Here are top 3 universities that have the most NBA players in history, which means they were trainied from NCAA environment.
3. North Carolina Tar Heels – 84 players
There will be no dispute about the position of most famous person after leaving the University of North Carolina. Former UNC student and former Tar Heels player Michael Jordan has won numerous trophies. The former NCAA basketball players became the most famous names in NBA history. Speaking of North Carolina, people will immediately think of Michael Jordan.
Besides MJ, North Carolina even established a legendary team with four other names. They include Billy Cunningham (1967 NBA champion), Bob McAdoo (2-time champion with LA Lakers, 1 MVP title). Besides, there are James Worthy (won the Los Angeles Lakers three times) and Larry Brown (won ABA 1969).
2. UCLA Bruins – 88 players
If North Carolina created a starting lineup with famous players in the past, UCLA Bruins could even set up a team with alumni currently playing in its NBA.
The five players in the starting lineup were Russell Westbrook, Kevin Love, Zach LaVine, Jrue Holiday and Darren Collison. Other players that could play from the bench. They include Trevor Ariza, Matt Barnes, Luc Mbah a Moute, Shabbazz Muhammad and Norman Powell. They even have a player who has not officially become an NBA player but is mentioned the most today is Lonzo Ball.
However, when it comes to UCLA Bruins’ brightest highlights, people will remember NBA legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar, triple-double expert Russell Westbrook, other NBA legends such as Reggie Miller, Bill Walton, Gail Goodrich and Jamaal Wikes.
1. Kentucky Wildcats – 95 players
No college team “offers” more players in the NBA than Kentucky Wildcats. They currently have two guns ready to shine in the NBA, Malik Monk and DeAron Fox. Both of these young players are expected to be selected in the high selection round at this year’s NBA Draft.
John Wall is a former Kentucky Wildcats player that is most famous in the NBA today. Kentucky Wildcats currently has 25 players playing in the NBA, many of which can form a huge squad with intense firepower.
Besides, there are other players such as midfielder Karl-Anthony Towns (Timberwolves), supporting striker Anthony Davis and lead striker DeMarcus Cousins (Pelicans), scoring defender will be Devin Booker (Suns) with defender dribbling John Wall (Wizards).
The reserve players are not medium-sized players. They include dribbling defenders Rajon Rondo and Eric Bledsoe, midfielder Ernes Kanter, striker Nerlens Noel, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Patrick Patterson, the two defenders scoring as Jamal Murray and James Young.
Above are top 3 universities that have the most NBA players in history.