NBA players drafted/signed out of Louisville

The basketball team of Louisville is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the ACC conference and is nicknamed as the Cardinals.

75 players have been selected out of Louisville in NBA draft history, 24 in the first round (2 during the last 10 years), 24 in the second round and 5 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Louisville was selected in the NBA draft was in 2021.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of Louisville: Golden State Warriors (9 times), Sacramento Kings (8), Philadelphia 76ers (6).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of Louisville 1

Former NBA players out of Louisville 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Gorgui Dieng2013 (21)C2.08/ 6'10''2013202310
Montrezl Harrell2015 (32)C2.01/ 6'7''201520238
Carlik Jones2021 (-)PG1.85/ 6'1''202120232
David Johnson2021 (47)SG/PG1.93/ 6'4''202120221
Ray Spalding2018 (56)PF/C2.08/ 6'10''201820212
Deng Adel2018 (-)SF/PF2.01/ 6'7''201820191
Mangok Mathiang2017 (-)PF/C2.08/ 6'10''201720181
Chinanu Onuaku2016 (37)PF2.08/ 6'10''201620182
Russ Smith2014 (47)PG1.83/ 6'0''201420162
Earl Clark2009 (14)PF/SF2.08/ 6'10''200920156
Francisco García2005 (23)SF2.01/ 6'7''2005201510
Peyton Siva2013 (56)PG1.83/ 6'0''201320141
Chris Smith2012 (-)PG1.88/ 6'2''201320141
Samardo Samuelsn.dC/PF2.06/ 6'9''201020133
Terrence Williams2009 (11)F/G1.98/ 6'6''200920134
Jerry Smith2010 (-)PG/SG1.88/ 6'2''201120121
Reece Gaines2003 (15)SG/PG1.98/ 6'6''200320063
Samaki Walker1996 (9)PF2.06/ 6'9''1996200610
Felton Spencer1990 (6)C2.13/ 7'0''1990200212
Pervis Ellison1989 (1)C2.06/ 6'9''1989200111
Greg Minor1994 (25)SF1.98/ 6'6''199419995
Alvin Sims1997 (-)SG1.93/ 6'4''199819991
DeJuan Wheat1997 (51)PG1.83/ 6'0''199719992
Clifford Rozier1994 (16)PF/C2.11/ 6'11''199419984
Jerome Harmon1990 (-)SG1.93/ 6'4''199419951
Dwayne Morton1994 (45)F/G2.01/ 6'7''199419951
LaBradford Smith1991 (19)SG1.91/ 6'3''199119943
Rodney McCray1983 (3)SF2.01/ 6'7''1983199310
Kenny Payne1989 (19)SF2.03/ 6'8''198919934
Billy Thompson1986 (19)SF2.01/ 6'7''198619926
Darrell Griffith1980 (2)SG1.93/ 6'4''1980199110
Derek Smith1982 (35)G/F1.98/ 6'6''198219919
Milt Wagner1986 (35)SG1.96/ 6'5''198719912
Charles Jones1984 (36)PF/C2.03/ 6'8''198419894
Lancaster Gordon1984 (8)PG/SG1.91/ 6'3''198419884
Junior Bridgeman1975 (8)F/G1.96/ 6'5''1975198712
Jerry Eaves1982 (55)PG1.93/ 6'4''198219874
Scooter McCray1983 (36)PF2.05/ 6'9''198319873
Roger Burkman1981 (130)SG1.96/ 6'5''198119821
Wes Unseld1968 (2)C/PF2.01/ 6'7''1968198113
Rick Wilson1978 (25)SG1.96/ 6'5''197819802
Butch Beard1969 (10)PG/SG1.91/ 6'3''196919799
Wesley Cox1977 (18)SF1.98/ 6'6''197719792
Jim Price1972 (16)PG/SG1.91/ 6'3''197219797
Phil Bond1977 (62)SG1.88/ 6'2''197719781
Allen Murphy1975 (35)SG1.96/ 6'5''197619771
Bud Olsen1962 (15)PF2.03/ 6'8''196219697
Chuck Noble1954 (30)SG/PG1.93/ 6'4''195519627
Jack Turner1961 (18)G/F1.96/ 6'5''196119621
Charles Tyra1957 (2)PF/C2.03/ 6'8''195719625
Phil Rollins1956 (16)SG/PG1.88/ 6'2''195819613
Jack Coleman1949 (24)PF/C2.01/ 6'7''194919589
Bob Lochmueller1952 (8)SF1.96/ 6'5''195219531
Bob Nabern.dSF1.91/ 6'3''195219531
Jaylen Johnson2017 (-)PF2.06/ 6'9''--------0

Other NBA draft picks out of Louisville 1

19591022Don GoldsteinDetroit Pistons
19611324Fred SawyerLos Angeles Lakers
19571527Jim MorganSyracuse Nationals
19471727Jack KnopfSt. Louis Bombers
19523446Bob BrownPhiladelphia Warriors
19503741Ken ReevesBoston Celtics
196942313Mike GrossoPhiladelphia 76ers
194847411Hugh ComptonPhiladelphia Warriors
19785137Ricky GallonBuffalo Braves
19575984Bill DarraghSt. Louis Hawks
19696053Jerry KingSeattle SuperSonics
198861311Herbert CrookIndiana Pacers
195671101Jerry MoremanRochester Royals
195883132Jerry DuPontCincinnati Royals
197084516Mike GrossoMilwaukee Bucks
195589122John PrudhoeRochester Royals
197290610Ron ThomasSeattle SuperSonics
197293613Henry BaconGolden State Warriors
1979102514Larry WilliamsDenver Nuggets
1961104133Howard StacySt. Louis Hawks
198611862Jeff HallIndiana Pacers
198212065Poncho WrightKansas City Kings
197413387Bill ButlerAtlanta Hawks
1980150712Bobby TurnerNew York Knicks
19721531010Al VilcheckPhoenix Suns
1968191162Fred HoldenChicago Bulls
(1) Non NCAA international players are listed by the country in which they were playing when drafted or signed if undrafted.