NBA players drafted/signed out of Minnesota

The basketball team of Minnesota is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the Big Ten conference and is nicknamed as the Golden Gophers.

55 players have been selected out of Minnesota in NBA draft history, 17 in the first round (0 during the last 10 years), 6 in the second round and 4 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Minnesota was selected in the NBA draft was in 2020.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of Minnesota: Los Angeles Lakers (15 times), Atlanta Hawks (6), Milwaukee Bucks (4).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of Minnesota 1

Former NBA players out of Minnesota 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Daniel Oturu2020 (33)C2.08/ 6'10''202020222
Kris Humphries2004 (14)C/PF2.06/ 6'9''2004201713
Joel Przybilla2000 (9)C2.16/ 7'1''2000201313
Bobby Jackson1997 (23)PG/SG1.85/ 6'1''1997200912
Kevin Burleson2003 (-)PG1.90/ 6'3''200520061
Voshon Lenard1994 (46)SG1.93/ 6'4''1995200611
John Thomas1997 (25)PF/C2.06/ 6'9''199720065
Quincy Lewis1999 (19)F/G2.01/ 6'7''199920044
Sam Jacobson1998 (26)G/F1.93/ 6'4''199820013
Willie Burton1990 (9)F/G2.03/ 6'8''199019998
Trevor Winter1997 (-)C2.13/ 7'0''199819991
Walter Bond1991 (-)SG1.96/ 6'5''199219953
Bob Martinn.dC2.13/ 7'0''199319952
Randy Breuer1983 (18)C2.21/ 7'3''1983199411
Kevin Lynch1991 (28)SG1.96/ 6'5''199119932
Kevin McHale1980 (3)PF/C2.08/ 6'10''1980199313
Melvin Newbern1990 (-)SG1.93/ 6'4''199219931
Trent Tucker1982 (6)SG1.96/ 6'5''1982199311
Jim Petersen1984 (51)PF/C2.08/ 6'10''198419928
Richard Coffey1990 (-)SF1.98/ 6'6''199019911
John Shasky1986 (61)C2.10/ 6'11''198819913
Mychal Thompson1978 (1)PF/C2.08/ 6'10''1978199112
Mark Olberdingn.dPF/SF2.03/ 6'8''1976198711
Ray Williams1977 (10)PG1.91/ 6'3''1977198710
Jim Brewer1973 (2)PF2.06/ 6'9''197319829
Ron Behagen1973 (7)PF/C2.06/ 6'9''197319807
Lou Hudson1966 (4)G/F1.96/ 6'5''1966197913
Archie Clark1966 (37)PG/SG1.88/ 6'2''1966197610
Larry Mikan1970 (64)SF/PF2.01/ 6'7''197019711
Dick Garmaker1955 (1)G/F1.91/ 6'3''195519616
Ron Johnson1960 (12)PF/SF2.03/ 6'8''196019611
Doug Bolstorff1957 (57)SG/PG1.93/ 6'4''195719581
Ed Kalafat1954 (9)C1.98/ 6'6''195419573
Chuck Mencel1955 (14)PG1.83/ 6'0''195519572
Whitey Skoog1951 (10)SG/PG1.80/ 5'11''195119576
Kleggie Hermsenn.dC/PF2.06/ 6'9''194619536
Don Carlsonn.dG/F1.83/ 6'0''194619514
Bud Grant1950 (47)SF/PF1.90/ 6'3''194919512
Tony Jarosn.dF/G1.91/ 6'3''194619514
Don Smith1947 (68)G/F1.88/ 6'2''194819491

Other NBA draft picks out of Minnesota 1

19582541George KlineMinneapolis Lakers
19572541Jed DormeyerCincinnati Royals
19544559Buzz BennettMinneapolis Lakers
200355226Rick RickertMinnesota Timberwolves
19735947Clyde TurnerMilwaukee Bucks
19656175Terry KunzeSt. Louis Hawks
195971104Roger JohnsonMinneapolis Lakers
197379510Dave WinfieldAtlanta Hawks
19627998Bill MatsonLos Angeles Lakers
196686102Don YatesSt. Louis Hawks
196891713Tom KondlaMilwaukee Bucks
195292106Dick MeansMinneapolis Lakers
196598134Mel NorthwaySt. Louis Hawks
1982102510Mark HallAtlanta Hawks
197110674Ollie ShannonCincinnati Royals
1953107134Bob GelleMinneapolis Lakers
1985109516Tommy DavisDallas Mavericks
197110977Eric HillSan Diego Rockets
197811666Dave WineyBoston Celtics
198212469Gary HolmesDetroit Pistons
1978130620Osborne LockhartPhiladelphia 76ers
1973151914Corky TaylorBoston Celtics
197917195James JacksonChicago Bulls
1969207181Al NunessPhoenix Suns
(1) Non NCAA international players are listed by the country in which they were playing when drafted or signed if undrafted.