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This List of Florida Gators men's basketball players in the NBA includes those former Florida Gators who have played in one or more regular season games of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Florida Gators men's basketball team represents the University of Florida was founded in 1915, and represents the university in intercollegiate competition. The University of Florida is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Southeastern Conference (SEC). The Gators have won two NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championships in 2006 and 2007. After their college careers, several former Gators have played professionally in the NBA. As of the 2011–12 NBA season, 26 former Florida players have played in the NBA. During the 2011–2012 NBA season, 10 former Gators were active players in the NBA.

Nine former Florida players have won the NBA Championships. Vernon Maxwell won the title twice with the Houston Rockets in 1994 and 1995. Udonis Haslem and Jason Williams were part of the Miami Heat starting lineup that won the 2006 NBA title. In 2007, Matt Bonner and James White won the NBA title with the San Antonio Spurs, although White did not play any game in the playoffs. Two-time NCAA champion Corey Brewer won the 2011 NBA title with the Dallas Mavericks. Mike Miller won titles in 2012 and 2013 with the Miami Heat, and David Lee and Marreese Speights won a title in 2015 with the Golden State Warriors.

In the 2007 NBA draft, Al Horford, Corey Brewer, and Joakim Noah were selected with the third, seventh and ninth pick respectively. This marked the first time three players drafted in the top 10 came from the same school.[1] Two other players, Taurean Green, and Chris Richard, were selected in the second round.

ListEdit

^ Denotes player who is still active in the NBA
Denotes player who transferred from Florida to another school before entering the NBA
 
Udonis Haslem
 
Al Horford
 
Mike Miller
Player Pos Career Yrs Career Yrs Draft Round Pick NBA achievements Ref
Florida NBA NBA Draft
Bradley Beal^ n G 2011–2012 1 2012–present 4 2012 1 3  • NBA All Star Game for team LeBron (2018, 2019)
 • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2013)
[2]
Matt Bonner F 1999–2003 4 20042017 12 2003 2 45  • 2x NBA Champion (2007, 2014) [3]
Corey Brewer^ F 2004–2007 3 2007–present 9 2007 1 7  • NBA Champion (2011) [4]
Nick Calathes PG 2007–2009 2 20132015 2 2009 2 45  • Western Conference Rookie of the Month (February 2014)
 • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2013)
[5]
Andrew DeClercq F/C 1991–1995 4 19952005 10 1995 2 34 [6]
Dorian Finney-Smith^ F 2013–2016 3 2016–present 1 2016 Undrafted [7]
Jim Grandholm F 1979–1980† 1 1990–1991 1 1984 4 76 [8]
Taurean Green G 2004–2007 3 2007–2008 1 2007 2 52 [9]
Orien Greene G 2000–2002† 2 20052007, 2011 4 2005 2 53 [10]
Donnell Harvey F 1999–2000 1 20002004, 2005 5 2000 1 22 [11]
Udonis Haslem^ F 1998–2002 4 2003–present 13 2002 Undrafted  • 3x NBA Champion (2006, 2012, 2013)
 • NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2004)
[12]
Al Horford^ C 2004–2007 3 2007–present 9 2007 1 3  • 5× NBA All-Star (2010, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2018)
 • All-NBA Third Team (2011)
 • NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2008)
 • NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2018)
[13]
Gary Keller F/C 1963–1967 4 19671969 (ABA) 2 1967 6 59 [14]
David Lee F 2001–2005 4 20052017 11 2005 1 30  • 2x NBA All-Star (2010, 2013)
 • NBA Champion (2015)
[15]
Clifford Lett G 1985–1989 4 1990, 1991 1 1989 Undrafted [16]
Vernon Macklin F 2009–2011 2 20112012 1 2011 2 52 [17]
Vernon Maxwell G 1984–1988 4 19882001 13 1988 2 47  • 2× NBA Champion (1994, 1995) [18]
Mike Miller^ F 1998–2000 2 20002017 16 2000 1 5  • 2x NBA Champion (2012, 2013)
 • NBA Sixth Man of the Year (2006)
 • NBA Rookie of the Year (2001)
 • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2001)
[19]
Erik Murphy F 2009–2013 4 2013–2014 1 2013 2 49 [20]
Joakim Noah^ C 2004–2007 3 2007–present 9 2007 1 9  • NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2011)
 • NBA Defensive Player of the Year (2014)
[21]
Chandler Parsons^ F 2007–2011 4 2011–present 5 2011 2 38  • NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2012) [22]
Rich Peek C 1963–1964† 2 1967–1968 (ABA) 1 1967 15 148 [23]
Chris Richard F 2003–2007 4 2007–2008, 2010 2 2007 2 41 [24]
Anthony Roberson G 2002–2005 3 20052007, 2008–2009 3 2005 Undrafted [25]
Dwayne Schintzius C 1986–1990 4 19901997, 1999 8 1988 1 24 [26]
Marreese Speights F 2006–2008 2 20082018 8 2008 1 16  • NBA Champion (2015) [27]
Neal Walk C 1965–1969 4 19691976 8 1969 1 2 [28]
Matt Walsh G/F 2002–2005 3 2005 1 2005 Undrafted [29]
James White G/F 2001–2002† 1 2006–2007, 2009, 2013 3 2006 2 31  • NBA Champion (2007) [30]
Jason Williams G 1997–1998 1 19982008, 20092011 12 1998 1 7  • NBA Champion (2006) [31]

Bradley Beal was an all-star during the 2017-2018 season for team LeBron

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

General
  • "Florida Men's Basketball: 2011–12 Media Guide" (PDF). University of Florida. p. 161. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  • "NBA & ABA Players Who Attended University of Florida". basketball-reference.com. Archived from the original on April 3, 2012. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
Specific
  1. ^ DuPree, David (June 28, 2007). "Florida trio tapped in top 10; Celts land Ray Allen". USA Today. Retrieved May 3, 2009.
  2. ^ "Bradley Beal Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved March 5, 2013.
  3. ^ "Matt Bonner Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  4. ^ "Corey Brewer Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  5. ^ "Nick Calathes Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved November 17, 2017.
  6. ^ "Andrew DeClercq Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  7. ^ "Dorian Finney-Smith Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  8. ^ "Jim Grandholm Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  9. ^ "Taurean Green Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  10. ^ "Orien Greene Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  11. ^ "Donnell Harvey Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  12. ^ "Udonis Haslem Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  13. ^ "Al Horford Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  14. ^ "Gary Keller Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  15. ^ "David Lee Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  16. ^ "Clifford Lett Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  17. ^ "Vernon Macklin Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  18. ^ "Vernon Maxwell Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  19. ^ "Mike Miller Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  20. ^ Template:Cite https://www.basketball-reference.com/players/m/murpher01.html
  21. ^ "Joakim Noah Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  22. ^ "Chandler Parsons Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  23. ^ "Rich Peek Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  24. ^ "Chris Richard Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  25. ^ "Anthony Roberson Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  26. ^ "Dwayne Schintzius Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  27. ^ "Marreese Speights Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  28. ^ "Neal Walk Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  29. ^ "Matt Walsh Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  30. ^ "James White Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.
  31. ^ "Jason Williams Stats". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 1, 2012.