Which Colleges Produce the Best NBA Talent?

Before I start, I must emphasize that this is active players only. The NBA is very interesting when it comes to success from alumni, because a lot of stars like Stephen Curry, James Harden, Damian Lillard, Kawhi Leonard, and Paul George are the only notable players to come out of their schools. With that being said, there are many schools that have had a multitude of successful NBA players, and here are the top 10 colleges that produce the best NBA talent.

Credit: New York Times

1) Kentucky Wildcats

Top 5: Anthony Davis, Karl Anthony Towns, Devon Booker, John Wall, Demarcus Cousins

Other notable players: Julius Randle, De’aaron Fox, Rajon Rondo, Patrick Patterson, Jamal Murray, Kevin Knox, Shai Gilgeous Alexander, Willie Cauley Stein, Eric Bledsoe, Bam Adebayo

2)Texas Longhorns

Top 5: Kevin Durant, Lamarcus Aldridge, Myles Turner, Avery Bradley, PJ Tucker

Other Notable Players: Jarrett Allen, Cory Joseph, Tristan Thompson, DJ Augustin, Mo Bamba, Jaxon Hayes

Credit: Complex

3) UCLA Bruins

Top 5: Russell Westbrook, Kevin Love, Jrue Holiday, Zach Lavine, Lonzo Ball

Other Notable Players: Trevor Ariza

4) Connecticut Huskies

Top 5: Kemba Walker, Andre Drummond, Rudy Gay, Jeremy Lamb, Shabazz Napier

5) Duke Blue Devils

Top 5: Kyrie Irving, Jayson Tatum, JJ Redick, Justise Winslow, Marvin Bagley

Other Notable Players: Wendell Carter Jr. , Quinn Cook, Harry Giles, Rodney Hood, Brandon Ingram, Tyus Jones, Luke Kennard, Jahlil Okafor, Mason and Miles Plumlee, Gary Trent Jr., Zion Williamson, RJ Barrett, Cam Reddish

*The reason they are lower than schools with less players is the level of talent is lower

Credit: Bleacher Report

6) Kansas Jayhawks

Top 5: Joel Embiid, Andrew Wiggins, Kelly Oubre, Marcus Morris, Markieff Morris

Other Notable Players: Josh Jackson

7) Arizona Wildcats

Top 5: Andre Iguodala, Aaron Gordon, Lauri Markkanen, Deandre Ayton, Rondae Hollis Jefferson

Other Notable Players: Stanley Johnson, Allonzo Trier, TJ Mcconnell

Credit: Laker Nation

8) Florida Gators

Top 5: Bradley Beal, Al Horford, Chandler Parsons, Joakim Noah, Corey Brewer

9) North Carolina Tar Heels

Top 5: Harrison Barnes, Danny Green, Marvin Williams, Reggie Bullock, Vince Carter

Other Notable Players: Wayne Ellington, Coby White, Cameron Johnson, Ed Davis

10) USC Trojans

Top 5: Demar Derozan, Nikola Vucevic, Taj Gibson, Dewayne Dedmon, Kevin Porter

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