NBA players drafted/signed out of Long Island

The basketball team of Long Island is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the Northeast conference and is nicknamed as the Sharks.

16 players have been selected out of Long Island in NBA draft history, 2 in the first round (0 during the last 10 years), 4 in the second round and 1 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Long Island was selected in the NBA draft was in 1985.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of Long Island: New York Knicks (5 times), Boston Celtics (2), Atlanta Hawks (2).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of Long Island 1

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

Former NBA players out of Long Island 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Charles Jonesn.dPG/SG1.90/ 6'3''199820002
Carey Scurry1985 (37)SF2.00/ 6'7''198519883
Luther Green1969 (41)PF2.00/ 6'7''197219731
Ray Felix1953 (3)C2.11/ 6'11''195319629
Rollen Hansn.dSG1.88/ 6'2''195319552
Al Rogesn.dG/F1.93/ 6'4''195319552
Don Ackerman1953 (11)PG1.83/ 6'0''195319541
Dick Surhoff1952 (56)PF/SF1.93/ 6'4''195219542
Hal Uplingern.dSG1.93/ 6'4''195319541
Herb Scherer1950 (19)C2.05/ 6'9''195019522
Hank Beendersn.dPF/C1.98/ 6'6''194619493
Carl Meinholdn.dG/F1.88/ 6'2''194719492
Howie Rader1948 (-)G/F1.85/ 6'1''194819491
Irv Rothenberg1947 (56)C2.00/ 6'7''194619493
Irv Torgoffn.dSF1.88/ 6'2''194619493
Art Hillhousen.dC2.00/ 6'7''194619482
Dick Holub1947 (5)C1.98/ 6'6''194719481
Hank Biasatti1947 (13)PG/SG1.81/ 5'11''194619471
Michael Bytzuran.dSF1.85/ 6'1''194619471
Frido Freyn.dSF1.88/ 6'2''194619471
Frank Fucarinon.dG/F1.88/ 6'2''194619471
Ossie Schectmann.dSG1.83/ 6'0''194619471

Other NBA draft picks out of Long Island 1

19674855Barry LeibowitzNew York Knicks
19727259Walter JonesBaltimore Bullets
19667992Al GrantSt. Louis Hawks
19688476Larry NewboldDetroit Pistons
19681301010Ivan LeschinskyBoston Celtics
1984173811Robert BrownAtlanta Hawks
198218793Riley ClaridaUtah Jazz
(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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