NBA draft picks out of Long Island

Long Island basketball team is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in Northeast conference and is known as the Blackbirds.

16 players coming from Long Island has been selected in NBA draft history, 2 in first round (0 during last 10 years), 3 in second round and 1 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Long Island was selected in NBA draft was in 1985.

NBA teams with most selected players out of Long Island: New York Knicks (5 times), Boston Celtics (2), Atlanta Hawks (2).

NBA draft picks out of Long Island1
YEARPICKROUNDPOS.PLAYERTEAM
1953212Ray FelixBaltimore Bullets
1947515Dick HolubNew York Knicks
1950132n.d.Herb SchererNew York Knicks
198537213Carey ScurryUtah Jazz
196941312Luther GreenCincinnati Royals
19674855Barry LeibowitzNew York Knicks
19727259Walter JonesBaltimore Bullets
19667992Al GrantSt. Louis Hawks
19688476Larry NewboldDetroit Pistons
19681301010Ivan LeschinskyBoston Celtics
1984173811Robert BrownAtlanta Hawks
198218793Riley ClaridaUtah Jazz
1953n.d.2n.d.Buddy AckermanNew York Knicks
1952n.d.n.d.n.d.Dick SurhoffNew York Knicks
1947n.d.n.d.n.d.Hank BiasattiBoston Celtics
1947n.d.n.d.n.d.Irwin RothenbergWashington Capitols
(1) Non NCAA international players are listed by their country