Big 12 Alumni on NBA Rosters

Watch an NBA game and there is a good likelihood you'll see a Big 12 alumni in uniform. As of the start of training camp, 52 hoopsters who called the Big 12 home were on NBA rosters.

Not surprisingly, the Kansas Jayhawks lead the pack with 13 former student-athletes employed by NBA teams. Texas is a close second, with 11 former players. The only school who probably shouldn't use the NBA as a recruiting pitch is Nebraska, who has nobody in the Association.

If you want to get the most bang for your Big 12 buck, watch any of the 4 match-ups between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Memphis Grizzlies, as 6 guys will suit up for the Thunder and 5 for the Grizzlies.  All told, 23 of the 30 NBA teams are carrying Big 12 alumni.

See a complete list of all Big 12ers on NBA rosters after The Jump. And for your enjoyment they are listed both by NBA team and also by college.

Big 12 Alumni on NBA Rosters (sorted by school)

Player Team College
Tweety Carter Oklahoma City Thunder Baylor Bears
Curtis Jerrells San Antonio Spurs Baylor
Brian Skinner Milwaukee Bucks Baylor
Ekpe Udoh Golden State Warriors Baylor
Chauncey Billups Denver Nuggets Colorado Buffaloes
Craig Brackins Philadelphia 76ers Iowa St Cyclones
Cole Aldrich Oklahoma City Thunder Kansas Jayhawks
Darrell Arthur Memphis Grizzlies Kansas
Mario Chalmers Miami Heat Kansas
Sherron Collins Charlotte Bobcats Kansas
Nick Collison Oklahoma City Thunder Kansas
Drew Gooden Milwaukee Bucks Kansas
Xavier Henry Memphis Grizzlies Kansas
Kirk Hinrich Washington Wizards Kansas
Darnell Jackson Sacramento Kings Kansas
Aaron Miles Golden State Warriors Kansas
Paul Pierce Boston Celtics Kansas
Brandon Rush Indiana Pacers Kansas
Julian Wright Toronto Raptors Kansas
Michael Beasley Minnesota Timberwolves Kansas St Wildcats
Cartier Martin Washington Wizards Kansas St
Bill Walker New York Knicks Kansas St
DeMarre Carroll Memphis Grizzlies Missouri Tigers
Keyon Dooling Milwaukee Bucks Mizzou
Linas Kleiza Toronto Raptors Mizzou
Tiny Gallon Milwaukee Bucks Oklahoma Sooners
Blake Griffin Los Angeles Clippers Oklahoma
Longar Longar Oklahoma City Thunder Oklahoma
Eduardo Najera Charlotte Bobcats Oklahoma
Willie Warren Los Angeles Clippers Oklahoma
Tony Allen Memphis Grizzlies Oklahoma St Cowboys
James Anderson San Antonio Spurs Oklahoma St
Cheyne Gadson Golden State Warriors Oklahoma St
Joey Graham Cleveland Cavaliers Oklahoma St
Stephen Graham New Jersey Nets Oklahoma St
John Lucas Chicago Bulls Oklahoma St
LaMarcus Aldridge Portland Trail Blazers Texas Longhorns
Connor Atchley Sacramento Kings Texas
D.J. Augustin Charlotte Bobcats Texas
Avery Bradley Boston Celtics Texas
Kevin Durant Oklahoma City Thunder Texas
Maurice Evans Atlanta Hawks Texas
T.J. Ford Indiana Pacers Texas
Daniel Gibson Cleveland Cavaliers Texas
Royal Ivey Oklahoma City Thunder Texas
Damion James New Jersey Nets Texas
Dexter Pittman Miami Heat Texas
Chinemelu Elonu Los Angeles Lakers Texas A&M Aggies
DeAndre Jordan Los Angeles Clippers Texas A&M
Acie Law Memphis Grizzlies Texas A&M
Antoine Wright Sacramento Kings Texas A&M
Tony Battie Philadelphia 76ers Texas Tech Red Raiders

 

Big 12 Alumni on NBA Rosters (sorted by NBA Team)

Player Team College
Maurice Evans Atlanta Hawks Texas
Paul Pierce Boston Celtics Kansas
Avery Bradley Boston Celtics Texas
Sherron Collins Charlotte Bobcats Kansas
Eduardo Najera Charlotte Bobcats Oklahoma
D.J. Augustin Charlotte Bobcats Texas
John Lucas Chicago Bulls Oklahoma St
Joey Graham Cleveland Cavaliers Oklahoma St
Daniel Gibson Cleveland Cavaliers Texas
Chauncey Billups Denver Nuggets Colorado
Ekpe Udoh Golden State Warriors Baylor
Aaron Miles Golden State Warriors Kansas
Cheyne Gadson Golden State Warriors Oklahoma St
Brandon Rush Indiana Pacers Kansas
T.J. Ford Indiana Pacers Texas
Blake Griffin Los Angeles Clippers Oklahoma
Willie Warren Los Angeles Clippers Oklahoma
DeAndre Jordan Los Angeles Clippers Texas A&M
Chinemelu Elonu Los Angeles Lakers Texas A&M
Darrell Arthur Memphis Grizzlies Kansas
Xavier Henry Memphis Grizzlies Kansas
DeMarre Carroll Memphis Grizzlies Mizzou
Tony Allen Memphis Grizzlies Oklahoma St
Acie Law Memphis Grizzlies Texas A&M
Mario Chalmers Miami Heat Kansas
Dexter Pittman Miami Heat Texas
Brian Skinner Milwaukee Bucks Baylor
Drew Gooden Milwaukee Bucks Kansas
Keyon Dooling Milwaukee Bucks Mizzou
Tiny Gallon Milwaukee Bucks Oklahoma
Michael Beasley Minnesota Timberwolves Kansas St
Stephen Graham New Jersey Nets Oklahoma St
Damion James New Jersey Nets Texas
Bill Walker New York Knicks Kansas St
Tweety Carter Oklahoma City Thunder Baylor
Cole Aldrich Oklahoma City Thunder Kansas
Nick Collison Oklahoma City Thunder Kansas
Longar Longar Oklahoma City Thunder Oklahoma
Kevin Durant Oklahoma City Thunder Texas
Royal Ivey Oklahoma City Thunder Texas
Craig Brackins Philadelphia 76ers Iowa St
Tony Battie Philadelphia 76ers Texas Tech
LaMarcus Aldridge Portland Trail Blazers Texas
Darnell Jackson Sacramento Kings Kansas
Connor Atchley Sacramento Kings Texas
Antoine Wright Sacramento Kings Texas A&M
Curtis Jerrells San Antonio Spurs Baylor
James Anderson San Antonio Spurs Oklahoma St
Julian Wright Toronto Raptors Kansas
Linas Kleiza Toronto Raptors Mizzou
Kirk Hinrich Washington Wizards Kansas
Cartier Martin Washington Wizards Kansas St

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