NBA players drafted/signed out of New Mexico

The basketball team of New Mexico is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the Mountain West conference and is nicknamed as the Lobos.

37 players have been selected out of New Mexico in NBA draft history, 8 in the first round (1 during the last 10 years), 5 in the second round and 0 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of New Mexico was selected in the NBA draft was in 2014.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of New Mexico: Chicago Bulls (3 times), Los Angeles Lakers (3), Sacramento Kings (3).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of New Mexico 1

No players drafted/signed out of New Mexico are currently playing in the NBA.

Former NBA players out of New Mexico 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Tony Snell2013 (20)F/G1.98/ 6'6''201320229
Cameron Bairstow2014 (49)PF/C2.06/ 6'9''201420162
Drew Gordon2012 (-)PF2.06/ 6'9''201420151
Danny Granger2005 (17)SF2.06/ 6'9''2005201510
Alex Kirk2014 (-)C2.13/ 7'0''201420151
Darington Hobson2010 (37)G/F2.01/ 6'7''201120121
J.R. Giddens2008 (30)F/G1.96/ 6'5''200820102
Kenny Thomas1999 (22)PF2.01/ 6'7''1999201011
Charles Smith1997 (26)SG1.93/ 6'4''199720065
Luc Longley1991 (7)C2.18/ 7'2''1991200110
Michael Cooper1978 (60)G/F1.96/ 6'5''1978199012
Jerome Hendersonn.dC/PF2.10/ 6'11''198519872
Mel Daniels1967 (9)C2.06/ 6'9''197619771
Greg Howard1970 (10)PF/C2.06/ 6'9''197019722

Other NBA draft picks out of New Mexico 1

19641324Ira HargePhiladelphia 76ers
19682634Ron NelsonBaltimore Bullets
19783129Marvin JohnsonChicago Bulls
197135218Willie LongCleveland Cavaliers
19695148Ron SanfordCincinnati Royals
19735341Darrel MinniefieldPhiladelphia 76ers
19635874Ira HargeDetroit Pistons
19747452Bernard HardinPortland Trail Blazers
195287101Jim TackettMilwaukee Hawks
195688133Tony RoybalNew York Knicks
198489419Phillip SmithDetroit Pistons
19819654Ken PageCleveland Cavaliers
1980102510Larry BelinPortland Trail Blazers
1980106514Albert JonesHouston Rockets
197911365Phil AbneyNew York Knicks
1967119116Bill MorganSan Francisco Warriors
198712369Kelvin ScarboroughDenver Nuggets
1967127124Ben MonroeLos Angeles Lakers
1980130615Everette JeffersonHouston Rockets
197813978Willie HowardNew Orleans Hornets
198414576Tim GarrettWashington Bullets
1977145714Richard RobinsonSan Antonio Spurs
198614677Johnny BrownLos Angeles Clippers
19701681015Ron BeckerBaltimore Bullets
19792001016Russell SaundersKansas City Kings
1970212149Ron SanfordLos Angeles Lakers
(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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