NBA players drafted/signed out of Canisius

The basketball team of Canisius is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the MAAC conference and is nicknamed as the Golden Griffins.

21 players have been selected out of Canisius in NBA draft history, 0 in the first round (0 during the last 10 years), 2 in the second round and 0 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Canisius was selected in the NBA draft was in 1985.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of Canisius: New York Knicks (5 times), Los Angeles Clippers (4), Sacramento Kings (3).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of Canisius 1

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

Former NBA players out of Canisius 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Mike Smrek1985 (25)C/PF2.13/ 7'0''198519927
Larry Fogle1975 (34)SG1.96/ 6'5''197519761
Mike Macaluso1973 (88)F/G1.96/ 6'5''197319741
Johnny McCarthy1956 (25)PG/SG1.85/ 6'1''195619646
Herm Hedderick1952 (37)SG1.96/ 6'5''195419551
Al Masinon.dPG1.78/ 5'10''195219542
Leroy Cholletn.dSF/PF1.88/ 6'2''194919512
Mel Thurston1947 (-)PG/SG1.83/ 6'0''194719481

Other NBA draft picks out of Canisius 1

19631931Bill O'ConnorNew York Knicks
19572844Hank NowakSt. Louis Hawks
19643751Tony GennariNew York Knicks
19724841Gary StewartPortland Trail Blazers
19676166John MorrisonSt. Louis Hawks
19678889Andy AndersonBoston Celtics
19489088Hank O'KeefeRochester Royals
195395116Larry O'ConnorNew York Knicks
1985105512Ray HallUtah Jazz
197610773Craig ProsserKansas City Kings
197113892Gary StewartBuffalo Braves
198214476Phil SeymoreNew York Knicks
19761691012Tim StokesBuffalo Braves
1973176122Aaron CovingtonBuffalo Braves
1984210104Robert TurnerHouston Rockets
1971210143Gene RobersonSan Diego Rockets
(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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