NBA players drafted/signed out of LSU

The basketball team of LSU is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the SEC conference and is nicknamed as the Tigers.

60 players have been selected out of LSU in NBA draft history, 17 in the first round (4 during the last 10 years), 18 in the second round and 6 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of LSU was selected in the NBA draft was in 2022.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of LSU: Atlanta Hawks (7 times), Denver Nuggets (4), Washington Wizards (4).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of LSU 1

Former NBA players out of LSU 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Javonte Smart2021 (-)PG1.93/ 6'4''202120241
Darius Days2022 (-)C/PF2.01/ 6'7''202220231
Tremont Waters2019 (51)PG1.78/ 5'10''201920223
Josh Gray2016 (-)PG1.83/ 6'0''201720202
Antonio Blakeney2017 (-)G/F1.93/ 6'4''201720192
Jarell Martin2015 (25)PF/C2.08/ 6'10''201520194
Brandon Sampson2018 (-)F/G1.96/ 6'5''201820191
Jordan Mickey2015 (33)PF/C2.03/ 6'8''201520183
Johnny O'Bryant2014 (36)C/PF2.06/ 6'9''201420184
Tim Quarterman2016 (-)PG/SG1.98/ 6'6''201620182
Brandon Bass2005 (33)PF2.03/ 6'8''2005201712
Justin Hamilton2012 (45)C2.13/ 7'0''201320173
Marcus Thornton2009 (43)SG/PG1.93/ 6'4''200920178
Glen Davis2007 (35)C/PF2.06/ 6'9''200720158
Tyrus Thomas2006 (4)PF/C2.06/ 6'9''200620158
Anthony Randolph2008 (14)PF/C2.08/ 6'10''200820146
Chris Johnsonn.dC2.11/ 6'11''201020133
Ronald Dupreen.dSF2.01/ 6'7''200320116
Shaquille O'Neal1992 (1)C2.16/ 7'1''1992201119
Stromile Swift2000 (2)PF/C2.06/ 6'9''200020099
Randy Livingston1996 (42)PG1.93/ 6'4''1996200711
Jabari Smith2000 (45)C/PF2.10/ 6'11''200020054
Maurice Carter1999 (-)SG1.96/ 6'5''200320041
M. Abdul-Rauf1990 (3)PG1.85/ 6'1''199020019
Stanley Roberts1991 (23)C2.13/ 7'0''199120008
Geert Hammink1993 (26)C2.13/ 7'0''199319963
Jerry Reynolds1985 (22)G/F2.03/ 6'8''198519968
John Williams1986 (12)PF/C2.03/ 6'8''198619958
Ricky Blanton1989 (46)SF2.01/ 6'7''199219931
Nikita Wilson1987 (30)SF/PF2.03/ 6'8''198719881
Howard Carter1983 (15)SG1.96/ 6'5''198319852
Rudy Macklin1981 (52)F/G2.00/ 6'7''198119843
DeWayne Scales1980 (36)PF2.03/ 6'8''198019843
Kenny Higgs1978 (57)PG1.83/ 6'0''197819823
Pete Maravich1970 (3)SG/PG1.96/ 6'5''1970198010
Glenn Hansen1975 (31)SG1.93/ 6'4''197519783
Bob Pettit1954 (2)PF/C2.06/ 6'9''1954196511
Frank Briann.dSG/PG1.85/ 6'1''194919567
John Chaney1947 (-)PF/C1.91/ 6'3''194919501

Other NBA draft picks out of LSU 1

1952515Joe DeanIndianapolis Olympians
197031214Dan HesterAtlanta Hawks
198140217Greg CookNew York Knicks
19664656John JonesBaltimore Bullets
198849224Jose VargasDallas Mavericks
199655226Ronnie HendersonWashington Bullets
19725649Al SaundersBaltimore Bullets
19885737Hernán MontenegroPhiladelphia 76ers
198460313Leonard MitchellCleveland Cavaliers
19746147Eddie PalubinskasAtlanta Hawks
19556387Don BelcherFort Wayne Pistons
198664317Don ReddenDenver Nuggets
197964320Al GreenPhoenix Suns
19867242Derrick TaylorIndiana Pacers
19487372Jack ColemanIndianapolis Jets
19817445Ethan MartinCleveland Cavaliers
196079115Dick DaviesSt. Louis Hawks
197980414Lionel GreenHouston Rockets
196588115Dick MaileCincinnati Royals
19488987Bob LowtherMinneapolis Lakers
19749464Collis TemplePhoenix Suns
198110159Willie SimsDenver Nuggets
1987102510Anthony WilsonChicago Bulls
1961105141Bill EngressorNew York Knicks
198012166Rick MattickNew Jersey Nets
1971184122Butch WebsterBuffalo Braves
1984198914John TudorDallas Mavericks
1971230171Nelson IsleyBuffalo Braves
(1) Non NCAA international players are listed by the country in which they were playing when drafted or signed if undrafted.