NBA players drafted/signed out of Columbia

The basketball team of Columbia is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the Ivy League conference and is nicknamed as the Lions.

12 players have been selected out of Columbia in NBA draft history, 3 in the first round (0 during the last 10 years), 0 in the second round and 0 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Columbia was selected in the NBA draft was in 1987.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of Columbia: Boston Celtics (2 times).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of Columbia 1

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

Former NBA players out of Columbia 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Jim McMillian1970 (13)SF1.96/ 6'5''197019799
Dave Newmark1968 (31)C2.13/ 7'0''196819702
Jack Molinas1953 (5)SF/PF1.98/ 6'6''195319541
Walt Budko1948 (6)PF/C1.96/ 6'5''194819524
Red Dehnertn.dSF/PF1.91/ 6'3''194619471

Other NBA draft picks out of Columbia 1

19574971Chet ForteCincinnati Royals
198760314Sean CouchIndiana Pacers
19516777John AzaryBoston Celtics
19537593Paul BrandtMilwaukee Hawks
1970112710Heyward DotsonPhoenix Suns
1969124911Roger WalaszakNew York Knicks
197917397Ricky FreeNew Jersey Nets
1979186102Alton ByrdBoston Celtics
(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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