NBA players drafted/signed out of Duke

The basketball team of Duke is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the ACC conference and is nicknamed as the Blue Devils.

107 players have been selected out of Duke in NBA draft history, 53 in the first round (21 during the last 10 years), 21 in the second round and 17 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Duke was selected in the NBA draft was in 2022.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of Duke: Detroit Pistons (8 times), Atlanta Hawks (8), Chicago Bulls (7).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of Duke 1

Former NBA players out of Duke 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Vernon Carey Jr.2020 (32)C2.06/ 6'9''202020232
Javin DeLaurier2020 (-)PF2.08/ 6'10''202120221
Rodney Hood2014 (23)G/F2.03/ 6'8''201420228
Frank Jackson2017 (31)PG/SG1.91/ 6'3''201820224
Jabari Parker2014 (2)PF2.03/ 6'8''201420228
Cassius Stanley2020 (54)G/F1.98/ 6'6''202020222
Marques Bolden2019 (-)C/PF2.08/ 6'10''201920212
Quinn Cook2015 (-)PG1.88/ 6'2''201620215
Harry Giles2017 (20)C/PF2.11/ 6'11''201820213
Jahlil Okafor2015 (3)C2.08/ 6'10''201520216
J.J. Redick2006 (11)SG1.91/ 6'3''2006202115
Amile Jefferson2017 (-)PF2.06/ 6'9''201820202
Lance Thomasn.dPF2.03/ 6'8''201120209
Luol Deng2004 (7)SF/PF2.06/ 6'9''2004201915
Trevon Duval2018 (-)PG1.91/ 6'3''201820191
Miles Plumlee2012 (26)C2.11/ 6'11''201220197
Josh McRoberts2007 (37)PF2.08/ 6'10''2007201811
Marshall Plumlee2016 (-)C2.13/ 7'0''201620182
Kyle Singler2011 (33)SF/PF2.06/ 6'9''201220186
Mike Dunleavy2002 (3)SF2.06/ 6'9''2002201715
Gerald Henderson2009 (12)SG1.96/ 6'5''200920178
Dahntay Jones2003 (20)F/G1.98/ 6'6''2003201713
Ryan Kelly2013 (48)PF/SF2.11/ 6'11''201320174
Elton Brand1999 (1)PF/C2.06/ 6'9''1999201617
Carlos Boozer2002 (34)PF/C2.06/ 6'9''2002201513
Andre Dawkins2014 (-)SG1.96/ 6'5''201420151
Shavlik Randolphn.dPF2.08/ 6'10''200520158
Shane Battier2001 (6)F/G2.03/ 6'8''2001201413
Chris Duhon2004 (38)PG1.85/ 6'1''200420139
Grant Hill1994 (3)SF2.03/ 6'8''1994201318
Corey Maggette1999 (13)SF1.98/ 6'6''1999201314
Nolan Smith2011 (21)PG/SG1.88/ 6'2''201120132
Shelden Williams2006 (5)C/PF2.06/ 6'9''200620126
DeMarcus Nelsonn.dPG1.93/ 6'4''200820091
Daniel Ewing2005 (32)PG/SG1.90/ 6'3''200520072
C. Laettner1992 (3)C/PF2.11/ 6'11''1992200513
Cherokee Parks1995 (12)C/PF2.11/ 6'11''199520049
Danny Ferry1989 (2)PF/SF2.08/ 6'10''1990200313
Jay Williams2002 (2)PG1.88/ 6'2''200220031
William Avery1999 (14)PG1.91/ 6'3''199920023
Trajan Langdon1999 (11)SG1.92/ 6'4''199920023
Roshown McLeod1998 (20)SF2.03/ 6'8''199820013
Antonio Lang1994 (29)SF/PF2.03/ 6'8''199420006
Bobby Hurley1993 (7)PG1.83/ 6'0''199319985
Alaa Abdelnaby1990 (25)PF/C2.08/ 6'10''199019955
Johnny Dawkins1986 (10)PG1.88/ 6'2''198619959
Brian Davis1992 (48)F/G2.01/ 6'7''199319941
Mike Gminski1980 (7)C2.11/ 6'11''1980199414
Mark Alarie1986 (18)PF2.01/ 6'7''198619915
Dave Henderson1986 (58)SG1.96/ 6'5''198719881
Martin Nessley1987 (116)C2.18/ 7'2''198719881
Gene Banks1981 (28)G/F2.01/ 6'7''198119876
Kenny Dennard1981 (78)PF2.03/ 6'8''198119843
Jim Spanarkel1979 (16)G/F1.96/ 6'5''197919845
Vince Taylor1982 (34)G/F1.96/ 6'5''198219831
Tate Armstrong1977 (13)SG1.91/ 6'3''197719792
Mark Crow1977 (111)SF2.01/ 6'7''197719781
Randy Denton1971 (61)C2.08/ 6'10''197619771
Jack Marin1966 (5)F/G2.01/ 6'7''1966197711
Jeff Mullins1964 (7)G/F1.93/ 6'4''1964197612
Gary Melchionni1973 (33)PG/SG1.88/ 6'2''197319752
Bob Verga1967 (25)SG/PG1.85/ 6'1''197319741
Joe Kennedy1968 (122)SF1.98/ 6'6''196819702
Art Heyman1963 (2)F/G1.96/ 6'5''196319663
Doug Kistler1961 (26)PF/SF2.05/ 6'9''196119621
Dick Groat1952 (3)PG/SG1.80/ 5'11''195219531
Bob Ganttn.dPF/SF1.93/ 6'4''194619471
Matthew Hurt2021 (-)PF2.06/ 6'9''--------0
Brian Zoubek2010 (-)C2.16/ 7'1''--------0

Other NBA draft picks out of Duke 1

19562844Ronnie MayerNew York Knicks
19663343Steve VacendakSan Francisco Warriors
19473646Ed KoffenbergerPhiladelphia Warriors
199339212Thomas HillIndiana Pacers
19543953Rudy D'EmilioPhiladelphia Warriors
19564058Joe BelmontPhiladelphia Warriors
200041212Chris CarrawellSan Antonio Spurs
199541212Erik MeekHouston Rockets
19584565Bucky AllenPhiladelphia Warriors
199049222Phil HendersonDallas Mavericks
19875539Tommy AmakerSeattle SuperSonics
19675661Bob RiedyBaltimore Bullets
19655669Haskell TisonBoston Celtics
19545874Bernie JanickiFort Wayne Pistons
19646885Jay BuckleyLos Angeles Lakers
197570416Bob FleischerBuffalo Braves
19767153Willie HodgeKansas City Kings
195884141Jim NewcombCincinnati Royals
196888710Mike LewisBoston Celtics
19698974Steve VandenbergDetroit Pistons
195690141Junior MorganSt. Louis Hawks
196195114Howard HuntLos Angeles Lakers
1986108515Jay BilasDallas Mavericks
1979119611Bob BenderSan Diego Clippers
1985126610Dan MeagherChicago Bulls
197112687Rich KathermanSan Diego Rockets
1969142111Fred LindPhoenix Suns
1971177119Larry SaundersDetroit Pistons
1983210104Tom EmmaChicago Bulls
(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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