Big 12 in the NBA

Paul Pierce, F, Kansas (1995-1998)
Boston Celtics (1998-present)

Kevin Durant, F, Texas (2006-2007)
Seattle Supersonics/Oklahoma City Thunder (2007-present)

Durant didn’t hang around the Big 12 very long, but it looks like he’s on his way to being the best NBA player the conference has ever produced. In my opinion Pierce still holds that distinction, but a changing of the guard could certainly be coming. The former rookie of the year became the youngest player in NBA history to win a scoring title, doing so in 2009-2010. He also led the United States to a gold medal in the 2010 FIBA championships.

Linas Kleiza, F, Missouri (2003-2005)
Denver Nuggets (2005-2009), Toronto Raptors (2010-present)

Sherron Collins, G, Kansas (2006-2010)
Charlotte Bobcats (2010-present)

Maurice Evans, G/F, Texas (2000-2001)
Minnesota Timberwolves (2001-2002), Sacramento Kings (2004-2005), Detroit Pistons (2005-2006), Los Angeles Lakers (2006-2007), Los Angeles Lakers/Orlando Magic (2007-2008), Atlanta Hawks (2008-present)

Chauncey Billups, G, Colorado (1995-1997)
Boston Celtics/Toronto Raptors (1997-1998), Denver Nuggets (1998-2000), Minnesota Timberwolves (2000-2002), Detroit Pistons (2002-2008), Detroit Pistons/Denver Nuggets (2008-2009), Denver Nuggets (2009-present)

Keyon Dooling, G, Missouri (1998-2000)
Los Angeles Clippers (2000-2004), Miami Heat (2004-2005), Orlando Magic (2005-2008), New Jersey Nets (2008-2010), Milwaukee Bucks (2010-present)

D.J. Augustin, G, Texas (2006-2008)
Charlotte Bobcats (2008-present)

Eduardo Najera, F, Oklahoma (1996-2000)
Dallas Mavericks (2000-2004), Golden State Warriors/Denver Nuggets (2004-2005), Denver Nuggets (2005-2008), New Jersey Nets (2008-2009), New Jersey Nets/Dallas Mavericks (2009-2010), Charlotte Bobcats (2010-present)

Joey Graham, F, Oklahoma State (2003-2005)
Toronto Raptors (2005-2009), Denver Nuggets (2009-2010), Cleveland Cavaliers (2010-present)

James Anderson, G, Oklahoma State (2007-2010)
San Antonio Spurs (2010-present)

Daniel Gibson, G, Texas (2004-2006)
Cleveland Cavaliers (2006-present)

Acie Law, G, Texas A&M (2003-2007)
Atlanta Hawks (2007-2009), Golden State Warriors/Charlotte Bobcats/Chicago Bulls (2009-2010), Memphis Grizzlies/Golden State Warriors (2010-present)

Epke Udoh, F, Baylor (2009-2010)
Golden State Warriors (2010-present)

Brandon Rush, G, Kansas (2005-2008)
Indiana Pacers (2008-present)

T.J. Ford, G, Texas (2001-2003)
Milwaukee Bucks (2003-2006), Toronto Raptors (2006-2008), Indiana Pacers (2008-present)

Willie Warren, G, Oklahoma (2008-2010)
Los Angeles Clippers (2010-present)

Blake Griffin, F, Oklahoma (2007-2009)
Los Angeles Clippers (2009-present)

DeAndre Jordan, C, Texas A&M (2007-2008)
Los Angeles Clippers (2008-present)

DeMarre Carroll, F, Missouri (2007-2009)
Memphis Grizzlies (2009-present)

Darrell Arthur, F, Kansas (2006-2008)
Memphis Grizzlies (2008-present)

Xavier Henry, G/F, Kansas (2009-2010)
Memphis Grizzlies (2010-present)

Mario Chalmers, G, Kansas (2005-2008)
Miami Heat (2008-present)

Drew Gooden, F, Kansas (1999-2002)
Memphis Grizzlies/Orlando Magic (2002-2003), Orlando Magic (2003-2004), Cleveland Cavaliers (2004-2007), Cleveland Cavaliers/Chicago Bulls (2007-2008), Chicago Bulls/Sacramento Kings/San Antonio Spurs (2008-2009), Los Angeles Clippers/Dallas Mavericks (2009-2010), Milwaukee Bucks (2010-present)

Michael Beasley, F, Kansas State (2007-2008)
Miami Heat (2008-2010), Minnesota Timberwolves (2010-present)

Stephen Graham, G, Oklahoma State (2003-2005)
Houston Rockets/Chicago Bulls/Cleveland Cavaliers (2005-2006), Portland Trail Blazers (2006-2007), Indiana Pacers (2007-2009), Charlotte Bobcats (2009-2010), New Jersey Nets (2010-present)

Bill Walker, G/F, Kansas State (2006-2008)
Boston Celtics (2008-2009), Boston Celtics/New York Knicks (2009-2010), New York Knicks (2010-present)

Royal Ivey, G, Texas (2000-2004)
Atlanta Hawks (2004-2007), Milwaukee Bucks (2007-2008), Philadelphia 76ers (2008-2009), Philadelphia 76ers/Milwaukee Bucks (2009-2010), Oklahoma City Thunder (2010-present)

Cole Aldrich, C, Kansas (2007-2010)
Oklahoma City Thunder (2010-present)

Nick Collison, C, Kansas (1999-2003)
Seattle Supersonics (2004-2008), Oklahoma City Thunder (2008-present)

Tony Battie, C/F, Texas Tech (1994-1997)
Denver Nuggets (1997-1998), Boston Celtics (1998-2003), Boston Celtics/Cleveland Cavaliers (2003-2004), Orlando Magic (2004-2009), New Jersey Nets (2009-2010), Philadelphia 76ers (2010-present)

Craig Brackins, F, Iowa State (2007-2010)
Philadelphia 76ers (2010-present)

LaMarcus Aldridge, F, Texas (2004-2006)
Portland Trail Blazers (2006-present)

Darnell Jackson, F, Kansas (2004-2008)
Cleveland Cavaliers (2008-2009), Cleveland Cavaliers/Milwaukee Bucks (2009-2010), Sacramento Kings (2010-present)

Julian Wright, F, Kansas (2005-2007)
New Orleans Hornets (2007-2010), Toronto Raptors (2010-present)

Cartier Martin, F, Kansas State (2003-2007)
Charlotte Bobcats (2008-2009), Golden State Warriors/Washington Wizards (2009-2010), Washington Wizards (2010-present)

Kirk Hinrich, G, Kansas (1999-2003)
Chicago Bulls (2003-2010), Washington Wizards (2010-2011), Atlanta Hawks (2011-present)

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