NBA players drafted/signed out of Eastern Kentucky

The basketball team of Eastern Kentucky is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the Ohio Valley conference and is nicknamed as the Colonels.

28 players have been selected out of Eastern Kentucky in NBA draft history, 1 in the first round (0 during the last 10 years), 0 in the second round and 1 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Eastern Kentucky was selected in the NBA draft was in 1981.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of Eastern Kentucky: New York Knicks (5 times), Sacramento Kings (2), Oklahoma City Thunder (2).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of Eastern Kentucky 1

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

Former NBA players out of Eastern Kentucky 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Garfield Smith1968 (32)C/PF2.05/ 6'9''197019722
Bobby Washington1969 (168)PG1.81/ 5'11''197019722
Jim Baechtold1952 (2)F/G1.93/ 6'4''195219575
Chuck Mrazovich1950 (33)PF/SF1.96/ 6'5''195019511
Tex Ritter1948 (75)G/F1.88/ 6'2''194819513
Freddie Lewisn.dF/G1.88/ 6'2''194819502
Corey Walden2015 (-)SG/PG1.88/ 6'2''--------0

Other NBA draft picks out of Eastern Kentucky 1

19602945Carl ColeSyracuse Nationals
196630310Ed BodkinChicago Bulls
19533144Jim BinghamFort Wayne Pistons
19614048Carl ColeBoston Celtics
19504044Paul HicksTri-Cities Blackhawks
19534762Elmer TolsonBaltimore Bullets
19724942George BryantBuffalo Braves
19594971Dale MooreCincinnati Royals
19565274Jack AdamsNew York Knicks
198164318Tom BakerSan Antonio Spurs
19707456Boyd LynchSeattle SuperSonics
19537694Dick WhiteFort Wayne Pistons
196282102Ralph RichardsonNew York Knicks
196384151Ron PickettNew York Knicks
195392113Will BalesRochester Royals
19799759Jim TillmanMilwaukee Bucks
197697611Carl BrownPhoenix Suns
1965110163Bob TolanSt. Louis Hawks
1970115713Willie WoodsLos Angeles Lakers
1970154101Toke ColemanSan Diego Rockets
1973191143Charles MitchellCleveland Cavaliers
19711941212Carl GreenfieldNew York Knicks
1980197918Jim TillmanSeattle SuperSonics
(1) Non NCAA international players are listed by the country in which they were playing when drafted or signed if undrafted.