NBA players drafted/signed out of Michigan State

The basketball team of Michigan State is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the Big Ten conference and is nicknamed as the Spartans.

65 players have been selected out of Michigan State in NBA draft history, 21 in the first round (5 during the last 10 years), 17 in the second round and 1 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Michigan State was selected in the NBA draft was in 2022.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of Michigan State: Detroit Pistons (10 times), Golden State Warriors (6), Chicago Bulls (6).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of Michigan State 1

Former NBA players out of Michigan State 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Bryn Forbes2016 (-)SG1.88/ 6'2''201620237
Aaron Henry2021 (-)F/G1.98/ 6'6''202120221
Denzel Valentine2016 (14)F/G1.93/ 6'4''201620225
Cassius Winston2020 (53)PG1.85/ 6'1''202020222
Deyonta Davis2016 (31)C/PF2.11/ 6'11''201620193
Kalin Lucas2011 (-)PG1.85/ 6'1''201420192
Matt Costello2016 (-)PF/C2.06/ 6'9''201720181
Adreian Payne2014 (15)PF2.08/ 6'10''201420184
Zach Randolph2001 (19)PF/C2.06/ 6'9''2001201817
Alan Andersonn.dG/F1.98/ 6'6''200520178
Keith Appling2014 (-)PG1.85/ 6'1''201520161
Branden Dawson2015 (56)SF/PF1.98/ 6'6''201520161
Shannon Brown2006 (25)SG1.91/ 6'3''200620159
Jason Richardson2001 (5)G/F1.98/ 6'6''2001201513
Maurice Ager2006 (28)SG/PG1.96/ 6'5''200620114
Charlie Belln.dSG1.91/ 6'3''200120117
Morris Peterson2000 (21)G/F2.01/ 6'7''2000201111
Paul Davis2006 (34)C/PF2.11/ 6'11''200620104
Eric Snow1995 (43)PG1.91/ 6'3''1995200813
Kevin Willis1984 (11)C/PF2.13/ 7'0''1984200721
Mateen Cleaves2000 (14)PG1.88/ 6'2''200020066
Anthony Miller1994 (39)PF2.06/ 6'9''199420058
Steve Smith1991 (5)SG2.03/ 6'8''1991200514
Jamie Feick1996 (48)C2.06/ 6'9''199620015
Shawn Respert1995 (8)PG1.91/ 6'3''199519994
Matt Steigenga1992 (52)SF2.01/ 6'7''199619971
Darryl Johnson1987 (58)PG1.85/ 6'1''199519961
Magic Johnson1979 (1)PG/SG2.06/ 6'9''1979199613
Mike Peplowski1993 (52)C2.08/ 6'10''199319963
Scott Skiles1986 (22)PG1.88/ 6'2''1986199610
Sam Vincent1985 (20)PG1.88/ 6'2''198519927
Jay Vincent1981 (24)PF/SF2.01/ 6'7''198119909
Ken Johnson1985 (28)PF2.03/ 6'8''198519861
Greg Kelser1979 (4)SF2.01/ 6'7''197919856
Terry Furlow1976 (12)G/F1.93/ 6'4''197619804
Ralph Simpson1972 (11)G/F1.96/ 6'5''197619804
Lindsay Hairston1975 (64)SF2.01/ 6'7''197519761
Johnny Green1959 (7)SF1.96/ 6'5''1959197314
Ed Burtonn.dPF/SF1.98/ 6'6''196119652
Al Ferrari1955 (17)G/F1.93/ 6'4''195519636
Horace Walker1960 (30)SF1.91/ 6'3''196119621
Bob Anderegg1959 (22)F/G1.91/ 6'3''195919601
Bob Armstrong1955 (42)C/PF2.03/ 6'8''195619571
Bob Brannumn.dPF1.96/ 6'5''194919555
Chet Aubuchonn.dPG1.78/ 5'10''194619471
Joey Hauser2023 (-)PF2.06/ 6'9''--------0
Travis Trice2015 (-)PG1.88/ 6'2''--------0

Other NBA draft picks out of Michigan State 1

19664858Stan WashingtonLos Angeles Lakers
200950220Goran SutonUtah Jazz
19695047Lee LafayetteSan Francisco Warriors
19565072Julius McCoySt. Louis Hawks
200251223Marcus TaylorMinnesota Timberwolves
200151223Andre HutsonMilwaukee Bucks
19585983Jack QuiggleDetroit Pistons
195872104Larry HeddenPhiladelphia Warriors
19807445Ron CharlesChicago Bulls
19717557Rudy BenjaminSan Diego Rockets
19527585Gordon StaufferIndianapolis Olympians
19879755Vernon CarrSacramento Kings
19779759Bob ChapmanKansas City Kings
196498141Pete GentBaltimore Bullets
197411173Mike RobinsonCleveland Cavaliers
1967114111Bubba SmithBaltimore Bullets
197511779Peter DavisNew York Knicks
198312468Derek PerryDetroit Pistons
1967135132Matt AitchDetroit Pistons
197314598Bill KelgoreDetroit Pistons
1986155716Larry PolecDetroit Pistons
1981181820Mike BrkovichMilwaukee Bucks
198219399Kevin SmithDetroit Pistons
1984203919Ben TowerDetroit Pistons
(1) Non NCAA international players are listed by the country in which they were playing when drafted or signed if undrafted.