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Big 5 players in the first round of the NBA Draft

Since the NBA instituted the lottery in 1985, 18 Big 5 players have been selected in the first round. Here is a look at those players and how their post-Big 5 careers in the NBA panned out.

Big 5 players in the first round of the NBA Draft

Since the NBA instituted the lottery in 1985, 18 Big 5 players have been selected in the first round. Here is a look at those players and how their post-Big 5 careers in the NBA panned out.

* - denotes active player

Player School Year Pick Picked by Seasons Games Points PPG
Eddie Jones Temple 1994 10 L.A. Lakers 14 955 14,153 14.8
Tim Thomas  Villanova  1997  New Jersey  12  807  9,319  11.5 
Kerry Kittles  Villanova 1996  New Jersey  507  7,165  14,1 
Aaron McKie  Temple  1994  17  Portland  793  5,871  7.4 
*Jameer Nelson  St. Joe's  2004  20  Denver  470 5,866  12.5
Lionel Simmons La Salle  1990  Sacramento  454  5,833  12.8 
Eddie Pinckney  Villanova  1985  10  Phoenix  12  793  5,372  6.8 
*Randy Foye  Villanova  2006  Boston  324 3,801  11.7
*Delonte West  St. Joe's  2004  24  Boston  388  3,777  9.7 
Tim Perry  Temple  1988  Phoenix  481  3,283  6.8 
*Kyle Lowry  Villanova  2006  24  Memphis  312  3,062  9.8 
Harold Pressley  Villanova  1986  17  Sacramento  299  2,702  9.0 
Duane Causwell Temple  1990  18  Sacramento  11  541  2,648  4.9 
Mark Macon Temple  1991  Denver  251  1,685  6.7
Michael Bradley  Villanova  2001  17  Toronto  173  483  2.8 
Mardy Collins Temple  2006  29  New York  146  631  4.3 
Randy Woods  La Salle  1992  16  L.A. Clippers   4 151  356  2.4 
Mo Martin  St. Joe's  1986  16  Denver  69  204  3.0 
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