NBA players drafted/signed out of California

The basketball team of California is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the Pac-12 conference and is nicknamed as the Golden Bears.

50 players have been selected out of California in NBA draft history, 10 in the first round (1 during the last 10 years), 11 in the second round and 4 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of California was selected in the NBA draft was in 2017.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of California: Golden State Warriors (10 times), New York Knicks (8), Cleveland Cavaliers (4).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of California 1

Former NBA players out of California 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Tyrone Wallace2016 (60)PG/SG1.96/ 6'5''201720224
Ryan Anderson2008 (21)PF2.06/ 6'9''2008202012
Allen Crabbe2013 (31)G/F1.96/ 6'5''201320207
Ivan Rabb2017 (35)PF/C2.08/ 6'10''201720192
Jabari Bird2017 (56)F/G1.98/ 6'6''201720181
Jorge Gutiérrez2012 (-)PG/SG1.91/ 6'3''201320163
P. Christopher2010 (-)G/F1.96/ 6'5''201420151
Jason Kidd1994 (2)PG/SG1.93/ 6'4''1994201319
Francisco Elson1999 (41)C/PF2.13/ 7'0''200320129
Sean Marks1998 (44)C2.08/ 6'10''1998201111
Leon Powe2006 (49)PF/C2.03/ 6'8''200620115
S. Abdur-Rahim1996 (3)PF2.06/ 6'9''1996200812
Jamal Sampson2002 (46)PF/C2.10/ 6'11''200220075
Lamond Murray1994 (7)SF2.01/ 6'7''1994200611
Geno Carlisle1999 (-)SG1.91/ 6'3''200420051
Michael Stewart1997 (-)C/PF2.08/ 6'10''199720058
Sean Lampley2001 (44)SF/PF2.00/ 6'7''200220042
Kevin Johnson1987 (7)PG1.85/ 6'1''1987200012
Ed Gray1997 (22)SG1.91/ 6'3''199719992
Mark McNamara1982 (22)C/PF2.11/ 6'11''198219918
Leonard Taylor1989 (-)PF2.03/ 6'8''198919901
Phil Chenier1971 (-)PG1.91/ 6'3''1971198110
John Coughran1973 (74)SF/PF2.01/ 6'7''197919801
Charles Johnson1971 (93)SG/PG1.83/ 6'0''197219797
Darrall Imhoff1960 (3)C2.08/ 6'10''1960197212
Jackie Ridgle1971 (41)SG1.93/ 6'4''197119721
Larry Friend1957 (13)G/F1.93/ 6'4''195719581
Don Henriksenn.dPF/C2.00/ 6'7''195219552
Mike O'Neill1949 (-)SF1.91/ 6'3''195219531
Jack Rocker1947 (-)PF/C1.96/ 6'5''194719481
Chet Carlislen.dPF/C1.96/ 6'5''194619471
Richard Solomon2014 (-)C2.11/ 6'11''--------0

Other NBA draft picks out of California 1

1948919Chuck HangerMinneapolis Lakers
19552642Bob McKeenRochester Royals
19513141Bill HaglerBaltimore Bullets
197241311Ansley TruittNew York Knicks
19594565Bob DaltonSyracuse Nationals
200850220DeVon HardinSeattle SuperSonics
19605173Dick DoughtyNew York Knicks
19615464Bill McClintockLos Angeles Lakers
19655771Dan WoltersSan Francisco Warriors
19536278Bob MathenyNew York Knicks
198065319Doug TruePhoenix Suns
19647795Camden WailSan Francisco Warriors
197682514Connie WhiteAtlanta Hawks
196985614Paul LovedayBaltimore Bullets
197686518Carl BirdGolden State Warriors
196095172Tandy GillisNew York Knicks
196199121Earl ShultzNew York Knicks
194810098Andy WolfePhiladelphia Warriors
1987114522Dave ButlerBoston Celtics
1974119711Brady AllenGolden State Warriors
1981134619Kevin SingletonLos Angeles Lakers
198414172Butch HaysChicago Bulls
1972141912Bill DueyGolden State Warriors
1969143112Bob PresleyMilwaukee Bucks
198414677Michael PittsSan Antonio Spurs
1968153126Bob WolfeSan Francisco Warriors
1974155911Carl MeierGolden State Warriors
197917599Gene RansomGolden State Warriors
(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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