NBA players drafted/signed out of Tennessee

The basketball team of Tennessee is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the SEC conference and is nicknamed as the Volunteers.

53 players have been selected out of Tennessee in NBA draft history, 11 in the first round (3 during the last 10 years), 14 in the second round and 0 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Tennessee was selected in the NBA draft was in 2022.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of Tennessee: Philadelphia 76ers (7 times), Los Angeles Lakers (4), Boston Celtics (4).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of Tennessee 1

Former NBA players out of Tennessee 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Scotty Hopson2011 (-)F/G2.01/ 6'7''201320223
Yves Pons2021 (-)SF1.97/ 6'6''202120221
Jordan Bone2019 (57)PG1.91/ 6'3''201920212
Kyle Alexander2019 (-)PF/C2.08/ 6'10''201920201
Jordan McRae2014 (58)G/F1.96/ 6'5''201520204
Jarnell Stokes2014 (35)C/PF2.06/ 6'9''201420173
C.J. Watsonn.dPG1.88/ 6'2''2007201710
Marcus Haislip2002 (13)PF/SF2.08/ 6'10''200220104
Allan Houston1993 (11)SG1.98/ 6'6''1993200512
Vincent Yarbrough2002 (32)F/G2.00/ 6'7''200220031
Dale Ellis1983 (9)G/F2.01/ 6'7''1983200017
Steve Hamer1996 (38)C2.13/ 7'0''199619971
Bernard King1977 (7)SF2.01/ 6'7''1977199314
Ian Lockhart1990 (-)SF/PF2.03/ 6'8''199019911
Dyron Nix1989 (29)SF2.01/ 6'7''198919901
Doug Roth1989 (41)C2.11/ 6'11''198919901
Tony White1987 (33)PG/SG1.88/ 6'2''198719881
Ernie Grunfeld1977 (11)G/F1.98/ 6'6''197719869
Reggie Johnson1980 (15)PF/SF2.06/ 6'9''198019844
Howard Wood1981 (27)PF/SF2.01/ 6'7''198119821
Terry Crosby1979 (62)PG1.93/ 6'4''197919801
Tom Boerwinkle1968 (4)C2.13/ 7'0''1968197810
Len Kosmalski1974 (24)C2.13/ 7'0''197419762
Gene Tormohlen1959 (13)C/PF2.03/ 6'8''196219706
Bob Hogsettn.dPF2.00/ 6'7''196619671
Paul Walther1949 (44)G/F1.88/ 6'2''194919556
Art Burris1950 (32)SF1.96/ 6'5''195019522
Dick Mehenn.dPF/C1.96/ 6'5''194919523
Marshall Hawkins1948 (27)SF/PF1.91/ 6'3''194919501
Garland O'Shieldsn.dG/F1.85/ 6'1''194619471

Other NBA draft picks out of Tennessee 1

19602541Dalen ShowalterCincinnati Royals
19552743Ed WienerPhiladelphia Warriors
19654658A.W. DavisLos Angeles Lakers
196953410Billy HannAtlanta Hawks
19665969Red RobbinsPhiladelphia 76ers
19646683Danny SchultzBaltimore Bullets
19717759Don JohnsonBaltimore Bullets
196377111Orb BowlingNew York Knicks
19508078Ed JonesFort Wayne Pistons
195683122Carl WidsethMinneapolis Lakers
198588418Mike BrooksHouston Rockets
19829452Gary CarterSan Diego Clippers
1971100615Jim EnglandChicago Bulls
1966107152Howard BayneBaltimore Bullets
1984114521Dan FedermanPhiladelphia 76ers
1953118172Doug AtkinsMinneapolis Lakers
1950121121Ed MontgomeryPhiladelphia Warriors
197012384Bobby CroftBoston Celtics
198412569Willie BurtonDenver Nuggets
1967126123Ron WidbyChicago Bulls
1987129615Fred JenkinsHouston Rockets
197713372Mike JacksonBuffalo Braves
19691401013Bill JustusPhiladelphia 76ers
1973199161Larry RobinsonPhiladelphia 76ers
(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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