NBA players drafted/signed out of Jackson State

The basketball team of Jackson State is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the SWAC conference and is nicknamed as the Tigers.

23 players have been selected out of Jackson State in NBA draft history, 3 in the first round (0 during the last 10 years), 4 in the second round and 0 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Jackson State was selected in the NBA draft was in 1995.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of Jackson State: Washington Wizards (5 times), New York Knicks (2), Portland Trail Blazers (2).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of Jackson State 1

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

Former NBA players out of Jackson State 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Trey Johnsonn.dSG1.96/ 6'5''200820123
Lindsey Hunter1993 (10)PG1.88/ 6'2''1993201017
Dwayne Whitfield1995 (40)PF2.05/ 6'9''199519961
Ryan Lorthridge1994 (-)SG1.93/ 6'4''199419951
Purvis Short1978 (5)F/G2.01/ 6'7''1978199012
Audie Norris1982 (37)C2.06/ 6'9''198219853
Sylvester Norris1979 (63)C2.11/ 6'11''197919801
Henry Ward1975 (99)SG1.93/ 6'4''197619771
Cornell Warner1970 (24)PF/C2.06/ 6'9''197019777
Gene Short1975 (9)SF1.98/ 6'6''197519761
A.W. Holt1969 (-)SF2.01/ 6'7''197019711
Ed Manning1967 (80)SF/PF2.01/ 6'7''196719714
Cleveland Buckner1961 (51)PF/C2.05/ 6'9''196119632
McCoy Ingramn.dPF2.03/ 6'8''195719581

Other NBA draft picks out of Jackson State 1

19872926Lester FonvillePortland Trail Blazers
197045311Lou HerndonChicago Bulls
19655164Lavonne LeFloreBaltimore Bullets
19689381Aaron SellersSan Diego Rockets
197799511Al SmithCleveland Cavaliers
197210679Marvin BrownBaltimore Bullets
1970116714John ShinallAtlanta Hawks
1972125812Russell GoldenPhoenix Suns
197112889Russell GoldenBaltimore Bullets
1981133618Norman ShaversSan Antonio Spurs
1970147911Glen JohnsonChicago Bulls
1972161115Marvin WatkinsBaltimore Bullets
1982183822Donald SealsPhiladelphia 76ers
(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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