Thursday, June 30, 2011
There are currently 17 players from the University of Kentucky who are active in the NBA.
That number may drop depending Kelenna Azubuike finding a new home and DeAndre Liggins and Josh Harrellson making their respective teams.
Either way, 17 players, including nine in the last two NBA Drafts, is an overwhelming number.
Wildcats in the NBA:
- Nazr Mohammed — Oklahoma City Thunder
- Jamaal Magloire — Miami Heat*
- Tayshaun Prince — Detroit Pistons*
- Keith Bogans — Chicago Bulls
- Chuck Hayes — Houston Rockets*
- Rajon Rondo — Boston Celtics
- Kelenna Azubuike — Free Agent*
- Jodie Meeks — Philadelphia 76ers
- John Wall — Washington Wizards
- DeMarcus Cousins — Sacramento Kings
- Eric Bledsoe — Los Angeles Clippers
- Patrick Patterson — Houston Rockets
- Daniel Orton — Orlando Magic
- Enes Kanter — Utah Jazz
- Brandon Knight — Detroit Pistons
- Josh Harrellson — New York Knicks
- DeAndre Liggins — Orlando Magic
* Unrestricted free agent
Name - Last Season's Team (League)
- Erik Daniels - Erie BayHawks (NBA Development League)
- Antoine Walker - Iowa Stamped (NBA Development League)
- Heshimu Evans - Sport Lisbon Benfica (Portugal LPB)
- Cliff Hawkins - PBG Basket Poznan (Poland PLK)
- Gerald Fitch - Unicaja (Spain ACB)
- Andre Riddick - TEC Spirou Charleroi (Belgium D1)
- Randolph Morris - Beijing Ducks (China CBA)
- Ramon Harris - Ningxia Hanas (China NBL)
- Adam Delph - Asbury University (NAIA DII)
- Jared Carter - Rochester RazorSharks (USA PBL)
- Patrick Sparks - BC Odessa (Ukraine Superleague)
- Ramel Bradley - Maccabi Ashdod (Israel Premier League)
- Antwain Barbour - Erdemirspor Belediyesi (Turkey TBL)
- Joe Crawford - Last played in China
- Kevin Galloway - Last played at Texas Southern
- Souleymane Camara - Last played for Kentucky Bisons (team cancelled season)
- Brandon Stockton - Last played for Kentucky Bisons (team cancelled season)
- Perry Stevenson - Last played for Rochester RazorSharks
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06/26 - 07/03
- Former Morehead State Star Bob McCann Passes Away
- Wall Street Journal Profiles Josh Harrellson
- Tony Delk Offered Job at New Mexico State
- Eastern Kentucky Holds Successful Basketball Camp
- Video: DeMarcus Cousins at His Basketball Camp
- LeBron James Drops the Hammer on a Kid
- Syracuse, Kentucky Are "1 and 1A" for DaJuan Colem...
- Shabazz Muhammad Says List is Very Open Right Now
- Big East Schedule Released; Pitino Not Pleased
- John Calipari Publicly Debunks Some Recruiting Myt...
- Telep Wonders: When Does Kentucky Strike First?
- Thomas More Cancels Elite Guard Academy
- John Wall Hanging Out with Shelvin Mack, Heading t...
- Morehead State Adds JUCO Transfer Milton Chavis
- The NBA Lockout is Here as the Clock Strikes Midni...
- Video Honors the Career of Josh Harrellson
- John Calipari is Using Rosetta Stone to Learn Span...
- Bellarmine University Adds Transfer from Western I...
- Kentucky Currently Has 17 Players in the NBA
- Dale Brown Offers a Job to Tony Delk
- College Basketball Recruiting Heats Up in July
- 2010-11 Video Highlights from University of the Cu...
- Kentucky Recruit Nerlens Noel Has Some Major Moves...
- Anthony Davis, Marquis Teague Were Impressive in C...
- John Wall Goes Planking on a Trash Can in Chinatow...
- UK Fans: Want to Play Horse Against Rajon Rondo?
- Ramon Harris Named NBL Player of the Week in China...
- Terrence Williams Playing in Seattle Summer Pro-Am...
- Devonta Pollard "Surprised" by Kentucky Offer
- DeMarcus Cousins Visits Alcorn State for Basketbal...
- DeAndre Liggins Introduced in Orlando
- Another Change of Plans for Ex-Kentucky Player Dal...
- Nazr Mohammed Re-Signs with Oklahoma City
- Chuck Hayes is Heading to China Soon
- Video: Interview with Turkish Big Man Enes Kanter
- Doron Lamb is One of NCAA's Top 3-Point Threats
- Calipari, Pitino Expected to Attend AAU Event in C...
- Buzz on Kentucky Basketball: Razor Ramon Harris Ed...
- Rajon Rondo Talks Nike Zoom Hyperfuse 2011 Shoes
- Josh Harrellson Teams Up with Former New York Star...
- Shelvin Mack Ready to Bring Toughness to the Wizar...
- Rex Chapman is Officially on Twitter
- Enes Kanter Will Play for Turkey if NBA Lockout Ha...
- Antoine Walker Pleads Guilty to Bad Check Charges
- Parrish Gives Early All-American Picks for 2011-12...
- Former Kentucky Star Eric Bledsoe Goes Planking
- Kenneth Faried Excited to Be in Denver; Will Wear ...
- John Calipari Talks About Paying Players with Mike...
- Ramon Harris Explodes for 48 Points in China
- Kentucky Checks In on 2012 Star Mitch McGary
- UK Recruit Wayne Selden with the Play of the Day
- Buzz on Kentucky Basketball: Jorts Loves New York ...
- Travis Ford on List of Most Overpaid Coaches
- Sean Sutton Named Full Time Assistant at Oral Robe...
- Louisville Basketball to Play Four Games in the Ba...
- John Calipari, SEC Coaches Opposed to 22 League Ga...
- Vance Cooksey Plays Well at D-League National Tryo...
- Andre Drummond to UConn Rumors are False
- Seth Davis Thinks John Calipari is Worth the Money...
- Josh Harrellson Does a Little Beatboxing in New Yo...
- Kentucky Gives Offer to Rising 2012 Star Anthony B...
- Mark Perdue Named AD at Asbury University
- Rajon Rondo One of Draft's Biggest Surprises in Pa...
- Josh Harrellson: "I'm going to protect my stars" i...
- 2013 Star Nerlens Noel Still Lists Kentucky
- Demonte Harper Invited to Atlanta Hawks Minicamp
- Three Wildcats Participating in Kevin Durant Skill...
- Buzz on Kentucky Basketball: John Calipari's New C...
- J.T. Burton Basketball Camp Tips Off in Bardstown
- John Calipari Signs Contract Extension at Kentucky...
- NBADraft.net Provides Some Dumb Thoughts on Jimmer...
- Five Questions with Former UK Big Man Enes Kanter
- Josh Harrellson Introduced at WNBA Game
- Blogger Says Brandon Knight Wasn't Very Good at Ke...
- Star Georgia Recruit in Danger of Losing College E...
- Enes Kanter Gets a Twitter Account
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