SAN FRANCISCO – With the 2022 NBA Playoffs officially tipping off on Saturday, April 16, Pac-12 Men’s Basketball will be represented by all 12 programs and 37 former standouts in the postseason. It’s the most former Pac-12 players in the NBA Playoffs since also having 37 in 2018.
When the 2021-22 regular season began in October, there were 66 former Pac-12 standouts across 26 of the NBA’s 30 franchises.
Among conference members, UCLA and USC lead all programs with six former players apiece on Playoffs rosters, followed by ARIZONA with five, and OREGON, STANFORD and WASHINGTON each with four.
FORMER STUDENT-ATHLETES ON 2022 NBA PLAYOFFS ROSTERS BY CONFERENCE
|Conference||Former Student-Athletes||Avg. per Membership|
FORMER STUDENT-ATHLETES ON 2022 NBA PLAYOFFS ROSTERS BY PAC-12 TEAMS
FORMER PAC-12 STUDENT-ATHLETES ON 2022 NBA PLAYOFFS ROSTERS
|Atlanta Hawks (2)||Onyeka Okongwu – USC; Delon Wright – UTAH|
|Boston Celtics (3)||Jaylen Brown – CAL; Payton Pritchard – ORE; Derrick White – COLO|
|Brooklyn Nets (0)||None|
|Chicago Bulls (5)||Lonzo Ball – UCLA; Troy Brown Jr. – ORE; DeMar DeRozan – USC; Zach LaVine – UCLA; Nikola Vucevic – USC|
|Dallas Mavericks (4)||Marquese Chriss – WASH; Spencer Dinwiddie – COLO; Josh Green – ARIZ; Dwight Powell – STAN|
|Denver Nuggets (2)||Aaron Gordon – ARIZ; Zeke Nnaji – ARIZ|
|Golden State Warriors (4)||Andre Iguodala – ARIZ; Kevon Looney – UCLA; Gary Payton II – OSU; Klay Thompson – WSU|
|Memphis Grizzlies (5)||Kyle Anderson – UCLA; Dillon Brooks – ORE; De’Anthony Melton – USC; Tyrell Terry – STAN; Ziaire Williams – STAN|
|Miami Heat (1)||Dewayne Dedmon – USC|
|Milwaukee Bucks (2)||Jrue Holiday – UCLA; Brook Lopez – STAN|
|Minnesota Timberwolves (4)||Jaden McDaniels – WASH; Jordan McLaughlin – USC; Jaylen Nowell – WASH; McKinley Wright IV – COLO|
|New Orleans Pelicans (0)||None|
|Philadelphia 76ers (2)||James Harden – ASU; Matisse Thybulle – WASH|
|Phoenix Suns (2)||Deandre Ayton – ARIZ; Aaron Holiday – UCLA|
|Toronto Raptors (1)||Chris Boucher – ORE|
|Utah Jazz (0)||None|