With the NBA draft today, Go Joe Bruin takes a look at and ranks several UCLA basketball players that have been taken in the last 10 years.
This is UCLA basketball. It is the program with the most men’s college basketball championships in NCAA history with 11. Along with an awe-inspiring amount of banners, UCLA has also had a rich history of players entering the NBA.
UCLA has had players like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Reggie Miller, Gail Goodrich, Jamaal Wilkes and Bill Walton (just to name a few) not only make it to the NBA, but make a huge impact with their respective teams. It is the Bruin way.
The same goes for the last 10 years, sort of. From 2006 to 2015, UCLA has had 16 total players taken in the NBA draft, some of which have faded into the background (or the Euro League) and some that are shining brighter and brighter every year.
Here we rank these 16 former UCLA Basketball players that were selected in the NBA Draft based on their achievements at UCLA, their draft selection as well as what they have achieved in the professional ranks.
So without further ado, let’s take a look at the UCLA Basketball players selected in the NBA Draft in the last decade…
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