|Born||October 29, 1958|
Salt Lake City, Utah
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|High school||Skyline (Salt Lake City, Utah)|
|NBA draft||1981 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall|
|Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||2,613 (5.1 ppg)|
|Rebounds||1,998 (3.9 rpg)|
|Assists||594 (1.2 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Daniel LaDrew Vranes (born October 29, 1958) is an American retired professional basketball player.
Vranes led Skyline High School, in Salt Lake City, to the state basketball championship in his senior year (1977). A 6'7" small forward from the University of Utah, he was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1981 NBA draft. Vranes played in 7 NBA seasons with the SuperSonics and Philadelphia 76ers from 1981 to 1988.
In his NBA career, Vranes played in 510 games and scored a total of 2,613 points. His best year as a professional came during the 1983–84 season as a member of the SuperSonics, appearing in 80 games and averaging 8.4 ppg. In the 1984–85 season, he was named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team.
- Shelly Gledhill: Colby Vranes, awaiting his mission in life Archived July 30, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
- LDS Church Almanac, 2009 Edition, p. 326