.
Career highlights and awards
Second-team All-Big East (2002)
Third-team All-Big East (2001)