Men's Basketball

Buckeyes in the Pros

Since 1947, 48 Ohio State basketball players have competed for roster spots on National Basketball Association teams as league draft selections, including 22 first round draft picks.

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MIKE CONLEY
Mike Conley
Memphis Grizzlies - PG
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KOSTA KOUFOS
Kosta Koufos
Memphis Grizzlies - C
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BYRON MULLENS
Byron Mullen
Los Angeles Clippers - C
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GREG ODEN
Greg Oden
Miami Heat - C
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JARED SULLINGER
Jared Sullinger
Boston Celtics - PF
NBA Bio | OSU Photos
EVAN TURNER
Evan Turner
Philadelphia 76ers - SG
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YearPlayerAt OSU NBA Team(s)Round (pick)
1947 Jack Underman1946-47 St Louis1 (7)
1947 Paul Huston1945-47 Chicago Stags1 (8)
1950 Bob Donham1949-50 Boston Celtics3
1950 Dick Schnittker1948-50 Washington Capitols1 (5)
1955 John Miller1953-55 Minnesotapolis Lakers4
1956 Robin Freeman1954-56 St Louis Hawks4
1958 Frank Howard1956-58 Philadelphia Warriors3
1958 Ken Sidle1957-58 St. Louis Hawks8
1960 Joe Roberts1958-60 Syracuse Nationals3
1961 Larry Siegfried1959-61 Boston Celtics1 (3)
1962 Jerry Lucas1960-62 Cincinnati Royals, New York Knicks 1 (6)
1962 John Havlicek1960-62 Boston Celtics1 (9)
1962 Mel Nowell1960-62 Cleveland Pipers12
1964 Gary Bradds1962-64 Baltimore Bullets1 (3)
1967 Ron Sepic1965-67 Cincinnati Royals9
1968 Bill Hosket1966-68 New York Knicks1
1969 Steve Howell1067-69 San Diego Rockets17
1970 Dave Sorenson1968-70 Boston Celtics2
1970 Jody Finney1968-70 San Diego Rockets4
1971 Jim Cleamons1969-71 LA Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers1 (13)
1972 Mark Minor1970-72 Boston Celtics11
1973 Allan Hornyak1971-73 Cleveland Cavaliers2
1973 Luke Witte1971-73 Cleveland Cavaliers4
1974 Wardell Jackson1972-74 Seattle SuperSonics6
1975 Bill Andreas1973-75 Chicago Bulls6
1980 Kelvin Ransey1977-80 Chicago Bulls, New Jersey Nets 1 (4)
1981 Herb Williams1978-81 Indiana Pacers, Dallas Mavericks, New York Knicks1 (14)
1981 Jim Smith1978-81 LA Clippers3
1981 Carter Scott1978-81 Golden State Warriors6
1982 Clark Kellogg1980-82 Indiana Pacers1 (8)
1983 Granville Waiters1980-83 Chicago Bulls, Indiana Pacers2
1984 Tony Campbell1981-84 Detroit Pistons, LA Lakers, Minnesota Timberwolves, New York Knicks 1 (20)
1986 Brad Sellers1985-86 Chicago Bulls, Seattle Supersonics, Minnesota Timberwolves 1 (9)
1987 Dennis Hopson1984-87 New Jersey Nets, Chicago Bulls 1 (3)
1989 Jay Burson1985-89 Houston RocketsFA
1992 Jim Jackson1990-92 Atlanta, Portland, Golden State, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Dallas, Cleveland, Sacramento, Houston, Phoenix, Miami1 (4)
1992 Chris Jent1989-92 Houston Rockets, New York KnicksFA
1994 Lawrence Funderburke1992-94 Sacramento Kings2
2000 Scoonie Penn1999-00 Atlanta Hawks2
2000 Michael Redd1998-00 Milwaukee Bucks2
2001 Ken Johnson1998-01 Miami Heat2
2007 Greg Oden2007 Portland Trail Blazers, Miami Heat1 (1)
2007 Mike Conley Jr2007 Memphis Grizzlies1 (4)
2007 Daequan Cook2007 Philadelphia 76ers, Miami Heat1 (21)
2008 Kosta Koufos2008 Utah Jazz, Memphis Grizzlies1 (23)
2009 BJ Mullens2009 Dallas Mavericks (traded to Oklahoma City Thunder), Los Angeles Clippers1 (24)
2010 Evan Turner2008-10 Philadelphia 76ers1 (2)
2011 Jon Diebler2008-11 Portland Trailblazers2
2012Jared Sullinger2011-12Boston Celtics1 (21)
2013Deshaun Thomas2011-13San Antonio Spurs2 (58)

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