NBA players drafted/signed out of BYU

The basketball team of BYU is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the West Coast conference and is nicknamed as the Cougars.

45 players have been selected out of BYU in NBA draft history, 7 in the first round (0 during the last 10 years), 9 in the second round and 2 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of BYU was selected in the NBA draft was in 2011.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of BYU: Los Angeles Lakers (6 times), Atlanta Hawks (5), Boston Celtics (4).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of BYU 1

No players drafted/signed out of BYU are currently playing in the NBA.

Former NBA players out of BYU 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Elijah Bryant2018 (-)SG1.96/ 6'5''202020211
Eric Mika2017 (-)PF/C2.08/ 6'10''201920201
Jimmer Fredette2011 (10)SG/PG1.88/ 6'2''201120196
Kyle Collinsworth2016 (-)SG/PG1.98/ 6'6''201720181
Brandon Davies2013 (-)PF2.08/ 6'10''201320152
Rafael Araújo2004 (8)C2.11/ 6'11''200420073
Shawn Bradley1993 (2)C2.29/ 7'6''1993200512
Travis Hansen2003 (37)F/G1.98/ 6'6''200320041
Fred Roberts1982 (27)PF2.08/ 6'10''1983199713
Andy Toolson1990 (-)F/G1.98/ 6'6''199019962
Danny Ainge1981 (31)SG1.96/ 6'5''1981199514
Greg Kite1983 (21)C2.11/ 6'11''1983199512
Michael Smith1989 (13)SF2.08/ 6'10''198919953
Devin Durrant1984 (25)SF2.00/ 6'7''198419862
Jim Eakins1968 (57)C/PF2.11/ 6'11''197619782
Bernie Fryer1972 (109)SG1.90/ 6'3''197319752
Paul Ruffner1970 (28)C2.08/ 6'10''197019753
Craig Raymond1967 (12)C2.11/ 6'11''196819691
John Fairchild1965 (19)SF2.03/ 6'8''196519661
Mel Hutchins1951 (2)PF/C1.98/ 6'6''195119587
Brady Walker1948 (13)PF/C1.98/ 6'6''194819524
Trent Plaisted2008 (46)PF2.10/ 6'11''--------0

Other NBA draft picks out of BYU 1

19511626Roland MinsonNew York Knicks
19663242Jeff CongdonDetroit Pistons
19664454Dick NemelkaSt. Louis Hawks
19824933Steve TrumboUtah Jazz
195058510Joe NelsonRochester Royals
194859511Joe NelsonPhiladelphia Warriors
19807243Alan TaylorUtah Jazz
195672102Hershel PedersonSt. Louis Hawks
19537289Joe RicheyMinneapolis Lakers
194974101Bill WeightBoston Celtics
19527888Jerry RomneyRochester Royals
197384515Kresimir CosicLos Angeles Lakers
195984132John NicollNew York Knicks
195484104Phil LarsonFort Wayne Pistons
198488418Brett ApplegatePortland Trail Blazers
196997712Kari LiimboLos Angeles Lakers
1953103127Harold ChristensenMinneapolis Lakers
197411072Doug RichardsPortland Trail Blazers
1971113711Steve KellyDetroit Pistons
1981114522Steve CraigPhiladelphia 76ers
1985115522Timo SaarelainenLos Angeles Lakers
1977123613Jay ChessmanChicago Bulls
1987124610Tom GneitingSeattle SuperSonics
1972144101Kresimir CosicPortland Trail Blazers
197715584Vern ThompsonAtlanta Hawks
1970179119Doug HowardChicago Bulls
1973186134Kalevi SarkalahtiPhoenix Suns
1973211201Phil TollestropBuffalo Braves
(1) Non NCAA international players are listed by the country in which they were playing when drafted or signed if undrafted.
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