NBA players drafted/signed out of Murray State

The basketball team of Murray State is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the Ohio Valley conference and is nicknamed as the Racers.

25 players have been selected out of Murray State in NBA draft history, 2 in the first round (2 during the last 10 years), 5 in the second round and 1 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Murray State was selected in the NBA draft was in 2019.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of Murray State: Houston Rockets (4 times), Oklahoma City Thunder (3), Los Angeles Lakers (2).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of Murray State 1

Former NBA players out of Murray State 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Shaq Buchanan2019 (-)SG1.91/ 6'3''202120221
Isaiah Canaan2013 (34)PG1.83/ 6'0''201320196
James Singletonn.dPF2.03/ 6'8''200520125
Popeye Jones1992 (41)PF2.03/ 6'8''1993200411
Marcus Brown1996 (46)SG/PG1.91/ 6'3''199620002
Jeff Martin1989 (31)SG/PG1.96/ 6'5''198919912
Dick Cunningham1968 (21)C2.08/ 6'10''196819757
Joe Fulksn.dSF1.96/ 6'5''194619548
Roy Hurleyn.dG/F1.88/ 6'2''194619471

Other NBA draft picks out of Murray State 1

19662131Stewart JohnsonNew York Knicks
19583351Quitman SullinsMinneapolis Lakers
196755512Herb McPhersonSan Diego Rockets
19717153Hector BlondetPortland Trail Blazers
195674104Howard CrittendonNew York Knicks
19487675Don ReaganChicago Stags
198089420Ray HookerSeattle SuperSonics
195298121Benny PurcellBaltimore Bullets
1953101125Garrett BeshearSyracuse Nationals
1985110517Mike LahmDetroit Pistons
19671121010John DuncanSan Diego Rockets
1983129613Glenn GreenDenver Nuggets
1977131621Grover WoolardLos Angeles Lakers
197314295Les TaylorCleveland Cavaliers
197014296Claude VirdenSeattle SuperSonics
197114498Ron JohnstonBaltimore Bullets
1979184918Ray HookerWashington Bullets
1978193107Mike MuffGolden State Warriors
(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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