NBA players drafted/signed out of Houston

The basketball team of Houston is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the American conference and is nicknamed as the Cougars.

46 players have been selected out of Houston in NBA draft history, 12 in the first round (1 during the last 10 years), 10 in the second round and 4 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Houston was selected in the NBA draft was in 2021.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of Houston: Chicago Bulls (6 times), Boston Celtics (4), Los Angeles Lakers (4).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of Houston 1

Former NBA players out of Houston 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Armoni Brooks2019 (-)PG1.91/ 6'3''202020222
Damyean Dotson2017 (44)SG/PG1.96/ 6'5''201720225
Nate Hinton2020 (-)G/F1.96/ 6'5''202020222
DeJon Jarreau2021 (-)PG/SG1.96/ 6'5''202120221
Jonathon Simmons2012 (-)G/F1.98/ 6'6''201520194
Marcus Cousinn.dPF2.10/ 6'11''201020111
Oliver Lafayetten.dSG1.88/ 6'2''200920101
Damon Jonesn.dPG/SG1.91/ 6'3''1998200911
Bo Outlawn.dPF2.03/ 6'8''1993200815
Andre Owensn.dPG1.93/ 6'4''200520082
Anthony Goldwire1994 (52)PG1.85/ 6'1''199520068
Alton Ford2001 (50)PF2.05/ 6'9''200120043
Sam Mack1992 (-)G/F2.01/ 6'7''199520026
Hakeem Olajuwon1984 (1)C2.13/ 7'0''1984200218
Carl Herrera1990 (30)SF2.06/ 6'9''199119998
Greg Anderson1987 (23)PF/C2.08/ 6'10''1987199810
Clyde Drexler1983 (14)G/F2.01/ 6'7''1983199815
Michael Young1984 (24)F/G2.01/ 6'7''198419903
Otis Birdsong1977 (2)SG/PG1.91/ 6'3''1977198912
Rolando Ferreira1988 (26)C2.16/ 7'1''198819891
Rickie Winslow1987 (28)SF2.03/ 6'8''198719881
Larry Micheaux1983 (29)PF2.06/ 6'9''198319852
Elvin Hayes1968 (1)C/PF2.06/ 6'9''1968198416
Rob Williams1982 (19)PG1.88/ 6'2''198219842
Dwight Jones1973 (9)PF/C2.08/ 6'10''1973198310
Don Chaney1968 (12)SG/PG1.96/ 6'5''1968198011
Dwight Davis1972 (3)PF2.03/ 6'8''197219775
George Reynolds1969 (117)PG/SG1.93/ 6'4''196919701
Gary Phillips1961 (9)SG/PG1.91/ 6'3''196119665
T. Luckenbill1961 (15)PF1.98/ 6'6''196119632

Other NBA draft picks out of Houston 1

19692025Kenny SpainChicago Bulls
19632638Lyle HargerLos Angeles Lakers
199144217Álvaro TeheránPhiladelphia 76ers
19564666Don BoldebuckBoston Celtics
197347312Steve NewsomeChicago Bulls
19474959Charles RaynorBaltimore Bullets
19715645Poo WelchAtlanta Hawks
19755945Louis DunbarPhiladelphia 76ers
19556286Don BoldebuckMinneapolis Lakers
197678510Dave MarrsHouston Rockets
19757856Maurice PresleyPortland Trail Blazers
198680410Alvin FranklinSacramento Kings
195481101Gary ShiversBaltimore Bullets
19528596Ray RoyceRochester Royals
195686131Arthur HelmsSt. Louis Hawks
19788951Cecile RoseNew Jersey Nets
1965101142Jack MorgenthalPhiladelphia 76ers
1985103510Reid GettysChicago Bulls
1967105103Don KruzeLos Angeles Lakers
1978128618Charles ThompsonPhoenix Suns
1982136621Lynden RoseLos Angeles Lakers
19701831113Mel BellBaltimore Bullets
1980189910Ken WilliamsDallas Mavericks
1970189126Ollie TaylorCleveland Cavaliers
1984208102Carl LewisChicago 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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