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Friday, June 24, 2011

UK boasts 17 former players in the NBA
with addition of four draftees Thursday

After being selected in the NBA Draft Thursday, UK alumni Enes Kanter, Brandon Knight, Josh Harrellson and DeAndre Liggins join 13 other UK alumni in the NBA. You can see the full list of UK alumni and their teams at the end of the 2011 season below. Players are listed by number of years in the league:

  • Nazr Mohammed — Oklahoma City Thunder*
  • Jamaal Magloire — Miami Heat*
  • Tayshaun Prince — Detroit Pistons*
  • Keith Bogans — Chicago Bulls
  • Chuck Hayes — Houston Rockets*
  • Rajon Rondo — Boston Celtics
  • Kelenna Azubuike — Free Agent*
  • Jodie Meeks — Philadelphia 76ers
  • John Wall — Washington Wizards
  • DeMarcus Cousins — Sacramento Kings
  • Eric Bledsoe — Los Angeles Clippers
  • Patrick Patterson — Houston Rockets
  • Daniel Orton — Orlando Magic
  • Enes Kanter — Utah Jazz
  • Brandon Knight — Detroit Pistons
  • Josh Harrellson — New York Knicks
  • DeAndre Liggins — Orlando Magic

* — Mohammed, Magloire, Prince and Hayes are unrestricted free agents this offseason. Azuibuike was waived by the Knicks on Feb. 28 after missing the entire season due to an injury.

Photo of Prince by Keith Allison used through the creative commons.

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