NBA draft picks out of Houston

Houston basketball team is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in Conference USA conference and is known as the Cougars.

44 players coming from Houston has been selected in NBA draft history, 11 in first round (0 during last 10 years), 9 in second round and 4 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Houston was selected in NBA draft was in 2001.

NBA teams with most selected players out of Houston: Chicago Bulls (6 times), Boston Celtics (4), Los Angeles Lakers (4).

NBA draft picks out of Houston1
YEARPICKROUNDPOS.PLAYERTEAM
1984111Hakeem OlajuwonHouston Rockets
1968111Elvin HayesSan Diego Rockets
1977212Otis BirdsongKansas City Kings
1972313Dwight DavisCleveland Cavaliers
1973919Dwight JonesAtlanta Hawks
1961919Gary PhillipsBoston Celtics
196812112Don ChaneyBoston Celtics
198314114Clyde DrexlerPortland Trail Blazers
19611526Ted LuckenbillPhiladelphia Warriors
198219119Rob WilliamsDenver Nuggets
19692025Kenny SpainChicago Bulls
198723123Greg AndersonSan Antonio Spurs
198424124Michael YoungBoston Celtics
19882621Rolando FerreiraPortland Trail Blazers
19632638Lyle HargerLos Angeles Lakers
19872825Rickie WinslowChicago Bulls
19832925Larry MicheauxChicago Bulls
19903023Carl HerreraHouston Rockets
199144217Alvaro TeheranPhiladelphia 76ers
197347312Steve NewsomeChicago Bulls
200150222Alton FordPhoenix Suns
199452225Anthony GoldwirePhoenix Suns
19715645Jim WelchAtlanta Hawks
19755945Louis DunbarPhiladelphia 76ers
197678510Dave MarrsHouston Rockets
19757856Maurice PresleyPortland Trail Blazers
198680410Alvin FranklinSacramento Kings
195481101Gary ShiversBaltimore Bullets
19788951Cecile RoseNew Jersey Nets
1965101142Jack MorgenthalPhiladelphia 76ers
1985103510Reid GettysChicago Bulls
1967105103Don KruzeLos Angeles Lakers
196911794George ReynoldsDetroit Pistons
1978128618Charles ThompsonPhoenix Suns
1982136621Lynden RoseLos Angeles Lakers
19701831113Mel BellBaltimore Bullets
1980189910Ken WilliamsDallas Mavericks
1970189126Ollie TaylorCleveland Cavaliers
1984208102Carl LewisChicago Bulls
1956n.d.n.d.n.d.Don BoldebuckBoston Celtics
1956n.d.n.d.n.d.Arthur HelmsSt. Louis Hawks
1955n.d.n.d.n.d.Don BoldebuckMinneapolis Lakers
1952n.d.n.d.n.d.Ray RoyceRochester Royals
1947n.d.n.d.n.d.Charles RaynorBaltimore Bullets
(1) Non NCAA international players are listed by their country