NBA players drafted/signed out of Wake Forest

The basketball team of Wake Forest is currently part of the NCAA Division I. The team plays in the ACC conference and is nicknamed as the Demon Deacons.

42 players have been selected out of Wake Forest in NBA draft history, 15 in the first round (2 during the last 10 years), 8 in the second round and 1 among the top 3 picks. The last time a player out of Wake Forest was selected in the NBA draft was in 2022.

NBA teams with most selected players drafted out of Wake Forest: Oklahoma City Thunder (4 times), Washington Wizards (4), Boston Celtics (4).

Active NBA players drafted/signed out of Wake Forest 1

Former NBA players out of Wake Forest 1

NameDraftPos.HtIn the NBA
Jaylen Hoard2019 (-)PF/C2.03/ 6'8''201920223
Al-Farouq Aminu2010 (8)PF/SF2.03/ 6'8''2010202111
Jeff Teague2009 (19)PG1.91/ 6'3''2009202112
Tim Duncan1997 (1)PF/C2.11/ 6'11''1997201619
Josh Howard2003 (29)SF2.01/ 6'7''2003201310
Darius Songaila2002 (49)C/PF2.06/ 6'9''200320118
Rodney Rogers1993 (9)PF/SF2.01/ 6'7''1993200512
Rusty LaRuen.dPG1.88/ 6'2''199720045
Muggsy Bogues1987 (12)PG1.60/ 5'3''1987200114
Chris King1992 (45)SF2.03/ 6'8''199319993
R. Childress1995 (19)PG1.88/ 6'2''199519972
Anthony Tucker1992 (-)SF2.03/ 6'8''199419951
Danny Young1984 (39)PG1.91/ 6'3''1984199510
Frank Johnson1981 (11)PG1.85/ 6'1''1981199410
Delaney Rudd1985 (83)PG/SG1.88/ 6'2''198919934
Kenny Green1985 (12)SF1.98/ 6'6''198519872
Jim Johnstone1982 (51)C/PF2.11/ 6'11''198219831
Guy Morgan1982 (40)SG2.03/ 6'8''198219831
Charlie Davis1971 (120)SG1.88/ 6'2''197119743
Gil McGregor1971 (89)PF2.03/ 6'8''197119721
Len Chappell1962 (6)PF/C2.03/ 6'8''196219719
Paul Long1967 (45)SG1.88/ 6'2''196719713
Ron Watts1965 (20)SF/PF1.98/ 6'6''196519672
Dave Budd1960 (10)SF1.98/ 6'6''196019655
Dick Hemric1955 (12)PF1.98/ 6'6''195519572

Other NBA draft picks out of Wake Forest 1

197817117Rod GriffinDenver Nuggets
198440216Anthony TeacheyDallas Mavericks
19635571Bob WoolardNew York Knicks
197756312Skip BrownBoston Celtics
197761317Jerry SchellenbergWashington Bullets
197876410Leroy McDonaldBuffalo Braves
19748159Tony ByersBuffalo Braves
197698612Darrell PetersonSeattle SuperSonics
1967104102Jim BoshartChicago Bulls
1983130614Alvis RogersKansas City Kings
1967147146Jim SutherlandSeattle SuperSonics
1982154716Mike HelmsHouston Rockets
1973167112Ed PaynePortland Trail Blazers
1970177117Dick WalkerBuffalo Braves
1972188151Rich HaubeggarPortland Trail Blazers
(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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