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LSU Tigers in the NBA Draft

Published: June 26, 2014, 12:00 AM (CT)
Updated: June 27, 2014, 08:53 AM (CT)

by LSUsports.net (@LSUsports), LSU Sports Interactive

 

Since 1952, 50 LSU Tigers have been selected in the NBA Draft including 13 No. 1 picks. Shaquille O'Neal was the No. 1 overall pick in the 1992 Draft by the Orlando Magic.

Year-by-Year in the NBA/ABA/BAA Draft

Year Player Team (League) (Trade) Round Pick
1947 Jack Coleman Indianapolis    
  Bobby Lowther Indianapolis    
1948 Bobby Lowther Minneapolis Lakers (BAA)    
1952 Joe Dean Indianapolis Olympians 1 4
1954 Bob Pettit Milwaukee 1 2
1955 Don Belcher Fort Wayne    
1960 Dick Davies St. Louis 8 79
1961 Bill Engressor New York 14 105
1965 Dick Maile Cincinnati 11 85
1966 John Jones Baltimore 5 46
1970 Pete Maravich Atlanta 1 3
  Dan Hester Atlanta 2 31
1971 Nelson Isley Buffalo 17 230
1972 Al Sanders Baltimore 4 56
1974 Ed Palubinskas Atlanta 4 61
    Utah Stars (ABA) 8  
  Collis Temple Jr. Phoenix 6 94
    San Antonio (ABA) 3  
  Glen Hansen Kentucky Colonels (ABA) 9  
1975 Glen Hansen KC-Omaha 2 31
    Memphis Sounds (ABA) 4  
1978 Kenny Higgs Cleveland 3 57
1979 Al Green Phoenix 3 64
  Lionel Green Houston 4 80
1980 DeWayne Scales New York 2 36
  Rick Mattick New Jersey 6 121
1981 Greg Cook New York 2 40
  Durand "Rudy" Macklin Atlanta 3 52
  Ethan Martin Cleveland 4 74
  Willie Sims Denver 5 101
1983 Howard Carter Denver 1 15
1984 Leonard Mitchell Cleveland 3 60
  John Tudor Dallas 9 198
1985 Jerry Reynolds Milwaukee 1 22
1986 John Williams Washington Bullets 1 12
  Don Redden Denver 3 64
  Derrick Taylor Indiana 4 72
1987 Nikita Wilson Portland 2 30
  Anthony Wilson Chicago 5 102
1988 Jose Vargas Dallas 2 49
  Hernan Montenegro Philadelphia 3 57
1989 Ricky Blanton Phoenix 2 46
1990 Chris Jackson * Denver (from Miami) 1 3
1991 Stanley Roberts Orlando (from San Antonio) 1 23
1992 Shaquille O'Neal * Orlando 1 1
1993 Geert Hammink Orlando (from New York) 1 26
1996 Randy Livingston Houston (from Vancouver via Washington and Orlando) 2 42
  Ronnie Henderson Washington (from San Antonio via Charlotte) 2 55
2000 Stromile Swift * Vancouver 1 2
  Jabari Smith Sacramento 2 45
2005 Brandon Bass New Orleans 2 33
2006 Tyrus Thomas * Portland (traded to Chicago) 1 4
2007 Glen Davis Seattle (traded to Boston) 2 35
2008 Anthony Randolph Golden State 1 14
2009 Marcus Thornton Miami 2 43
2012 Justin Hamilton Philadelphia (traded to Miami) 2 45
2014 Johnny O'Bryant III Milwaukee 2 36

* lottery pick

 

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