Colleges with most NBA Players

The NBA Season is back!  And that only means one thing – College Basketball is back in three weeks.  In all seriousness, the NBA brings upon its’ own aura.  However, if it wasn’t for college ball, who knows where the NBA would be?  Here is a breakdown of the colleges with the most NBA players on opening day rosters:

(Colleges with at least 5 players currently on NBA rosters):

  1. Kentucky (31) Notable Players: Anthony Davis, John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins, Karl-Anthony Towns, Devin Booker, Enes Kanter, Rajon Rondo, Jamal Murray, Julius Randle, Kevin Knox
  2. Duke (23) Notable Players: Kyrie Irving, Jayson Tatum, JJ Redick, Marvin Bagley III, Luol Deng, Justise Winslow
  3. UCLA (17) Notable Players: Russell Westbrook, Kevin Love, Jrue Holiday, Trevor Ariza, Zach LaVine, Luc Mbah a Moute, Lonzo Ball, Darren Collison
  4. Kansas (15) Notable Players: Joel Embiid, Andrew Wiggins, Marcus Morris, Markieff Morris, Kelly Oubre Jr.
  5. North Carolina (14) Notable Players: Harrison Barnes, Vince Carter, Danny Green, Raymond Felton
  6. Arizona (12) Notable Players: Andre Igoudala, DeAndre Ayton, Aaron Gordon, Lauri Markkanen, Channing Frye
  7. Texas (11) Notable Players: Kevin Durant, LaMarcus Aldridge, Tristan Thompson, Avery Bradley, Myles Turner, PJ Tucker, Mo Bamba
  8. Indiana (8) Notable Players: Victor Oladipo, Eric Gordon, OG Anunoby, Cody Zeller
  9. Villanova (8) Notable Players: Kyle Lowry
  10. Washington (8) Notable Players: Isaiah Thomas, Markelle Fultz, Dejounte Murray
  11. Florida (7) Notable Players: Bradley Beal, Al Horford, Chandler Parsons
  12. Michigan (7) Notable Players: Tim Hardaway Jr., Trey Burke
  13. Syracuse (7) Notable Players: Carmelo Anthony, Dion Waiters, Jerami Grant, Michael Carter-Williams
  14. USC (7) Notable Players: DeMar DeRozan, Nikola Vucevic, Nick Young, Taj Gibson
  15. Wake Forest (7) Notable Players: Chris Paul, Jeff Teague
  16. California (6) Notable Players: Jaylen Brown, Ryan Anderson
  17. Louisville (6) Notable Players: Donovan Mitchell, Terry Rozier
  18. Michigan State (6) Notable Players: Draymond Green, Zach Randolph, Gary Harris
  19. Texas A&M (6) Notable Players: DeAndre Jordan, Khris Middleton
  20. UConn (6) Notable Players: Andre Drummond, Kemba Walker, Rudy Gay
  21. Creighton (5) Notable Players: Kyle Korver, Doug McDermott
  22. Georgia Tech (5) Notable Players: Thad Young, Derrick Favors, Iman Shumpert
  23. Ohio State (5) Notable Players: Mike Conley, D’Angelo Russell, Evan Turner
  24. Stanford (5) Notable Players: Brook Lopez, Robin Lopez

 

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